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.
Cell Phone Tour
Cell Phone Audio Tour of Lincoln's 1860 Neighborhood and Visitor Center
Here's what to do:
Locations related to exhibits within the Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center:
Locations related to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site neighborhood:
Enter '11' followed by the # key at any time to hear a summary of options. Press the * key during message playback to receive a text message of location and operating hours.
No charge to listen—just your airtime!
This Cell Phone Tour program was developed in partnership with the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency; the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; and, the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition.
This Cell Phone Tour information is available to download here.
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