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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
2175588844
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worth the time

Excellent presidential library and history lesson. well done. lots to do and see so allow time to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lenniej2015
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Whiteville, North Carolina
A trip back in time

I was very moved while going through this soul stirring trip back in time. I did learn several... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kendy C
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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent presidential library and history lesson. well done. lots to do and see so allow time to listen to each section. I think repeated visits to this site would allow you to learn more about our nation. It takes more time that my tour group...More

Thank lenniej2015
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was very moved while going through this soul stirring trip back in time. I did learn several things that I wasn't previously aware of. Plus There are some surprises,which I don't wish to give away, however, I will say it is well worth the...More

Thank Kendy C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very informative, lots of neat items, so much to see. Learned a lot about Lincoln and the Cubs/Cardinal baseball room was a bonus. Loved it!

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum is a must stop for anyone interested in American history. The Presidential Library across the street is basically for research and is not set up to tell the story or show exhibits, but the museum is; and they tell the...More

Thank Randy D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Abe doesn't actually have a formal presidential library...those concepts came to be after his time. However, what the capital city of Illinois has built is magnificent, and worthy of your time.

Thank Elspode
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We made a special detour just to see this while on a 3 week road trip and it was well worth our time. We spent two hours and could easily have stayed another hour but our time was limited. One of the most fascinating places...More

Thank SherlynSLC
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been there 3 times, will go again. Excellent programs, it brings history alive, and it's fascinating how they do it. I especially liked the display of Mary Lincolns dresses; the show where ghost like figures talk about the history. There wasn't any part that...More

Thank jprscrprs
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been a Lincoln fan for most of my life, read many many books about him, so it was quite a thrill for me to finally get to Springfield. Over & over I heard raves about this museum. I'm sorry but I just can't...More

Thank Kitsaattheshore
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This museum is obviously all about Abraham Lincoln and his life before and during presidency. If you don’t think you like Lincoln or don’t care about the topic, this museum will change your mind. Very informative and you will no question learn a-lot about Lincoln...More

Thank bigdog054
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This Presidential Museum is outstanding. The History, movies, and artifacts tell the story of our 16 President. Learn the life story of this man who shaped our country. Makes you proud to be an American.

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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
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cssmth59
23 June 2017|
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Response from Caymanisles | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs are welcome
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rlife
16 June 2017|
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Response from RLGRLGRLG | Reviewed this property |
10 to12 minutes would be correct....unless you get a train at the crossing!
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