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A great and peaceful cemetery, the person at the tomb was very educated on Lincoln and his family... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2012
Evelyn B
Kansas City, Missouri

A beautiful cemetery - getting to the Lincoln site requires the signs. The other war memorials... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2012
Edwardsville, Illinois
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Lincoln's widow insisted the slain president be buried here, defying local leaders who wanted to erect a grand downtown memorial.
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Reviewed 26 April 2012

A great and peaceful cemetery, the person at the tomb was very educated on Lincoln and his family. A great monument for a great man.

Thank Evelyn B
Reviewed 24 April 2012

A beautiful cemetery - getting to the Lincoln site requires the signs. The other war memorials (Vietnam, etc.) were not so cared for and were rather out of the way.....they deserve better than this.

Thank lovebooks51
Reviewed 20 April 2012

Beautiful sculptures surround Lincoln's tomb. Everyone's favorite is a large scuplture of his head; his nose is very shiny as everyone rubs it for luck. Very interesting tour inside the tomb, explaining many details about the sculptures, the attempts to steal Lincoln's body and what...More

Thank AlyciaIN
Reviewed 15 April 2012

Went here on our last morning in town, and found it very interesting. Walked a lot, and went up on the tomb to see bronzes. The war memorials were a chance to reflect on some history, and being a vet, it brought back many memories.

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 13 April 2012

This was quite the sight to see. President Lincolns Tomb was a moving experience. There are also many interesting tombstones for those who like to do "rubbings".

Thank KatieChee
Reviewed 9 April 2012

This was well worth seeing. The attendants are worth asking questions, and discussing Lincolns Memorial with. They can give you a lot of history/information on the site. We drove around the cemetary which was very interesting. We missed the map that is available at the...More

1  Thank CSLebanon
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Seeing Lincoln's tomb was awe-inspiring.I just wished some people paid attention to the "quiet" and "respect" signs throughout the site.

Thank DawnD57
Reviewed 7 April 2012

My family and I scheduled this stop on our recent road trip. The monument is a wonderful tribute to our great 16th President. My 10 year old son really enjoyed being able to see where Lincoln was buried and there are many nice bronze sculptures...More

Thank ShellBellTravels
Reviewed 6 April 2012

It was very moving to see the tomb of one of our greatest presidents. The tour guides were very knowledgable and informative.

Thank mommydanc
Reviewed 1 April 2012

Very nice that you can walk though the tomb but make sure to watch the times, as it is closed Sun & Mon. Lots of nice signage. We were disappointed that we could not find the location of the orginal tomb, despite looking up and...More

Thank disfan79
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24 January 2017|
Response from dagknutsenoy | Reviewed this property |
I do not know that. I was there on a Thursday morning.
12 October 2016|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Peter and Doug. There are parking lots near each of the major attractions (Lincoln's Tomb and the war memorials) with sidewalks and ramps. Some of the specific plots (like former Illinois governors) may... More
13 May 2016|
Response from edith b | Reviewed this property |
I just drove my own vehicle and waited for the tour to begin. I'm not sure what the hotels May offer for accommodations.