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Eisenhower National Historic Site

Eisenhower National Historic Site is the home and farm of President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Battlefield, the farm served the President as a weekend retreat and a meeting place for world leaders. With its peaceful setting and view of South Mountain, it was a much needed respite from Washington and a backdrop for efforts to reduce Cold War tensions.

Tour the President's home, enjoy a self-guided walk around the farm, or join a park ranger for an exploration of 1950s Secret Service operations or a look back at WWII and Ike's problems as Supreme Commander.

Children (ages 7-12) may become Junior Secret Service agents by doing activities in the Junior Secret Service Training Manual. New agents are awarded a badge and certificate!

NEW - cell phone audio tours are now available on site, providing visitors of all ages a closer look at President & Mrs. Eisenhower's life and times in Gettysburg. Visitors can dial 717-253-9265 to select one of many stories about the Eisenhowers, their family and features around their home and farm. Story topics and stop numbers are listed on the Eisenhower NHS website at The tour is free, but normal cell phone minute charges apply. The cell phone tour is made possible by a generous grant from the Dwight D. Eisenhower Society.

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Group Activities
For group reservations & rates, call toll free 1-877-874-2478 daily 8 am - 5 pm. Reserved groups of 57 or less will be booked on the new 57-seat shuttle leaving at half-past the hour. We will also go out of our way to accommodate walk-in groups to ensure that all groups have an opportunity to visit the site.

Contact Information
Address: 1195 Baltimore Pike. Suite 100
Shuttle Service Only
Gettysburg, PA 17325
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Phone: 717-338-9114 x4411
Fax: 717-338-0821
Eisenhower World War II Weekend
Saturday, September 19, 2015 until
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Living History Event
An Eisenhower Christmas
Closed Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 01, 2015 until
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Holiday Event