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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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Great Educational Museum

I stopped here on a trip back from the St Louis area. I checked to see what the area had to offer... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Great museum

Great discounts. Wonderful volunteers to answer your questions. Web site very informative about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
O'Fallon, Illinois
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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.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (466 reviews)
“white house” (265 reviews)
“special effects” (104 reviews)
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212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
+1 217-558-8844
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I stopped here on a trip back from the St Louis area. I checked to see what the area had to offer in attractions and this was rated #1. After visiting I can totally see why. I visited around noon on Sunday and it wasnt...More

Thank Becky870
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great discounts. Wonderful volunteers to answer your questions. Web site very informative about parking, food and specials. Nicely done, a good museum for all ages.

Thank LLogan6
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so much fun at the museum! The area surrounding the building was clean and green! It was just a nice area to work through. We homeschool due to traveling and had our notebooks ready! The staff was knowledgeable and helpful. Our 7-year-old hates...More

Thank SprinkleTheCity
Reviewed 1 week ago

As retired educators, we found this to be a great attraction for all ages. Easy to get around inside. Displays were well lit and easy to read. The short programs were to the point and informative and entertaining. There were plenty of volunteers available to...More

Thank G G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice, newer museum that holds your interest during your visit. The people working there are happy to see you and very helpful in getting you the max from your visit. Buy the family pass - it's good at other museums in the nation, too....More

Thank K A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive museum at reasonable prices. Senior discounts. Child ticket $6Held the attention of children 6-15 as well as 86 year-old. Favorite area was holographic and 4-D theaters. Don’t miss these! Engaging displays. Helpful guides upon entering museum area. Underwhelmed by children’s area’ though. All in...More

1  Thank Katharine R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took out of town family to the museum and it was a good experience. The shows are good. It was educational but fun

Thank Megan5880
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This presidential museum is a first-rate tribute to Abraham Lincoln's amazingly varied life from extremely modest boyhood beginnings to his rise to lawyer and politician. The displays are well organized. The Civil War section is particularly informative including a lighted map that shows the total...More

1  Thank JimSTL1021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone should make the time to consider Abraham Lincoln's legacy—and the challenges he and his family faced, both professionally and personally. The films are worth seeing, and try to make time to read all the description accompanying the exhibits.

Thank rsbtraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

That is a little much; but it is a great place kids had lots of fun and I loved the White House part with all the newspaper stuff. Been many times and always enjoy new stuff. The quality of the exhibits great. We spend about...More

Thank Aaron W
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Beverly L
17 November 2017|
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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
28 July 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
23 June 2017|
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Response from Caymanisles | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs are welcome