The Vachel Lindsay House is a historic house museum at 603 South 5th Street in Springfield, Illinois. Built in 1848, it was the birthplace and lifelong home of poet Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931). It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971. The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency operates the house as a historic house museum and offers tours of the home that emphasize Vachel Lindsay's poetry and art. It is open seasonally.Use our Springfield trip planner to add Vachel Lindsay Home and other attractions to your Springfield vacation plans.
Vachel Lindsay Home reviews
Our guide John was passionate in his presentation of the the house and the history of Vachel Lindsay. Even though we were not familiar with Vachel Lindsay we are now fans. We spent about an hour on... more »
Lovely historic home, they also host social events and camps
Who doesn't love poetry?
Plan your trip to Springfield
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Springfield
Museums in Springfield
Side trips from Springfield
Hidden gems in Springfield
Nearby attractions in Springfield
Trips to Vachel Lindsay Home by other users
60 days in Land of Lincoln BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Bloomington Springfield Effingham 30 days in Springfield BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Old State Capitol 26 days in Springfield & Anchorage BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Springfield Anchorage 14 days in Springfield & Chicago BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Springfield Chicago 22 days in Illinois BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Springfield Peoria Galena 8 days in Illinois BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Chicago Springfield