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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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First class museum!

The two video presentations are outstanding! Very educational for all ages. Just the right size... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cincinnati, Ohio
Excellent place to visit

This is so well done you MUST visit if in the area. Parking is a challenge with an RV since it is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jeana K
Martinsville, Indiana
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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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212 N 6th St, Northeast corner of 6th and Jefferson, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
+1 217-558-8844
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The two video presentations are outstanding! Very educational for all ages. Just the right size for a couple hour visit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is so well done you MUST visit if in the area. Parking is a challenge with an RV since it is right downtown, but there is an open bus parking lot ($5) near the parking garage across the street a couple of blocks away....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum gives you a sense of what it was like to live during the Lincoln era. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great place to learn about the life of Lincoln and his family. A replica of the log cabin that was used in Indiana is included and well as editorial cartoons and several theater presentations. The Ghost of Lincoln is a great presentation. Admission is...More

Thank torpdo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library (ALPL) has quite a bit to offer. The library is very accessible for individuals with mobility challenges. ALPL also offers a variety of exhibits, high-tech to historical. Two very popular elements of the library are Ghosts in the Library and...More

Thank Colby D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the kids/grandkids to visit this historic site. High tech interactive displays and activities for all ages. Plan to spend hours, then take short drive to Lincoln's Tomb and State Capitol. This was a highlight of our five state trip!

Thank 161freds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since we live in Springfield we have visited the museum several times with guests and family. It is possibly the best interactive presidential museum in the country. Millions from all over the world have come here to see it. While you are in Springfield, go...More

Thank kathydaykin
Reviewed 1 week ago

A tour through this museum is a Must-See for visitors to Springfield. The curators have made it both educational and entertaining -- I would only be concerned for very young children, or anyone who is sensitive to loud noises, as one certain section is challenging....More

Thank MzMeyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our young kids who enjoyed the experience. Great gift shop with lots of excellent books about Pres. Lincoln.

Thank NorkySanDiego_CA_USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating museum dedicated to the life and death of one of the most fascinating US presidents, Abraham Lincoln. My wife and I highly recommend it. The holographic presentation is fascinating! And all presentations and exhibits are free, once you enter the main doors and pay...More

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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.
19 February 2018|
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Response from teeay65 | Reviewed this property |
It sure is!!!
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17 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.