We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
+1 800-545-7300
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Statues and a sign

Just across from the Old State Capitol on the pedestrian street. The sign is even smaller now but... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tonya V
,
Pea Ridge, Arkansas
via mobile
Just a sign

Don’t go out of your way to stop to see words painted on the side of a building. If you are in the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Lynn C
via mobile
Read all 228 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Built in 1840, this building is where Abraham Lincoln maintained working law offices.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good29%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“practiced” (17 reviews)
“lincoln” (98 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
CONTACT
+1 800-545-7300
Write a ReviewReviews (228)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"across the street"
in 13 reviews
"practiced"
in 17 reviews
"lincoln"
in 98 reviews
"tour"
in 67 reviews
"desk"
in 13 reviews
"statue"
in 7 reviews
"op"
in 3 reviews
"landmark"
in 3 reviews
"knowledge"
in 7 reviews
"restoration"
in 5 reviews
"man"
in 9 reviews
"mr"
in 7 reviews
"capital"
in 10 reviews
"glimpse"
in 3 reviews
"sites"
in 5 reviews
"info"
in 3 reviews
"era"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 222 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just across from the Old State Capitol on the pedestrian street. The sign is even smaller now but the statues are still there for some photo ops.

Thank Tonya V
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t go out of your way to stop to see words painted on the side of a building. If you are in the area it’s cool to walk by and see it on your way to the old capital.

Thank Lynn C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This law office where Lincoln used to work is just opposite the Old State Capitol. You'll recognize it by a monument in front, his family escorting him out and preparing to address the audience. The office is famous also as a place where Mr. Lincoln...More

Thank B1714D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 9 November 2017

As others have said in their reviews, the building is closed for renovation. It is downtown, within walking distance of the museum, the Old State Capitol, Union Station, etc. It is a photo op for any Lincoln fan.

Thank Bev01469
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I could look in the windows and see some of the displays. I'm sure it would have been interesting to tour. It was nice to see where Lincoln practiced law, even if I couldn't get in the building. Across the street from the Old State...More

Thank treeface
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This site is currently being renovated, as of October 2017, but it is still nice to see the building where Abraham Lincoln worked as a lawyer. You can drive by it and see the building and beautiful bronze statue of Lincoln and his family, or...More

Thank Jennifer K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very short walking distance from the Old State Capitol so you don't have to move your car. Small but just as it was in Lincoln's day. Caretaker that was working the day we went was full of knowledge and interesting facts about Lincoln and Herndon....More

1  Thank 522mama
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I went to the Office in September, and it was undergoing renovation and was closed. It is, however, very historic, so it is worth a look if you are in Springfield.

Thank Andi55_13
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I can't comment on the inside of the building it was being renovated but the outer shell of the building remains and it's in great shape and must have gone through restoration also at some point. Outside is a statue with the Lincoln family...More

Thank 676ginak
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We could not go inside but got to read the informational plaques and get pictures. It is right across the street from the Old State Capitol. A definite must if you are a Lincoln buff.

1  Thank maldenmusic
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Springfield
President Abraham Lincoln Springfield - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
1,240 reviews
.19 km away
Wyndham Springfield City Centre
1,315 reviews
.20 km away
State House Inn
982 reviews
.55 km away
Mansion View Inn
124 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Moxo
478 reviews
.10 km away
Maldaner's
332 reviews
.07 km away
The Feed Store
287 reviews
.05 km away
Mangia Pasta Steak Seafood
160 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
3,829 reviews
.34 km away
Lincoln Home National Historic Site
2,301 reviews
.35 km away
Korean War National Museum
60 reviews
.08 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Guy P
12 August 2017|
Answer
Response from maldenmusic | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 8 am. You can get on the National Park Service webpage and probably find out more info.
0
Votes
;