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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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Lincoln Presidential Museum- Worth a stop but nothing exceptional

We stopped here in passing through the area and we are always interested in US history. The museum... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cynthia H
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Saginaw, Michigan
Informative and easy

Worth the entrance fee. Something to see for everyone. It's fun and easy. I've been at least 3... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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“civil war” (471 reviews)
“white house” (271 reviews)
“special effects” (103 reviews)
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212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
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+1 217-558-8844
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here in passing through the area and we are always interested in US history. The museum was not hard to find. We went from the parking garage to the door closest to us and the sign said 'Use the South entrance'. That is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth the entrance fee. Something to see for everyone. It's fun and easy. I've been at least 3 times and I see something different each time that I enjoy the most.

Thank Go2FunFood
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I read reviews and thought this would be a better experience than it really was. I did like the ghost theater presentation but it was very short. The Holograms were not as good as expected. Don't walk too close to the rubber statues or you'll...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You really need to check out the 'Ghosts of the Library'. It is a great production. My daughter and I had a fantastic time and we will be coming back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This library/museum was very informational and well laid out. It is on the grounds of LMU. However, the male employee at the front entrance was not very personable. When I asked him what the theatre was used for, his response was "nothing. " When asked...More

Thank Bonnie B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lincoln Presidential Museum is a beautiful facility that does and excellent job of conveying the importance of Lincoln's life and Presidency in a way that both children and adults will enjoy and learn from. The museum has a variety of display and presentation areas...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is hands down one of the best museums I’ve ever been to. The movies and exhibits are incredible. Very reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did not know what to expect and were pleasantly surprised at this wonderful museum. The exhibits are amazing. As you wander through the museum, you become lost in the story of Abraham Lincoln from childhood through adulthood, learning so much about...More

Thank Julie H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing, modern place with very helpful staff. Educational for adults and kids alike. You will learn many things about our amazing 16th president.

1  Thank DebD318830
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our grandson to this museum as he was born on Lincoln’s birthday and really enjoyed our time here. A lot of civil war history as well as great films that tell of Lincoln’s life and death. I would suggest getting there early to beat...More

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greenhorn33
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It sure is!!!
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Beverly L
16 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.
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Lori K
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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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