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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Sr 162, Lincoln City, IN
+1 812-937-4541
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A walk back in history

The museum was closed for asbestos abatement. The weather was rainy and cold so our time outside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas S
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Memphis, Tennessee
Love it

We had went to Hodgenville, Kentucky to the Lincoln birth memorial the day before and we love... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
dasg23
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Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial hosts the site of the farm where the 16th president of the U.S. spent the majority of his youth.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“his mother” (17 reviews)
“visitor center” (17 reviews)
“working farm” (16 reviews)
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Sr 162, Lincoln City, IN
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+1 812-937-4541
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"his mother"
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"visitor center"
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"working farm"
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"boyhood home"
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"living history"
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"grew up"
in 7 reviews
"great historical place"
in 2 reviews
"short movie"
in 5 reviews
"the national park service"
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"early years"
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"historical sites"
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"welcome center"
in 4 reviews
"holiday world"
in 11 reviews
"the junior ranger program"
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"historical farm"
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"great site"
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"interesting displays"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was closed for asbestos abatement. The weather was rainy and cold so our time outside was limited. We were able to walk to the graveyard and see the tombstone of his mother and then on the farm buildings. These buildings were not open....More

Thank Thomas S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had went to Hodgenville, Kentucky to the Lincoln birth memorial the day before and we love it...the boyhood memorial was just as great. It was beautiful especially because we visited when there was snow which made it that much better. Since the time of...More

Thank dasg23
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We dropped in and wondered around the park for about 45 minutes. It’s free. It’s a quick break from a long car ride. We enjoyed our time just walking around!

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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I was completely blown away by the Lincoln Boyhood Memorial! It's off the beaten path out there in Lincoln City Indiana, but completely worth the trip! I expected to be there maybe an hour.. HA! Give yourself all day (or half a day in the...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I love our National Park System, and this Park is no exception. At the visitor center I found a very knowledgeable and forthcoming park ranger. He was a delight. He chatted me up for 30 minutes, answered all my questions, discussed Lincoln lore beyond his...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

I only had a time to stop and see the site where his cabin once stood. But being able to see that was very cool. Just knowing that this is where Lincoln grew up, to eventually become such a hero, was surreal. This makes the...More

Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Located in Lincoln City, Indiana this is a fascinating experience. Abraham Lincoln lived here from age 7-21. This is where his mother & sister died. His mother, Nancy is buried here & you can learn all about her poisonous death. Here you will find a...More

Thank Jodi H
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is one of the less impressive historic sites. It is a pay park. $10 per family. It consists of a small museum the with two wings and an outside park area where the cabin he lived in location is laid...More

Thank jaungren
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to hike to the Lincoln Boyhood National Monument during our stay at the campground. We expected a quick stop on our hike, but it turned into our whole afternoon. The staff was very friendly and we learned a lot at the farm. Great...More

Thank Lilcbru
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I am on a solo road trip stopping at as many national parks as possible. This one has been on my radar for quite some time. Impressive visitor center, beautiful ground and a legacy that is treasured. I was disappointed to see all the visitors...More

Thank virginia g
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cabbagepatch88
21 May 2017|
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Response from Penny F | Reviewed this property |
We have a park pass so nothing.
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