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Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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This place is incredible! You can pay your respects to a man who changed history, as well as... read more

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Never thought this was a burial tomb you could go inside and visit. The cemetery itself is very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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1500 Monument Ave, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, IL 62702-2500
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is incredible! You can pay your respects to a man who changed history, as well as others, like those who fought for our freedom!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Never thought this was a burial tomb you could go inside and visit. The cemetery itself is very nice and well kept which you'd expect given the burial place of such a revered president. The tomb contains many small statues of Lincoln. Also inside the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can just feel Lincoln's spirit all around you. Beautiful tomb......full of marble. Lincoln, wife and children all buried there.

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the tomb after visiting the Lincoln Museum. It was very nice learning more about his life and then ending with paying respect to him at his tomb. It is also interesting to note that his wife Mary and three of his four sons...More

Thank Art S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cold rainy day and pressed for time so all we did is go to the Tomb today. We did our photo op with the bronze bust of Mr Lincoln out front, and of course rubbed his shiny nose for good luck. Really cool Tomb that...More

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a two day stop in Springfield because we really love the history of Lincoln and what he meant to the history of America. We had seen pictures of the tomb, but nothing can compare to actually being there. The memorial is magnificent. The...More

Thank BRUCE248
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way back to Chicago, we stopped at Lincoln's Tomb. Very impressive! We met a couple from France, who were doing Route 66. We also met a couple from Germany.. Europeans know how to do a proper vacation! I ran the Paris Marathon in...More

Thank gatzbyllc
Reviewed 1 week ago

You must take time to come visit Oak Ridge Cemetery. Lincoln's Tomb and Memorial is beautifully done. Pretty cool experience.

Thank hdstarr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a surreal feeling to visit the gravesite of the late great President Lincoln. Long road trip from Vermilion, Ohio; however, it was well worth it. Beautifully kept tomb in remembrance of a president that held our nation together through the civil war. I'd visit...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many statues inside the tomb structure. There is a guide inside who has information on the tomb. No admission but donations are accepted. We didn't get to explore the war memorials much as there was a storm approaching. The cemetery that the tomb sits in...More

Thank Jim P
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23 August 2018|
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Response from Gerhard K | Reviewed this property |
Taxi's may not be readily available. but UBER or LYFT are sure local options.
4 February 2017|
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Response from LorraineRGould | Reviewed this property |
Probably about a 4 mile car ride. I don't think they have busses that go there.
8 November 2016|
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Response from pd7 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it is. It doesn't cover a large area in any case.
16 July 2016|
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Response from Kgeaton | Reviewed this property |
Not only is it open but I think it's a perfect time to visit! We toured on Sunday morning not long after it opened and practically had the place to ourselves.
Anne S
23 June 2016|
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Response from Christian H | Reviewed this property |
Anne: After Lincoln's body left by train from Washington, traveling to Springfield, IL, he lay in state until the temporary tomb was completed. The temporary tomb (a vault built into the hillside below the site of a... More