Eisenhower photo collage
Dwight D. Eisenhower
 Presidential Library and Museum 
PO Box 339   200 SE 4th Street   Abilene, KS 67410   785.263.6700   877.RING.IKE  
April 18, 2013
Samantha Kenner, Communications Director
785.263.6764  |  877.RING.IKE 
Parking Lot Repairs at the Eisenhower Library  

ABILENE, Kan. - The north parking lot of the Eisenhower Presidential Library campus will be closed for repair work beginning April 22. The four week project will involve major repairs to the asphalt and light fixtures and is expected to be completed by the end of May.  


Signage will direct visitor traffic to the south parking near the Place of Meditation. A number of events are planned over the next month during this construction project and visitors are encouraged to park in the south lot or overflow parking surrounding the campus.

Programs and exhibits impacted include:
  • George Washington's Acts of Congress exhibit, Museum, April 23 - May 3 with extended Museum hours from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be a Late Night at the Museum on Saturday, April 27, until 10 p.m. allowing extra time for visitors to experience this history first-hand.  
  • The Lady of the House: Martha Washington's Mount Vernon - program and tea, Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m., Library building, RSVP required, $25  
  • The Man Who Would Not Be King: George Washington Sets the Style of the Presidency, April 27 at 7 p.m., Visitors Center Auditorium,
  • Michael Doidge, Combat Studies Institute, Ft. Leavenworth - iBook Discussion - "Vanguard of Valor: Enhanced Edition" May 2 at 7 p.m., Visitors Center Auditorium
School and tour buses will unload patrons on 3rd street just west of the Museum and park along the west curb on Campbell Street, which runs along the east side of the campusOverflow parking is also available near Old Abilene Town on Campbell and SE 5th Street.
The Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, a nonpartisan federal institution, is part of the Presidential Libraries network operated by the National Archives and Records Administration. Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. We preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire.
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