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Mary Todd Lincoln House

Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Come and learn about Mary Todd Lincoln

Very interesting guide. House has been restored to period when she lived there. Was a horrible mess... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bill M
Huntington Woods, Michigan
Wonderful linsight into Mrs. Lincoln's life!

Enjoyed learned about Mrs. Lincoln. We had no idea about her early life and family. We found out... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Richmond, Virginia
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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 3 days ago

Very interesting guide. House has been restored to period when she lived there. Was a horrible mess when they started. Informative tour about Mary, who I knew little about.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed learned about Mrs. Lincoln. We had no idea about her early life and family. We found out that she was well-educated and an amazing woman. The house is a large well-preserved home. The tour guide told us many interesting stories about Mrs. Lincoln's life...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed hearing so much about Mary Todd Lincoln and her life. I had no idea about much of it. It was very cool being in a house she and President Lincoln are and slept in. I definitely recommend the tour.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting! The Mary Todd Lincoln House was so interesting. This house has been renovated back into its original look when Mary Todd Lincoln grew up here with her family. The house has historic antiques that Mary and Abraham used during his presidency. You get also...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to do the 10am tour upon opening, they do the tours on the hour and one must be with a tour to enter. 15 people max per tour so call first or get there early if you think it will be crowded. Ours...More

Thank breggie
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The tour was informative and fun for our teens who have studied American history recently! Excellent family artifacts & pictures.

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We went to this attraction with mixed feelings on what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. Although Mary Todd Lincoln spent a short amount of time there our tour guide was full of information and stories and the house was very well presented. There were...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The Todd family was one of the wealthier ones in Lexington, so their house is quite large. We had a wonderful tour guide who provided a great back story of the Todd’s and Mary’s life. Tours get there as close to the top of the...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We really enjoyed the tour and I learned a lot of history about a very interesting First Lady. The home has been well restored and there is a small gift shop so that you can take home a book, coffee mug or other momento of...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great one hour tour. Guide was extremely knowledgeable about both the home and Mary Todd Lincoln. Lots of authentic artifacts and furnishings. Didn't think my wife would ever leave. Home in middle of town on a four lane road, but with the brick walls and...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!