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.
Lincoln Home National Historic Site offers cell phone audio tours of the historic site and surrounding areas.
The audio tours provide visitors with another option to learn more about Abraham Lincoln and his Springfield neighbors.
The cell phone program is free except for air time on your cell phone. Call (217) 213-3003. Pick up a free brochure inside park visitor center and look for corresponding information panels throughout the historic four-block neighborhood.
Tell us what you think! Enter "0" followed by the # key to record a personal response to our audio tour.
Use of cell phone is not permitted in some locations. Cell phones may not be used in the Lincoln Home. Please respect the policy of each historic site.
Did You Know?
Frederick Douglass said Lincoln was "the first great man that I talked with in the United States freely, who in no single instance reminded me of the difference between himself and myself, of the difference of color." Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois