Temporarily Closed - Effective Monday, July 19, 2021
Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Dickinson County, Kansas, the National Archives and Records Administration closed the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene effective Monday, July 19, 2021. Read More
Timed entry tickets must be purchased in advance. Guests are encouraged to reserve the preferred date and time as tickets tend to sell out.
Currently the museum exhibits, Place of Meditation building, and campus grounds are open to the public. Audiovisual and interactive exhibitions remain disabled. All other buildings remain closed until further notice.
Timed entry tickets are required for entry and must be purchased online in advance. You may purchase a maximum of six (6) tickets per visit. You will receive an email confirmation upon purchase. Be sure to check your spam folder for the email.
|Student (K-12/College with ID)||$10|
*Additional discount programs may be available.
We are a proud member of the Blue Star Museum program. Military families (up to 5 family members) receive free museum admission Armed Forces Day through Labor Day.
Please go directly to the museum and have your ticket(s) available (on your phone or printed) for entry. Please arrive no more than 10 minutes before the scheduled time on your ticket. We will do our best to honor your scheduled ticket time, however entry will be subject to building capacity. Late arrivals cannot be guaranteed entry into the museum. The museum lobby will not be available for waiting or congregating. Please ensure your entire party is together before entering the building.
Note: Visitors, as well as their belongings, are subject to inspection. The requirement for bag inspection and visitor screening on entrance will result in an inability to guarantee our security officers can maintain 6-foot social distance during these procedures. Wheelchairs will not be available onsite.
Visitors who need to reschedule their visit either because they test positive for COVD-19, have a fever, or are otherwise symptomatic on the date of their planned visit should not visit the museum. Contact us to reschedule or request a refund.
COVID-19 Enhanced Safety Measures
While we have implemented enhanced health and safety measures, we cannot guarantee that any visitor will not contract COVID-19 during their visit. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place at this time. Museum visitors voluntarily assume all risks related to COVID-19 exposure. In the event of a reported COVID-19 exposure during their visit, the person making the reservation will be notified by the email they provided on their reservation and that person will be responsible for notifying all members of their party.
Visitors agree to abide by these safety guidelines and all instructions posted in the museum or provided by staff during the visit. If a visitor fails to follow the guidelines and instructions, they may be denied entry or required to leave the premises.
- If you’re sick (or not feeling well), please visit us another time
For the safety of all visitors and staff, anyone who is sick or has any sign of a respiratory illness should stay home.
- Face Coverings Required
All visitors ages 2 and older must wear a face covering or mask that covers both the nose and the mouth. Visitors must provide their own face coverings.
- Entering the Museum
Visitors must check their temperature before arrival on the day of the timed ticket to confirm that they do not have a fever. If you are not feeling well, please stay home.
- Stay six feet apart
For your convenience, floor markers have been installed to indicate directional flow and proper spacing of individuals and groups. Practice social distancing during your visit by staying at least 6 feet from anyone not in your group. Parties of no more than 6 will be able to social distance together. Children must stay with adults at all times. Failure to follow social distancing procedures and face covering policy will result in removal from the premises.
- Enhanced Cleaning Measures
We have enacted enhanced cleanings of the museum and all high-touch areas. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the building.
- Contact Tracing
We may share your name and email address with a governmental health authority should that information be requested for a COVID-19-related reason. If a visitor reports a positive diagnosis with COVID-19 after visiting on a day near your visit, we will use your contact information to notify you. If you do not want your name or email address used for these purposes, please contact us. The Eisenhower Presidential Library will not disclose your email address for any other purpose without your permission.
To enhance the safety and well-being of our community, we ask that anyone testing positive for (or expressing symptoms of) COVID-19 within 5 days of their visit notify us. Other visitors will be notified of potential exposure, but the identity of the person testing positive will not be shared.
Currently the museum exhibits, Place of Meditation, and campus grounds are available to visit. All other buildings on our campus remain closed -- including research services, boyhood home, and gift shop.
We are currently not scheduling any group visits. During normal operating capacity, groups of 20 persons or more with reservations are eligible for a reduced adult-rate admission with a single payment.
|Adult / Senior (museum only)||$12|
|Adult / Senior Combo (museum & boyhood home)||$17|
For information on K-12 virtual programming, visit the Eisenhower Foundation's website.