We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Edwards Place Historic Home

700 N 4th St, Springfield, IL 62702-5232
+1 217-523-2631
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Beautiful

This house was absolutely beautiful. The tour was well worth the $5. The curator was extremely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelli0023
,
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
via mobile
Very Interesting

The home looks lovely from the outside, but it's even better when you go inside. Our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christine M
,
Cedar Lake, Indiana
Read all 73 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
700 N 4th St, Springfield, IL 62702-5232
CONTACT
Website
+1 217-523-2631
Write a ReviewReviews (73)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"mary todd"
in 17 reviews
"first floor"
in 9 reviews
"sister and brother in law"
in 3 reviews
"grand piano"
in 2 reviews
"abraham lincoln"
in 11 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 6 reviews
"wonderful tour"
in 4 reviews
"rich history"
in 2 reviews
"couch"
in 16 reviews
"courting"
in 12 reviews
"restoration"
in 12 reviews
"period"
in 10 reviews
"house"
in 30 reviews
"curator"
in 2 reviews
"furnishings"
in 6 reviews
"upright"
in 3 reviews
"art"
in 5 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This house was absolutely beautiful. The tour was well worth the $5. The curator was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the house and time period. Despite what we had read this house was not a place that Lincoln frequented but it did have items the...More

1  Thank Kelli0023
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The home looks lovely from the outside, but it's even better when you go inside. Our tour guide was very informative and told us about the historic family and the times. The best part is seeing all the furnishings of the times. I have never...More

1  Thank Christine M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I gladly attended for the first two hours with my business manager and am happy to support Edwards Place and SAA. Kathy Jean, Model/Actress.

1  Thank TalentKathyJean
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2018

The mansion is and has been, an ongoing project. Our visit today was limited to the first floor, since they are installing carpet in the upstairs. The wood mouldings, carpeting and wallpapers are really a sight to behold. An open format, allows the visitor to...More

1  Thank silvertongue10147
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We had a very good guide for this one hour tour. The home has been beautifully restored and the upstairs will be added to the tours during April or May 2018. Very interesting. Our tour tickets were $5 each.

2  Thank MarthaIllinois
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Wonderful art festival!! Lots of vendors and tour of the Edwards home. Great music and entertainment!

1  Thank emptynesters82
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our tour of the Edwards Place Historic Home. We learned some interesting things about local history on our small group tour and would recommend this to others who like visiting historic homes.

1  Thank Jennifer W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had a lovely afternoon tour. It was just me and my boyfriend for this tour (no one else showed up). The house was quite amazing and out guide told the story of the parties that took place in that house. I learned quite a...More

1  Thank Erin N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 August 2017

You can see the couch where Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd courted (Mary's sister and brother-in-law lived in the house). The house is being carefully and thoughtfully restored, with many of the original furnishings or appropriate items from the same historical period. The guided tour...More

2  Thank hrsch
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very informative tour with a knowledgeable guide. The rich history inside this home is intriguing. We actually enjoyed the upper level most which has not been restored yet but the whole home was a pleasure to visit.

1  Thank Jennifer W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Springfield
Carpenter Street Hotel
255 reviews
.21 miles away
Homestyle Inn & Suites
52 reviews
.29 miles away
State House Inn
982 reviews
.65 miles away
President Abraham Lincoln Springfield - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
1,246 reviews
.66 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Sportsman's Lounge
17 reviews
.50 miles away
Sam's Italian Pizza
25 reviews
.55 miles away
Caribou Coffee
9 reviews
.23 miles away
Bob's Butternut Hut
5 reviews
.48 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
3,855 reviews
.46 miles away
Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials
1,544 reviews
.75 miles away
Old State Capitol State Historic Site
761 reviews
.68 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Car0le555
18 June 2017|
Answer
Response from rondomeracki | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of the hours but the tour is roughly 1 hour. Except with our guide she ran over by 30 minutes or so because she couldn't stop talking and not taking questions.
0
Votes
;