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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
+1 217-558-8844
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This from someone who has traveled internationally as well as nationally and never misses a museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kitty H
Chicago, United States
Outstanding, do not miss

We'd decided to make this stop must on our cross country drive..it exceeded all expectations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newburgh, New York
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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 fate of America's 16th president and share the joys and sorrows of a family - and a nation.
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212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
+1 217-558-8844
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This from someone who has traveled internationally as well as nationally and never misses a museum. Stunning exhibits! Could be the best museum I've seen..including Paris! Worth the trip!

Thank Kitty H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd decided to make this stop must on our cross country drive..it exceeded all expectations, gorgeous building, wonderful movies that bring history to life. Could have spent many more hours there, gift shop also great.

Thank lynnecswr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting historical items. Be sure to go to the theaters....first young Lincoln and then Presidential Lincoln.....shows are fantastic. Lots to see in the museum sections.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply awesome. Excellent for students as much as for retired folks. From the hologram at the opening to the feeling you get in the presence of such a great man, the visit will stay with you for the rest of the day and well into...More

Thank Les E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was worth the three hour drive to Springfield to see this important museum celebrating the history of such an important President.

Thank teeay65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Admission to the museum is a bit pricey for a National Monument. We skipped that part. We did go into the actual library. They don't seem to get a lot of regular people visiting that part. Mostly for research and special events. We were able...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good depicture of our 16th President's life.He was one of the greatest this country ever had. Not a site to be missed when you come to or through Springfield

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have never been to this museum, you are missing so much. This is probably the BEST designed and most informative Presidental museum I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. It is heads above any Presidental Museum in the country. I've been to...More

Thank chicagohappy11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The library is actually in a separate building and is free. There are a few exhibits there, but it is mostly for research. The museum was fun. It's more of a visual guide to Lincoln's life, with recreated scenes from his early life, his life...More

Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to the Abraham Lincoln museum was even better than anticipated. There are friendly and knowledgeable docents everywhere to guide you and answer questions. We were overwhelmed with the quality of the museum and when our visit was over, we were more impressed than...More

Thank KathleenIndiana
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Beverly L
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Response from Sheila P | Reviewed this property |
No, that is not an option. It is not a national park.
Lori K
28 July 2017|
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Response from Caymanisles | Reviewed this property |
We were with a 9 year old who likes Lincoln but his attention span lasted about 2-3 hours. If all adults I would have read more and probably done 3-4 hours
23 June 2017|
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Response from Caymanisles | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs are welcome