Campus Features

Unique among the presidential libraries for its five buildings on 22 acres, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum campus offers visitors and researchers multiple opportunities to learn about the life and times of the 20th century's most famous soldier-statesman.   
  1. Library

    The basic function of the Library building is to provide a place for scholars to come to work in the rich historical materials housed there.

  2. Museum

    Built by the Eisenhower Foundation, the Eisenhower Presidential Museum is constructed of Kansas limestone, and was originally dedicated on Veterans Day in 1954.

  3. Visitors Center

    The Visitors Center houses our gift shop and an auditorium where a brief film on Eisenhower is shown on a daily schedule.

  4. Boyhood Home

    The Eisenhower family occupied the Eisenhower Boyhood Home from 1898 until Mrs. Eisenhower's death in 1946.

  5. Place of Meditation

    The Place of Meditation is the final resting place of Dwight David Eisenhower, Mamie Geneva Doud Eisenhower, and their first-born son, Doud Dwight Eisenhower.

  6. The Eisenhower Statue

    The bronze statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Robert L. Dean, Jr. was presented to the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum by the Harry and Edith Darby Foundation.

  7. The Pylons

    Learn more about the pylon plaques on the Eisenhower campus.