• 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.

Laws & Policies

When you visit any of the sites run by the National Park Service, you are viewing America’s treasures. These parks were created because they have special meaning to all Americans. The laws that created these special places for us to own and enjoy also mandate they be protected for the enjoyment of future generations of Americans as well.

Visiting any of our national parks is similar to visiting museums or art galleries. You certainly wouldn’t think of taking an artifact or painting home from such places. Removing anything from our National Parks means that other visitors will not be able to enjoy it.

Help protect America’s National Park sites by leaving everything in its place and not defacing the natural resources. Other park visitors and future generations of Americans will thank you.

Did You Know?

Arnold House

The Arnold House was once the home of Charles Arnold who was the local county sheriff, a miller, and neighbor to Mr. Lincoln in the 1850s. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois