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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
+1 217-558-8844
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Very well done! The two videos are NOT to be missed. They are quite high tech and informative... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2016
Jane B
Frankfort, Kentucky
Great museum

Loved this museum because it used some multimedia presentations instead of just placards to read... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2016
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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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 fate of America's 16th president and share the joys and sorrows of a family - and a nation.
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212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
+1 217-558-8844
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Very well done! The two videos are NOT to be missed. They are quite high tech and informative. We learned so much about Lincoln and all periods of his life. Allow lots of time. It's not one to be rushed through!

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Loved this museum because it used some multimedia presentations instead of just placards to read. Took you through Lincoln's life and then life in the White House. The presentations of In Lincoln's Eyes and Ghost in the Library definitely add to the experience so do...More

Thank maapar
Reviewed July 22, 2016

We went here the day after a softball tournament. the shows were awesome! They are each about 15 minutes long, and you can learn a lot from them. The exhibits are really interesting and the whole family learned a lot. They have a subway on...More

Thank AHAlife
Reviewed July 21, 2016

We spent a good three hours going through the museum. There is so much to see and do, you could go back again and again to fully see everything. Be sure to see Ghosts in the Library and Lincoln's Eyes - they are both worth...More

1  Thank Mary Beth U
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Absolutely one of the best all around comprehensive display of the President Lincoln era.....regardless of ones take on this period you owe to yourself to experience these outstanding exhibits.

Thank jetadic
Reviewed July 21, 2016

A very good presentation of President Lincoln's life from a replica of his boyhood cabin to a small version of the White House. A must visit site when in Springfield.

Thank David A
Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a fantastic, presidential museum. The exhibits are informative, fun and technically awesome.

Thank mikececil
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Great museum with much information but not overwhelming. From the center of the museum, you can go off to different rooms representing different times of the presidents life. There are several movie quality presentations along the way that are of very high quality. Before you...More

2  Thank rduinc
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I can't tell you how much I loved visiting the museum. Disney engineers helped redesign the museum and you can tell it. Very interactive. The real artifacts that belonged to Lincoln were so impressive. There is a room that was designed to be a reproduction...More

Thank Christy S
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Great history lesson! This is a very nice facility which does a great job of introducing the life Abraham Lincoln. What a difficult time in history for a President. Be sure and visit his home, also.

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Response from Sheila P | Reviewed this property |
No, that is not an option. It is not a national park.
Lori K
July 28, 2017|
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Response from Caymanisles | Reviewed this property |
We were with a 9 year old who likes Lincoln but his attention span lasted about 2-3 hours. If all adults I would have read more and probably done 3-4 hours
June 22, 2017|
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Only service dogs are welcome