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Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum, and Boyhood Home
200 S.E. 4th Street
PO Box 339
Abilene, KS 67410
785-263-6700 or 877 RING IKE

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9:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. daily
Closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and
New Year's Day

Summer Hours
June & July
8:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Research Room Hours
M - F: 9:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Closed 12:00 - 12:45
Closed on Federal Holidays

Admission Fee
$10 Adult
$9 Senior 62 & Over
$2 Ages 6-15
FREE Ages 5 & Under
FREE Active Military

Admission fee includes
admission to all buildings.


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Conducting Research


Who may use the Library's collections?

How do I prepare for a research visit to the Library?

Researcher application

When is the Library open for research?

Finding aids to the Library's manuscript collections

Subject guides to the Library's holdings

Possible research topics

Oral histories

Interlibrary loans

What are the research room procedures?

Electronic and recording devices

Reproduction orders

How are records opened for research?

What kind of information is restricted?

How does the copyright law affect research?

Are travel grants available?

The Eisenhower Foundation's Host Committee

Information on local lodging and dining options

How do I cite material from the Library?

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Classified Materials and Mandatory Review Requests

Useful Links


• Who may use the Library's collections?

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library is open to everyone. Research requests can be made by mail, e-mail, or telephone. Research also may be conducted on-site in the Library research room. On-site researchers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult researcher.

• How do I prepare for a research visit to the Library?

Researchers planning a visit should notify the Library of their research topic and travel plans as far in advance as possible. Prospective researchers are strongly encouraged to contact the Library for information about materials available on their topic. Upon arrival at the Library, each researcher will be assigned an archivist who will assist in obtaining relevant holdings. Researchers will also be briefed on research room procedures. It is preferable to