Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site

Visitors view the Eisenhower statue. The white, two-story home where Eisenhower was born. US flag and statue of Eisenhower. Tour guide shows period kitchenware.

609 S. Lamar Ave.
Denison, TX 75021


Driving map to Eisenhower Birthplace.

Located in the heart of Denison, Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site showcases the home where the 34th U.S. President Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower was born in 1890. Antique furnishings fill the modest frame house, illustrating the working class life of the Eisenhowers. The visitors center celebrates Ike with memorabilia and exhibits featuring his many accomplishments as president and war hero.

Upcoming Events

March 5

Eisenhower Birthplace: Women’s History Month Open House

The Denison Chapter of the Gold Star Mothers managed and gave tours of the Eisenhower Birthplace in the early 1950s. They even hosted presidential candidate Dwight Eisenhower for a visit in June 1952. View a special exhibit about these remarkable...

March 19

Eisenhower Birthplace Easter Egg Roll

President Dwight Eisenhower and First Lady Mamie Eisenhower revived the Easter Egg Roll tradition at the White House in 1953. Enjoy an egg scramble, egg roll races, and craft activities. For ages 12 and under.

April 16

Eisenhower Birthplace: Big Texas Breakfast Open House

Come celebrate the 70th birthday of the Eisenhower Birthplace!  The Birthplace museum opened on April 20, 1946, when General Eisenhower returned to the house he was born in. Enjoy free thematic tours of the Birthplace house featuring the...