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In a stunning combination of scholarship and showmanship, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum immerses you in Lincoln's world and time. Journey from a rustic Indiana cabin to the Executive Mansion in the nation's capitol; follow the...more
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
212 N 6th St, Northeast corner of 6th and Jefferson, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
This is an excellent museum, easy to access and very well laid out. Plenty of parking in a multi storey car park over the road. The exhibits are well laid out with good descriptions alongside. The internal theatre was easy to access as we had...More
We were pleasantly surprised to find the museum very well laid out with lots of interesting information about Abraham Lincoln. Real life like displays, pictures, audio presentation were very well worth the price and time. Staff was very helpful too.
We honestly weren't sure what to expect but this museum is outstanding! They have skillfully made the Lincolns come alive. Through riveting recreations and wax figures, you are offered glimpses of his early years, political rise, tragic family losses and the angst he experienced as...More
Outstanding!!! This is THE stop to make in Springfield! Following Lincoln's life and Presidency though exhibits, movies, still photo's, and stage work. Extremely moving to watch an active map of the Civil War battles that also shows the mounting casualties, week by week. The staff...More
The displays were made well and the presentations were good but a little short. There is an admission fee (it was steeper than I originally thought) but was worth it in the long run. If you're ever in springfield, set aside a few hours in...More
Well done to the museum for creating an environment that engages and educates to all age categories! They have done an excellent job at “humanizing” Lincoln and the issues he faced. It really works on all levels for the adults and kids. They’ve done a...More
So, can one find him- or herself thoroughly impressed and very excited...or somewhat disappointed with the overall experience and time, travel and effort to tour this facility. This museum offers a great mix of educational, informational and even, reverent and sentimental exhibits and different storytelling...More
Saw the two main exhibits, Lincoln's boyhood years and his white house years. Both museum wings have a fully emersive experience with great audio/visual active displays. It is engaing for all ages. We only spent a quick 1.5 hours to see part of the site....More
I don’t know. I was with a friend and she purchased a membership. It gave us admission for a year to this and many other museums around the country. Call the museum, they are very helpful. Enjoy your visit.