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Mary Todd Lincoln House
Ranked #3 of 125 things to do in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Closed to walk-in visitors for the winter from December 1st - March 14th. Group tours are available by appointment during the winter. 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 contains period furniture, portraits, and furnishings. The property is located in downtown Lexington and has a free parking lot located directly behind the house. Convenient walking distance to local hotels and restaurants. Holiday schedule varies. Open seasonally March 15th - November 30th, Monday -Saturday (closed Sundays.) Guided tours on the hour, 10AM-3PM (last tour at 3PM). Limited to 15 guest per tour.
Reviewed October 22, 2013

The docent was very attractive, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. Very much enjoyed the tour and learning about Todd and Lincoln's families.

Thank Paulette H
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

This is a great place to stop if you are in Lexington. We had Robert, I believe, as our tour guide..and he was Awesome!. Step back in time and learn what life was like for Mary Todd Lincoln both as a young girl living in this house and then as she assumed the First Lady role...
and make sure to touch the original railing that Abe touched as you tour the house...left us hoping some of Abe's wisdom would be absorbed! The tour is about an hour long and at least the day we were there was only given on the hour...You have to take the tour in order to see the house..no walk throughs..but you would miss so much if you did not take the tour so it is well worth it!

2  Thank MJ S
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Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a tour while visiting family in the Lexington area and it was well worth our time.
The staff members were welcoming and pleasant and the tour was very interesting.
The house was larger than appears and for an hour we learned a lot about the life of the Todd family and First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln.
Time spent on this tour is time well spent.

1  Thank Fltchr
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Reviewed October 20, 2013

Very nice experience to enjoy this piece of history. The kids just learned about Abraham Lincoln and this provided a piece of history and an insight to one of our greatest americans. Very nice educational experience and happy to have shared with my children.

Thank kevin c
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Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Well worth the time to go see. If your in Lexington for any reason stop by. The house is in excellent shape and the history is amazing.

Thank Airwolflives
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