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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Always something new, always learning

This is the place to take out of town guest. Plan to spend a few hours to make the most of what the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
OU812ckt
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Springfield, Illinois
Very well done

I was highly impressed by the museum. My mother in law and I took my 6 and 8 year old daughters... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Adam-April
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Godfrey, Illinois
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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
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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212 N 6th St, Northeast corner of 6th and Jefferson, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the place to take out of town guest. Plan to spend a few hours to make the most of what the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library has to offer. You'll love the hologram theater. You'll think it's real actors until they disappear right in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a very well done exhibition. The room filled with media surrounding the presidents campaign and presidential time was as disconcerting as it should have been.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was highly impressed by the museum. My mother in law and I took my 6 and 8 year old daughters. They both had been learning about Lincoln in school and were very interested in everything at the museum. I honestly didn’t expect it to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Adam-April
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not have an opportunity to spend much time here. The tour guides provided solid places to start and what to see. The "museum experience" is a little new to me, and I appreciated The Ghosts of the Library presentation. I only got through...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CEPPaulT
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed at how up to date and interactive this museum was. Beautiful building and exhibits with latest video technology. Exhibits were well-designed and did a great job of telling the Lincoln story. Don't miss the Civil war exhibit and Ghosts of Lincoln theatre.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a lot to do, love the 2 shows. So patriotic with great visual effects. Love learning all the history of Lincoln, this place is rich with history and beautiful with visual effects and beauty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mel_mel_cool
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The is an excellent place to visit. It is full of historical information and has things the kids will enjoy also. Since this is a site you pay for, I would suggest doing this early in the day, so you can get your money's worth....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank from325
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything Lincoln is here. Films, life-size figures, mock-up log cabin, examples of his writing, story of his rise to the presidency, a tribute to his demise, helpful volunteers, Subway cafe, gift shop. Take your time and learn some new insights into our 16th president.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my girls who are 14 and 11. They loved it! The shows depict lincoln before the presidency and what type of man he was. Very informative and fun.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Crystal R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon at the Lincoln Museum. Watch the movies; they help provide some context, as well as a way to rest your feet for a few minutes. I thought that the displays helped to illuminate Lincoln's life, and especially about the various groups...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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alchemista
18 June 2018|
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Response from 945franb | Reviewed this property |
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.
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It sure is!!!
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Beverly L
16 November 2017|
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Response from Sheila P | Reviewed this property |
No, that is not an option. It is not a national park.
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