"When this library is filled with documents, and scholars come here to probe into some of the facts of the past half century, I hope that they, as we today, are concerned primarily with the ideals, principles, and trends that provide guides to a free, rich, peaceful future in which all peoples can achieve ever-rising levels of human well-being."
President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Speech at the Ground Breaking Ceremonies for the Library, October 13, 1959
Be Ye Men of Valour: Allies of World War II
February 2014 - December 2016
Library 2nd Floor Gallery
See the Exhibits Schedule for details
Royer Film Festival
The 23rd annual Paul H. Royer Film Series is set for March 6, 13, and 20 in the Library auditorium at the Eisenhower Presidential Library campus. Parking is available in the staff lot behind the Library building and in the south lot near the Place of Meditation. Each of these free films starts at 7 p.m. and includes free soda and popcorn. more information
Bringing the Past Into the Present: An Introduction to Archives, Archival Research and the Holdings of the Eisenhower Presidential Libary
Thursday, March 6
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Kansas Wesleyan University, Student Activity Center (SAC 203)
See the calendar of events for upcoming events
2014 "Ike Hike and Camporee" May 2-4
Registration Now Open -- more information
New Carillon Donated to Eisenhower Presidential Library - You may have heard the bells ringing again at the Place of Meditation on the campus of the Eisenhower Presidential Library. A new carillon has been installed by the AMVETS (American Veterans) Memorial Carillon program. The previous carillon was damaged in a spring storm. read more
Attn: Motorcyclists - Our north parking lot was recently repaved and is still settling. You may want to park in our south parking lot or be sure to use a kickstand disk.
|Take advantage of our partnership with Great Plains Theatre! Show your ticket stub and receive $5 in savings at either venue.|
Teacher Workshop 2014, June 6 - 13
World War II Remembered: The Road to War
Five Star Leaders - Five Star Leaders is an experiential-learning leadership program which challenges students in grades 8-12, college students, and adults to work together to solve a problem, confront a crisis, or accomplish a mission. Armed with original documents and knowledge of history and leadership, students take on the same challenges as those experienced by historical figures.
Boy Scouts of America - BSA Programs at the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum teach the value of civic knowledge and engagement and encourage Scouts to be actively involved in the democratic process. Participating Scouts will earn the new Eisenhower Patch. The partnership between the Boy Scouts of America and the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum builds on Dwight D. Eisenhower's commitment to civic education.
Living History Program - As part of our Living History Program, you may find the "Eisenhower boys" and neighborhood friends frolicking around the family garden. Keeping in mind the whims of Kansas weather, they can usually be found Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays around 10 a.m. during gardening season. Typically they tend the garden and play period games for an hour or two. Gardening season in Kansas can start anywhere in March/April running through the end of September depending on the weather.