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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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Interesting historical stop

This was an interesting stop. I wish that there were more artifacts on site. The two shows were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AdventureTraveller61
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LaGrange, Georgia
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Excellent

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

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Samaleti S
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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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212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 11 November 2017 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 11 November 2017 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 11 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

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
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Give yourself plenty of time here because there is so much to see and do that you won't want to feel rushed. We were on kind of a tight schedule (heading back to St. Louis to catch our flight), so we didn't get to see...More

Thank Freba
Reviewed 10 November 2017

As a central Illinois native, I was very excited to check out the museum again. I went right after it first opened and it was a madhouse, so I didn't get to see very much. This time I went on a weekday and was able...More

Thank Member605
Reviewed 10 November 2017

You can spend all day looking at exhibits or reading the stories on Abraham Lincoln. If you enjoy history this is the place for you.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great trip and worth taking the time to see. This is very well done and for the whole family and a great place to spend a few hours. If you making any kind of trip through Illinois I would highly recommend talking the time to...More

Thank david g
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I am a fan of museums and particularly of that era. This one is very well done and uses modern technology along with great stationary exhibits. I highly recommend it. Very good staff as well

Thank Allan W
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Beverly L
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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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Only service dogs are welcome
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