This is definitely for adults and history-buff teens. Not for young children. Excellent docent gave the tour and it definitely fleshed out my understanding of Lincoln at the time of the war. The setting is so quiet and uncrowded, it is a huge contrast to most tourist attractions in D.C. Well worth paying for a ticket which gives you a very small group tour. You can really hear the docent and ask questions. A must for Civil War and Lincoln history buffs. You'll appreciate it the most if you watch the movie "Lincoln" first.
Involves steps up to the visitor center and the cottage itself has steps and a second floor. Not wheelchair accessiable.
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