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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 www.nps.gov/eise/planyourvisit/cell-phone-tour.htm. 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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http://www.nps.gov/eise

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
Website: http://www.nps.gov/eise
Hours
Shuttles available daily Exception: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years
Winter
Jan. 2
Jan. 3 - Feb. 18
Feb. 19 - Mar. 25
Mar. 26-27
Mar. 28 - Apr. 1
Shuttles Depart:
10:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm
10:00 am & 2:00 pm
10:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm
Hourly, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm
Spring
April 2-15
April 16 - June 10
Shuttles Depart
Hourly, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Weekdays: Hourly, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Weekends & Memorial Day: Every half-hour, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Summer
June 11 - August 14
Shuttles Depart
Every half-hour, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fall
Aug. 15 - Sept. 2
Shuttles Depart
Hourly, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sept. 3 - Oct. 23 Weekdays - Hourly, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; Weekends, Labor Day & Columbus Day - Every half-hour, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oct. 24 - Nov. 27 Weekdays - 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm; Weekends & Fri. after Thanksgiving - Hourly, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Special Event
Sept. 17-18 - WWII Weekend
Shuttles Depart
Every half-hour & quarter after the hour. Onsite parking, weather permitting
Special Event
Dec. 1-31 - Christmas at the Eisenhower's
Christmas Holiday Reception (Dec. 10)
Shuttles Depart
10:00 am, 11:30 am, 2:00 pm & 3:30 pm

Hourly, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Events
2014 World War II Weekend
Saturday, September 20, 2014 until
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Living History Event
An Eisenhower Christmas
Closed Christmas Day
Monday, December 01, 2014 until
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Holiday Event