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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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Must see if in Springfield

Great place to visit. A must if you are in Springfield. Just stay way from eating at the Subway... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Amy G
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Aviston, United States
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Springfield Memories

The Lincoln Museum is phenominal!!! I thought the manequins looked exactly like real people. The... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Joanne S
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Mason, Michigan
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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 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. A must if you are in Springfield. Just stay way from eating at the Subway, service was very slow and you can’t take any leftovers with you into the museum. The museum workers are very serious about this, a little extreme...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The Lincoln Museum is phenominal!!! I thought the manequins looked exactly like real people. The volunteers are very knowledgeable about the facts concerning Lincoln. I would recommend these exhibits to everyone young and old!

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The story of Lincoln very well done. Easy to navigate and informative. The best part is getting to speak with the volunteers and hear their stories, take in their insights. A wonderful place to spend a few hours.

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This was our 4th visit to the museum. We have never failed to be pulled into the moment as if living in that particular time. The holographic presentation was outstanding. The wax figures looked so real that I wondered if it were real people. A...More

Thank Bud R
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if you are in Springfield. It is an exceptional experience. From the history to the technology, I cannot imagine the experience can be topped.

Thank John R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This attraction is a "must see" if you are anywhere close by. This is by far my most favorite of presidential libraries and museum. So, real life. You would think you was right there with Abraham Lincoln through each stage of his life. The presentations,...More

Thank SweetMel84
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This museum is amazing. My 5 year old nephew loved it! There are interactive activities for the children as well as interesting historical information for adults. The movies shown at the facility are stellar.

Thank Teacher1972
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A Must-See location when visiting Central Illinois. High-class, top of the line museum and displays. Educational and interesting. Interactive displays. Robotic figures that are very realistic. The best historical museum I have been to. Lincoln history is extensive and you can't help but feel a...More

Thank jovi94
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The central room in the museum features lifelike dioramas, including Lincoln as a boy outside a log cabin and an adult Lincoln and his family standing in front of the White House. There are also theater shows that use high-tech special effects to recount his...More

Thank treeface
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We paid to enter the museum and it was our favorite for this type of trip. The videos, each approx 20 mins long were so well done. They have very modern technology to make them interesting and fun. The displays were quite informative and a...More

Thank Valerie B
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Beverly L
17 November 2017|
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No, that is not an option. It is not a national park.
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Lori K
28 July 2017|
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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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