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.
Fees & Reservations
Entrance Fee: Lincoln Home National Historic Site has no entrance fee. A free tour ticket is needed to enter the Lincoln Home.
School groups, charter tours, or other groups of 15 or more must reserve Lincoln Home tours in advance by contacting the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau as soon as possible. School groups planning to visit in April, May or October should schedule approximately 6 months in advance.
Parking Fee: Parking is available in the visitor parking lot on a daily basis. The charge, payable at the Visitor Center information desk, is $2.00 per hour.
Did You Know?
Abraham Lincoln and his family owned a pet dog while they lived in Springfield. Fido, a retriever/shepherd mix lived with the Lincoln's until they left for Washington D.C. Fido remained in Springfield with family friends. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois