We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
+1 217-558-8844
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Museum is a bit pricey

Admission to the museum is a bit pricey for a National Monument. We skipped that part. We did go... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Victoria L
,
Bainbridge, Indiana, United States
Abe's historical visit for our family

A very good depicture of our 16th President's life.He was one of the greatest this country ever... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fred S
,
Panama City Beach Florida
Read all 3,732 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
More
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%
Travellers talk about
“civil war” (465 reviews)
“white house” (263 reviews)
“special effects” (104 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
CONTACT
Website
+1 217-558-8844
Write a Review
Reviews (3,732)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 3,659 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Admission to the museum is a bit pricey for a National Monument. We skipped that part. We did go into the actual library. They don't seem to get a lot of regular people visiting that part. Mostly for research and special events. We were able...More

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very good depicture of our 16th President's life.He was one of the greatest this country ever had. Not a site to be missed when you come to or through Springfield

Thank Fred S
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have never been to this museum, you are missing so much. This is probably the BEST designed and most informative Presidental museum I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. It is heads above any Presidental Museum in the country. I've been to...More

Thank chicagohappy11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The library is actually in a separate building and is free. There are a few exhibits there, but it is mostly for research. The museum was fun. It's more of a visual guide to Lincoln's life, with recreated scenes from his early life, his life...More

Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our visit to the Abraham Lincoln museum was even better than anticipated. There are friendly and knowledgeable docents everywhere to guide you and answer questions. We were overwhelmed with the quality of the museum and when our visit was over, we were more impressed than...More

Thank KathleenIndiana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an interesting stop. I wish that there were more artifacts on site. The two shows were great. It is a good place to take children.

Thank AdventureTraveller61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really fantastic place to visit And musuem is also fantastic Loved the place a lot. A lot about history.

Thank Samaleti S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the museum. A lot of history but personal stories too. We spent about 4 hours there and saw everything.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived as soon as the Library opened . We were given some suggestions on how best to tour and experience the exhibits . We started with an amazing animatronics presentation giving the visitor background on Lincoln and how the Library uses its tpresearch. The...More

Thank 12,318
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is also a museum detailing President Lincoln's life and death. Particularly interesting is the treatment of the political situation leading up to his election and the causes of the civil war. It helps you understand that slavery was the cause of the war and...More

Thank bmchardy
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Moxo
455 reviews
.34 km away
Augie's Front Burner
242 reviews
.28 km away
The Feed Store
280 reviews
.34 km away
Andiamo
91 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old State Capitol State Historic Site
734 reviews
.27 km away
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site
225 reviews
.31 km away
Korean War National Museum
61 reviews
.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Beverly L
16 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Sheila P | Reviewed this property |
No, that is not an option. It is not a national park.
1
Vote
Lori K
28 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 11 answers
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
1
Vote
cssmth59
22 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Caymanisles | Reviewed this property |
Only service dogs are welcome
0
Votes