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Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum

6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Mars/DeBusk Pkwy and 25E, Harrogate, TN 37752-8245
+1 423-869-6235
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Vacation visit.

Very informative. I am an alumni at Lincoln Memorial University where this museum is located... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Miles S
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Carrollton, United States
Nice Museum

This museum focuses on showing you President Lincoln's childhood, education, campaigning, civil... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Nellie O
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum is a department of Lincoln Memorial University and one of the largest Lincoln and related Civil War collections in the country. It is a mixture of history and art collections that focus on Abraham Lincoln and his over 150 year legacy. Several galleries rotate during the winter months. Weekday hours are 10 to 5; Saturday's noon to 5 and most Sundays 1 to 5. We close during the school year with schools academic calendar. Please see our web page or Facebook for updated information. The Museum is open seven days a week from March through November and only closes Sundays during the winter.
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“walking stick” (3 reviews)
“civil war” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Mars/DeBusk Pkwy and 25E, Harrogate, TN 37752-8245
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative. I am an alumni at Lincoln Memorial University where this museum is located. Great for field trips. Great way to spend a couple of hours if you are ever in Harrogate, Tennessee.

Thank Miles S
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

This museum focuses on showing you President Lincoln's childhood, education, campaigning, civil war, how he affected the day-to-day people, his mark in history, how he affected the constitution and many more life accomplishments all through his assassination. They also represent how he affects our world...More

2  Thank Nellie O
Reviewed July 21, 2017

There is not much to see in this area. It's free if you or your relatives go to LMU. It's on LMU campus. It's a small museum dedicated to President A. Lincoln and the civil war. It's so touching when I was reminded of the...More

2  Thank Jvu4
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

This small museum hosted at LMU has some interesting campaign items for AL. It is undergoing some needed updates at time of review. Needs some improved item signage for featured items to help tie together the exhibits. $5 for adults.

1  Thank Calico4
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to just walk around in a quiet day and look up interesting facts about old Honest Abe.

2  Thank Bobby A
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

I recommend this smaller-than-some museum. My favorite items: Lincoln life mask, Lincoln's walking stick he took to Ford's theatre, original oil paintings circa 1900 including massive oil of US Grant, tree with multiple embedded cannon balls from battle of Missionary Ridge, hands-on artillery shells, cannon...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

This museum is somewhat in need of repairs. There is a little remodeling in the back at present, but be careful when walking on carpet that is stretched, lumpy, and loose! The exhibits were interesting, quite a few portraits, bronze busts, etc. of Lincoln. Walls...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed May 19, 2017

The museum and library is easy to find in Harrogate TN. However when we visited in May 2017 we found it being remodelled. They are waiving the entry fee whilst the rebuilding is happening. We did not find much to really see, It is full...More

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed May 19, 2017

We stopped here on our way home from visiting the Cumberland Mountains. The museum was making some changes in the displays, one section was closed. The entrance fee is very reasonable tho-we were given a pass because of the renovation. The museum is self guided...More

Thank sharrin2016
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I have been coming to the area for over 30 years and never visited this museum. So much information and very educational. They were doing some renovations but it was still worth the small fee to get in.

Thank Cindy H
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