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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
Phone Number: 800-610-2094
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In a stunning combination of scholarship and showmanship, the Abraham...

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 fate of America's 16th president and share the joys and sorrows of a family - and a nation.

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We've been to a LOT of presidential libraries, and this is hands down, one of the best ever. It's only 14 years old, so it has a lot of technical features, but still keeps to the... read more

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been to a LOT of presidential libraries, and this is hands down, one of the best ever. It's only 14 years old, so it has a lot of technical features, but still keeps to the period. Has a log cabin home inside, a "ghosts of the past" animation and numerous other features. It was amazing.

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Hudson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved the museum. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Tons of interesting facts and artifacts on display. We learned a lot and enjoyed our time there.

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Aurora, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum is a beautiful work of art dedicated to telling the story of the man who became the 16th President of the United States. The journey takes you through a recreation of a one-room log cabin like the one he lived in as a boy through the White House years and finally to his untimely death.... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my second visit to this museum. The first time we came was 6-years ago. I thought it might be a simple repeat of that trip but instead found it still very enjoyable and educational. They have updated the exhibits and had a touring or temporary one to the mix. For the kids, they offer a scavenger hunt where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I moved to springfield 2 years ago and have visited 6 or 7 times, taking guests. It's fabulous for all ages! I've taken kids as young as 3 and my grandma who is 95! Something for everyone!

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Louisburg, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Presidential Library has a general area to peruse some art. We enjoyed that and learned that the library itself is for researchers. Still nice to say we've visited one. The museum itself is one of best I've visited. The security at the front when entering as well as the people who might be considered greeters were extremely friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The museum is really interesting and informative and me and my family learned a lot whilst visiting this. The exhibits are laid out in a logical manner and the theatre presentations are fantastic. The building itself is amazing and would really recommend visiting this attraction whilst in Springfield. The library is again another fabulous building, but really only of use... More 

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Francesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend! Wonderful History in all the Lincoln Attractions! Tomb incredible as well as museum. Staff is so knowledgeable, a must see for all ages!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we really enjoy it have never been here before.was enjoyable nice weather very friendly staff.nice walk thur alot of reading and film showing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very impressed with the Lincoln Museum. Very helpful and friendly staff. Exhibits were well done and thought out.

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