Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield

4.7
Pay tribute to one of the nation’s most iconic leaders at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. One of the most-visited presidential libraries in the country, the museum features an extensive collection of artifacts and memorabilia documenting the life and political career of the 16th U.S. president, as well as the events of the American Civil War. Venture through the “Pre-Presidential Years” exhibit to tour a life-size replica of Lincoln’s childhood home, then head to the “Presidential Years” section to view an original handwritten Gettysburg Address and signed Emancipation Proclamation. Don’t miss a visit to the life-size diorama of the presidential box at Ford’s Theatre, the site of Lincoln’s 1865 assassination. Make Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum part of your personalized Springfield itinerary using our Springfield travel route planner .
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  • Vivid exhibits with life-size figures illustrate key scenes from the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln. A 4-minute video presentation of the battle lines in civil war is a memorable summary of th...  more »
  • Really enjoyed our tour of the Lincoln Museum. Learned a lot about the man and his family. Highly recommend it.  more »
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  • Nice place to visit with the family! Very well layed out. If you are into history, definitely worth a visit. The theater have good films playing through out the day. Lots of parking close by, cafeteria on site and restrooms are clean. Very cool to see era specific clothing, uniforms, furniture and the sort.
  • What a fantastic place. It is not what you think...and kids, even young kids will not be board. It is well laid out and very easy to navigate yourself. If you like details, there is plenty to read and learn as you go through, but it is not necessary (hard to do with kids) and you still get the WOW factor. You can easily spend a couple hours, and if you get the chance go see their hologram show, super impressive and you you will be scratching your head thinking "how did they do that, it looked so real". If you like my review give it a thumbs up so others will see it too.

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