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Mary Todd Lincoln House

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Fantastic Experience!

Our guide was very knowledgeable of the Lincoln history. Tours start on the hour.from 10:00 am... read more

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Beautifully restored home!

Exceptional tour with a very knowledgeable guide. Wonderful pictures of the home when purchased so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Discover America's most fascinating first lady during a visit to her girlhood home. The wife of President Abraham Lincoln grew up in this house. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln visited her family here. Today the fourteen room house...more
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578 W Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1642
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Reviewed yesterday

Our guide was very knowledgeable of the Lincoln history. Tours start on the hour.from 10:00 am. There are original items from the Lincoln family. Allow at least an hour. Parking behind the house and on the street.

Thank LenEvanston
Reviewed 3 days ago

Exceptional tour with a very knowledgeable guide. Wonderful pictures of the home when purchased so one can see The finished product. Beautiful antiques and some from family.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We both enjoyed the tour of the house and they told us we could leave our car there and walk down the street to the Visit Lexington HQ.

Thank robstainedglass
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very pleasantly surprised by the visit. The house is well furnished with period pieces and items associated with the family. Our guide Grayson (I think) was excellent. He was very knowledgeable and varied his presentation to be interesting to people interested in 19th...More

Thank MB219
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide, Jessica, was informative and engaging. The tour focused on Mrs Lincoln from her childhood through her adulthood. The house has been well restored and includes many period pieces.

Thank Shellsreviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had gotten a biography on Mary Todd Lincoln for Christmas and after reading about Mrs. Lincoln, I knew I wanted to visit her home. The site has been beautifully restored (it had been saved years ago from being demolished). Our guide was nice and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my 13 yr old twins and 9 yr old daughter for a visit. I have lived in Lexington 20 years, but have never visited. We have been missing out. The house is beautiful and the guides are insightful and entertaining. The kids loved...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly knowledgeable guide provides a one hour or so in depth look at this woman, her home, and her struggles in life. Highly recommend

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sisters and I enjoyed touring this lovely home. Our guide clearly had a passion for telling the story of Mrs Lincoln. I felt inspired to read a biography of her to learn more. They have convenient parking in back.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mary Todd Lincoln House was the first first lady's home to be preserved for history. The home has been wonderfully restored with some original furnishings and other period appropriate items. The docent was excellent and provided a detailed history of Mrs. Lincoln and her...More

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July 21, 2018|
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Response from MTLHouse | Property representative |
The Mary Todd Lincoln House is partially wheelchair accessible. The first floor of the museum can be reached via a handicap lift and is wheelchair navigable. Please ask staff for access to the lift. The second floor is not... More
Diane W
October 5, 2017|
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Response from Randolph_B478 | Reviewed this property |
The Mary Todd Lincoln House is a private, non-profit museum. It is listed as a site on the National Register of Historic Places but is not a part of the National Park Service.
Toby S
January 1, 2017|
Response from MTLHouse | Property representative |
Hi Toby. The museum is closed for the winter and reopens on March 15th. Hope you can visit in the Spring!