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Eisenhower Statue
Plan Your Visit Safely

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Dickinson County, Kansas, the National Archives and Records Administration is closing the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene effective Monday, July 19, 2021. Read more at: https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus


 

Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation

Our Friends of the Eisenhower Foundation enjoy complimentary admission to the Eisenhower Presidential Museum — which features all-new Museum exhibits — for one year. Please note, Friends need to reserve their tickets online at: https://buy.acmeticketing.com/events/272/list

School Groups

Currently, we are not scheduling onsite school group visits. To learn more about Ike Express, our program that brings IKEducators to your classroom, or Ike Online that offers an assortment of virtual programs, please visit: https://www.eisenhowerfoundation.net/ikeducation/teachers/field-trips

Updates

July 19, 2021: Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Dickinson County, Kansas, the National Archives and Records Administration is closing the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene. Read more at: https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

July 3, 2021: The Eisenhower Presidential Museum and Place of Meditation are now open Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

June 16, 2021: The Eisenhower Presidential Museum and Place of Meditation are now open Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more at: https://www.eisenhowerlibrary.gov/press-releases/newly-expanded-hours

June 9, 2021: The Place of Meditation is now open to visitors. All other buildings including research services, gift shop, and the boyhood home remain closed until further notice.

May 20, 2021: The Eisenhower Presidential Museum is now open to visitors. Current hours of operation are Wednesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Timed entry tickets are required and must be purchased online in advance. Please note, videos and touchscreen interactives in the exhibits are currently disabled.

Visiting Abilene, Kansas

There are plenty of things to do while visiting Ike's hometown. Visit the Abilene CVB website to learn more: https://abilenekansas.org/