• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

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  • Lincoln Home Tours During Busy Season

    Please be advised that tours of the Lincoln home fill rapidly during our busy summer season. We suggest that you visit the Lincoln Home National Historic Visitor Center early in the day for your best opportunity to receive a tour of the Lincoln home.

For Kids

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Become a Junior Ranger!

Being a Junior Ranger is a special privilege and honor. Want to be a Junior Ranger at Lincoln Home?

Take a trip back in time as you explore the historic Lincoln neighborhood, learn about the underground railroad, and write about what it would be like to travel down the Mississippi River on a flatboat. These are just a few of the activities young visitors ages 4 to 12 may complete in our free booklet to become a Junior Ranger.

To learn about other Units in the National Park System that also offer Junior Ranger Programs go here...

To learn about becoming a Web Ranger go here....

While in Springfield you might want to visit the Illinois State Museum, which houses numerous hands-on childrens activties.

Did You Know?

Photo of Robert Lincoln

Robert Lincoln was the only son of Abraham and Mary Lincoln to have children and grandchildren. He had two daughters and one son. The son died as a teenager. The great-grandchildren of Abraham Lincoln lived full lives, but had no descendants. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois