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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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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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Wow! So much to see and learn!

Where do we start??? So unexpected! A lovely woman on staff met us at the front desk upon our entry, and was so clear and gave such a great explanation of what to see and what... read more

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Evansville, Indiana
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Where do we start??? So unexpected! A lovely woman on staff met us at the front desk upon our entry, and was so clear and gave such a great explanation of what to see and what to expect, which turned out to be a LOT! This is NOT a stuffy museum with dusty items behind a rope… this is a... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we spent a week in Springfield on our adventure to Alaska and still did not see all that there was to offer. All indoors and a great place for children to learn about our countries history.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great Museum & Presidential Library . Super Theater Presentations and Wonderful Exhibits . Knowledgeable Staff which heightens your experience . Plenty to See and Investigate . Allow around 3 hours Plus to capture a " full visit " . One could easily stay longer .

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Sikeston, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Museum is a definite must-see in Springfield! The two theater presentations are top notch, while the galleries are superb. Staff is very informative and personable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Exhibits change in the Illinois gallery and the treasury gallery several times a year. The ghost of the library and the union theatre are unbelievable. A must see.

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Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can make this a short visit 1-2 hrs or an all day visit. There is so much to see so plan accordingly.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum does a good job telling you about Lincoln and is stacked with volunteers that can quickly answer questions. The volunteers do a great job. The movies are quick and worthwhile to see. I was hoping for more legitimate items than replicas.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is very well done! The volunteers are over the top! Worth every penny and then some! Make sure to take in the theatres. Cameras are allowed in most places but NO flash! Very educational for all!

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Wyandotte, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was great! Very well done and we learned alot! Had 3 teenagers with us and they were not bored as we moved from exhibit to exhibit. Got a little crowded as some school groups came through but that was ok.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day and nice little tour to learn more about Abraham Lincoln. Best part about it's free!

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