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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
eisenhower.library@nara.gov

Gift Shop
785-263-6751

Hours
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
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The Eisenhower Presidency, 1953 - 1961

Administration Facts1952 Campaign 1953 Inauguration
1956 Campaign1957 InaugurationVice President Richard Nixon

 

First Lady Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower, Wife
Dates of Presidency 1/20/1953 - 1/20/1961
Presidency Number 34
Number of Terms 2
Why Presidency Ended End of 2nd term
Party Republican
Vice President(s) Richard M. Nixon

 

January 21, 1953 Diary Entry

"My first day at the President's Desk. Plenty of worries and difficult problems.
But such has been my portion for a long time - the result is that this just seems
(today) like a continuation of all I've been doing since July '41 - even before that!"

Dwight D. Eisenhower, January 21, 1953