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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

1005 Hildene Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
+1 802-362-1788
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Excellent visit

Spent most of the day here with my wife. Learned about Abraham Lincoln's son Robert. Enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
And then there are the goats ....

My wife and I love history. I teach constitutional law and she humanities for an avocation. My... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael K
Melbourne, Florida
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Historic home of Robert Lincoln, only child of President and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood. The estate has beautiful gardens, restored 1903 wooden Pullman palace car, goat farm and cheesemaking facility, 12+ miles of walking trails, teaching greenhouse and cross-country skiing in winter.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1005 Hildene Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
+1 802-362-1788
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent most of the day here with my wife. Learned about Abraham Lincoln's son Robert. Enjoyed walking the grounds, visiting the goats, experiencing the Pullman Car, and shopping in the Olde barn.

Thank Savage93
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I love history. I teach constitutional law and she humanities for an avocation. My law practice is our vocation. So, on many levels, we have long admired Abraham Lincoln. When we were researching this vacation, we highlighted Robert Todd Lincoln's summer home...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting place to visit if you enjoy history. Beautiful grounds and walking trails. The tour of the home is very informative and the guides are ready to answer any questions. A small goat farm is a short walk and well worth a visit. Also...More

Thank shadrack28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house and grounds were amazing, as was the Pullman Car. The tour was excellent. I highly recommend taking the time to visit the home.

Thank miribablcsw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Hildene was a highlight of our trip to Manchester. The tour docent allowed us to view the house at our own pace and take photographs as well. The Gardens and grounds are beautiful and the restored Pullman car was an unexpected part of the...More

Thank pcham1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Home on our way into Manchester, VT and wow this place is well worth a stop. The history of Robert Lincoln, the outstanding location in a valley between mountains and the beautiful opulent home is something to see. While we know...More

Thank DAH42881
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this home, between two hills and overlooking a scenic valley, along with the beautiful formal gardens, is a pleasure to explore. The restored Pullman car, significant because of Robert Lincoln's tenure as chairman, is a unique aspect of the grounds. While the...More

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit for the home and the goat far where we heard about them making cheese and keeping the stock from getting too large. We also toured the restored Pullman car and hiked around a bit. We were looking for somewhere to have...More

Thank Anonymous855
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the oldest and only surviving of Abraham Lincoln’s four children. Robert acquired much of his wealth in leadership of the Pullman Palace Car Company and one refurbished car used by two Presidents can be visited here....More

Thank haveboozewilltravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although not actually inhabited by Abe Lincoln there is a connection and a area devoted to his life. The house and gardens are beautifully maintained. You can pay for a guide or take self guided tour. There is a lot more to do than just...More

Thank Ali921
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Questions & Answers
9 August 2017|
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Response from HildeneLaine | Property representative |
Youth is 6 to 14.
15 June 2017|
Response from HildeneLaine | Property representative |
Yes, the admission gives you access to all of our 412 acres, each venue and our over 12 miles of walking trails.
15 June 2017|
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Response from HildeneLaine | Property representative |
No, I am sorry, we are a pet free property.