• 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: Open daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (central time) March 9 to October 9, 2014
Beginning on October 10, 2014 until spring 2015:
Open Mondays and Tuesdays 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (central time)
Open Wednesday - Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (central time)

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
Staffed daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (central time) May 25 to August 9, 2014
Staffed Tuesday-Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (central time) beginning August 10 until September 27
Note: The farm will be staffed on Labor Day weekend.
When the farm is not staffed visitors may browse the farm site.
Special Programs: Rangers in period clothing depict life in the 1820s.
Exhibits: Replica Cabin, Smokehouse, Barn and Carpenter Shop.

Did You Know?

Member of the Civilian Conservation Corps

Much of the early development of the park was done in the 1930s by members of the Civilian Conservation Corps.One of its most notable accomplishments was the excavation of the Lincoln cabin hearthstones.Pictures of the stones and articles on the discovery appeared in numerous newspapers in 1934.