• 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.

Cell Phone Tour

Lincoln Home NHS Living History Ranger with cell phone
Lincoln Home NHS living history interpreter in the Lincoln home neighborhood with a cell phone
NPS photo
 

Historylink

Cell Phone Audio Tour of Lincoln's 1860 Neighborhood and Visitor Center

Here's what to do:

  • 1. Using your cell phone, dial 217-213-3003
  • 2. Enter the prompt number followed by the # key
  • 3. Enjoy the tour!
  • 4. Tell us what you think! Enter '0' followed by the # key to record a personal response to the audio tour.
 
LIHO NHS VC Exhibit Map Detail

Detail of 3D exhibit map at Lincoln Home NHS Visitor Center

NPS Photo

Locations related to exhibits within the Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center:

  • 501#: Lincoln's Springfield
  • 502#: Lincoln's Family
  • 503#: Lincoln's Election
  • 504#: Lincoln's Legacy
 
LIHO NHS Site Map with Lot Names

Lincoln Home NHS site map with lot names.

NPS image

Locations related to the Lincoln Home National Historic Site neighborhood:

  • 5#: Lincoln Home
  • 50#: Cook House
  • 51#: Jenkins Wayside Exhibit
  • 52#: Shutt House
  • 53#: Dubois House
  • 54#: Sprigg House
  • 55#: Burch Lot
  • 56#: Dean House
  • 57#: Beedle House
  • 58#: Remann Lot
  • 59#: Worthen Lot
 

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?

Potrait of Frederick Douglass

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