• Memorial Visitor Center

    Lincoln Boyhood

    National Memorial Indiana

Operating Hours & Seasons

Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial is open all year except Thanksgiving Day, December 25 and January 1.
Park grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk.
Operating hours for specific facilities within the park are shown below:


Visitor Center Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (central time) daily to the end of September
Phone: 812-937-4541
Special Programs: Orientation Film Forging Greatness: Lincoln in Indiana, a 15-minute film provides an
overview the 14 years Lincoln lived in southern Indiana.
Exhibits: Memorial Visitor Center special features include sculptured panels, Abraham Lincoln Hall and
Nancy Hanks Lincoln Hall. Museum exhibits explore the life of Abraham Lincoln and his family. Features a
cabinet made by Thomas Lincoln and a display on Life on the Frontier.
Facilities: Eastern National Bookstore/sales area. Public Restrooms, water fountains, assisted listening devices,
closed captioning on the orientation film.


Lincoln Living Historical Farm
Open Tuesday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (central time) April 15 - May 24, 2014
Open daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (central time) May 25, 2014 to the middle of August (check back for updates)
Special Programs: Rangers in period clothing depict life in the 1820s.
Exhibits: Replica Cabin, Smokehouse, Barn and Carpenter Shop.

Did You Know?

Civil War Veteran visiting the gravesite of Nancy Hanks Lincoln

In 1868, a Civil War veteran named William Q. Corbin visited the boyhood home of his former commander-in-chief. Corbin was dismayed by the unkempt appearance of Nancy Hanks Lincoln’s gravesite and wrote a poem. It was among the first known public accounts of the grave’s condition.