Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Springfield

4.8
#1 of 79 in Nature in Illinois
See Lincoln Home National Historic Site, the house where Abraham Lincoln and his family lived before moving to the White House. You can take a guided tour to learn what their life was like and see treasures like Lincoln's small corner desk. To get a better sense of his life and work, watch the site's film. Stroll down the street to see exhibits such as "If These Walls Could Talk" and "What a Pleasant Home Abe Lincoln Has." With our international travel planner, Springfield attractions like Lincoln Home National Historic Site can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The TripAdvisor listing is misleading. You can purchase the America the Beautiful pass there but it is NOT needed at Lincoln’s Home. « Today, the Lincolns' home draws hundreds of thousands of visitors...  more »
  • Such a cool place! I believe the tour guide said that the house is 80% original. Our tour guide was great too. Very knowledgeable and open to questions. Also, the tour is free and is probably 30 minut...  more »
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  • First of all, the tour was free. Parking was $2.00. The guide did an excellent job. Now about the home. I was impressed that even after nearly 160 years so many of the Lincoln's family possessions were were in the home. Seeing where the President sat, worked, ate, and lived with his family makes a historical figure real. Don't miss out on this get of an opportunity.
  • Enjoyed our time here. The park ranger who hosted our tour was very informed and you could tell had a real respect for the Lincolns. It's great that this is cost free so everyone can go there!. We highly recommend it.

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