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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A must see!

Very well done! Great for families too! Can come and go the same day, which is convenient for... read more

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1986gavinb
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Itasca, Illinois
Visual learning at it's best

This museum has to be experienced. Many of the exhibits take you back to the mid 1800's. Nearby are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kris M
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Cascade, Wisconsin
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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212 N 6th St, Northeast corner of 6th and Jefferson, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
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Reviewed yesterday

Very well done! Great for families too! Can come and go the same day, which is convenient for lunch, etc.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum has to be experienced. Many of the exhibits take you back to the mid 1800's. Nearby are other homes including the Lincoln's to further the learning. Great way for children to learn how the world changes. We liked this better than the Lincoln...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kris M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We like to bring foreign visitors here because all of the world knows about Abraham Lincoln. We always enjoy the exhibits, movies and overall experience!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bglenn82
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited other presidential museums and Abe’s is the best. There are activities for all ages. Go to the shows. The ghosts are my and my grandchildren’s favorite. They have a well stocked gift shop with prices for every budget. The docents are well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a fascinating museum. There is a lot crammed into the place, and make sure you see it all especially the two shows. They are short but very educational.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Emil P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have an annual membership to this museum. This museum has all the tech of Hollywood and you'll leave feeling differently about Lincoln and the struggles he had striving for a more perfect union. There are wax figures of the family that's popular for photos....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lincoln M, Guest Relations Manager at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you kindly for your review and membership!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Educational Library. Live Lincoln was a very impressive and genuine character. Kids love to see him and get inspiration from him.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So far this one is a hard pass. I just checked in. Waited for a valet for an eternity and finally gave up to self park. Where you walk from parking to the elevator was covered in watery, greasy mud which you had to walk...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Lincoln M, Guest Relations Manager at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sorry to hear you had such a terrible experience. Your review was written on the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum page. We do our best to roll out the red carpet for our museum guests. Next time you are in town come see us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent museum of presidential history. Great exhibits and shows using technology. They have new displays often of various subjects that tie into the presidential period.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The was an absolutely amazing visit and presentation of Presidents Lincoln’s life! The exhibits are truly remarkable. No details, go visit!

Date of experience: February 2019
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alchemista
June 17, 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.
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February 19, 2018|
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It sure is!!!
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Beverly L
November 16, 2017|
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Response from Sheila P | Reviewed this property |
No, that is not an option. It is not a national park.
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