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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
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+1 800-610-2094
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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In a stunning combination of scholarship and showmanship, the Abraham...

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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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is one of the best!

I'm not a big fan of historical museums, but I have to say that I throughly enjoyed the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. It was very informative and a great joy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Taylorville, Illinois
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Taylorville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I'm not a big fan of historical museums, but I have to say that I throughly enjoyed the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. It was very informative and a great joy to learn more about our president. The gift shop was beautiful and the staff very helpful. They offer a lot of books not only about Abraham Lincoln, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not to be missed. It's imaginative, informative ,holds your interest and very well done. The team that put this museum together proved their commitment to our president and our country. Bravo

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well planned museum. Planned out in a manner that starts when Abe was a child, and continues to his death/ burial. Incredible book store; staff very helpful and knowledgeable.

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Springfield, Il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for entire family. If you are interested in learning more about Lincoln this museum is a must. Please allow yourself 2-3 hours to really enjoy and learn

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our favorite stop! My son and I both enjoyed this museum. Everything in the museum is well done.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very modern Presidential Library and Museum. Staff is very helpful. The attractions especially the theaters are not to be missed. The exhibits are not only educational but very entertaining. Great museum shop with very large selection.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had high expectations of the museum and it did not disappoint. Everything was so well done. The storytelling, imagery, theaters, personnel...all was top notch. The two shows in the theater were very well done - especially the young man in the Ghosts show. He was fantastic. The town was worth a trip as well, but the museum will keep... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to see the museum. They have done and excellent job there. Plan on spending at least 3-4 hours. More is easy to do.

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East Moline, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been wanting to visit this museum since it opened. It did not disappoint. Lots of good, informative exhibits. It was very busy the day we were there so I would like to return so I can take my time and enjoy. Parking is challenging.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This library and museum is a must see. IT is filled with so much information that a one tour is not enough time to take it all in.

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