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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

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Address: 212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701-1004
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+1 800-610-2094
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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In a stunning combination of scholarship and showmanship, the Abraham...

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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Great Historic Site

Great place for entire family. If you are interested in learning more about Lincoln this museum is a must. Please allow yourself 2-3 hours to really enjoy and learn

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Springfield, Il
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Springfield, Il
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for entire family. If you are interested in learning more about Lincoln this museum is a must. Please allow yourself 2-3 hours to really enjoy and learn

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our favorite stop! My son and I both enjoyed this museum. Everything in the museum is well done.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very modern Presidential Library and Museum. Staff is very helpful. The attractions especially the theaters are not to be missed. The exhibits are not only educational but very entertaining. Great museum shop with very large selection.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had high expectations of the museum and it did not disappoint. Everything was so well done. The storytelling, imagery, theaters, personnel...all was top notch. The two shows in the theater were very well done - especially the young man in the Ghosts show. He was fantastic. The town was worth a trip as well, but the museum will keep... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to see the museum. They have done and excellent job there. Plan on spending at least 3-4 hours. More is easy to do.

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East Moline, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been wanting to visit this museum since it opened. It did not disappoint. Lots of good, informative exhibits. It was very busy the day we were there so I would like to return so I can take my time and enjoy. Parking is challenging.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This library and museum is a must see. IT is filled with so much information that a one tour is not enough time to take it all in.

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Thank Lowry F
Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You must sees the theatre presentations. They are amazing!! The journeys through Lincoln's homes and white house are so wonderful and educational. I could go through over and over and learn something new every time

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Springfield Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I live in the area and have taken many visitors of all ages here. There are activities and exhibits for all ages from shows and play areas for young children to detailed exhibits for history enthusiast adults. A must see attraction in Springfield!

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We went with our whole family, ages ranging from 7 to 65, and everyone enjoyed themselves. The Ghost in the Library is very patriotic and brought me to tears. The theater has wonderful sound and light effects that make you feel like you are IN the scene. Don't forget to buy a Lincoln hat in the gift shop! It has... More 

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