The Clinton Presidential Library (Little Rock)

Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama

The Clinton Presidential Library has the most extensive collection of material and artifacts that we have seen in any presidential library that we have been to so far. Bill Clinton raised a fortune for this library, and it shows in the beautiful presentations and the recreations of the cabinet rooms and the oval office. Being able to walk through and sit at the Presidential desk or the table gave all of us a real … [Read more...]

Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum (Independence)

Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

Much like the man himself, the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is low key and and lacking any kind of glamour but one thing it is not is boring. We found the experience to be a completely opposite from our visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library  on the same trip.  As soon as we walked in we were greeted by an unpretentious display of the iconic sign that sat on President Truman's … [Read more...]

Lincoln’s Presidential Library (Springfield)

Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

The kids and I have been to a few Presidential Libraries, and I have to say The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is by far our favorite. Venturing inside there is so much to see you will be a little overwhelmed.  We were totally enthralled by the life-like displays that sort of mimic movie sets. It's best to start at the beginning with a replica of Lincoln’s boyhood cabin.  The kids and I were really … [Read more...]

JFK Presidential Library and Museum (Boston)

JFK Presidential Library and Museum

Traveling throughout the USA we've had opportunities to visit many Presidential Libraries.  Some are absolutely incredible and some not so much.  After being blown away by the Abraham Lincoln Library, and the Bill Clinton Library our expectations were very high for the library of JFK whose presidency was filled with dramatic events, who was so beloved and whose family possessed enormous wealth. We entered the … [Read more...]