Mary Todd Lincoln House, Lexington

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The Mary Todd Lincoln House is the girlhood home of the the future first lady and wife of the 16th president Abaham Lincoln. The Lincolns visited her family her after their marriage.

Opened in 1977, The museum is the first historic site to tell the story of a first lady. Sophisticated and well educated, Mary Todd Lincoln’s success in the White House seemed assured. Yet few women have endured as much controversy and tragedy. Visit her family home to learn more at this fascinating woman!

Located in downtown Lexington, a free parking lot is behind the house. Open seasonally March 15th -Nov 30th. Holiday schedule varies. Open Mon.-Sat. (closed Sun.) Guided tours are on the hour, 10AM–3PM (closes 4PM) $12 adults; $5 children ages 6–12.
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  • So glad we made plans to visit this historic house of the Todd family. Our tour guide, Catherine, was very informative. I guess I had always thought Mary Todd Lincoln was as back woodsy as Lincoln. Bo...  more »
  • Our tour guide, Jessica, was very knowledgeable and had so much passion for this house and it’s history! Highly recommend for any Lincoln fan! Stop by the Lexington visitor center for a $25 to the 4 h...  more »
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  • The docent brought this house to life and I could imagine what it was like in the 1800s. Very knowledgeable and presented in an interesting way for all in the tour. I've always wanted to visit here and it did not disappoint...This tour was the highlight of my spring break! If you're looking for books, you've hit the jackpot at this gift shop. I knew very little about Mary Todd Lincoln, but learned so much during the one hour tour of her family's home. The docent was very knowledgeable and really gave us a great education on a frequently misunderstood First Lady.
  • We had a wonderful visit. Tour guide was the matorof a local town and did a fantastic job, you could hear his love and enthusiasm for this house and Mary Todd Lincoln's history. $15 may see pricey but it all goes to preserve the history and is worth it.

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