Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois

Mailing Address:
413 S. 8th Street
Springfield, IL 62701

(217) 492-4241

Description: Lincoln Home National Historic Site was authorized by President Richard Nixon on August 18, 1971 and formally established on October 9, 1972, to preserve and protect the only home ever owned by President Abraham Lincoln. In total, the buildings included in the park make up four-and-a-half square blocks on 12 acres.

What To Do:

  • Tour the Lincoln Home
  • Watch a Film
  • Explore the Neighborhood
  • Take a Cell Phone Tour
  • Participate in a Living History Demonstration

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Operating Hours: The Lincoln Home Visitor Center is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily except January 1st, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25th.

Fees: Lincoln Home National Historic Site has no entrance fee.

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