• 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.

Film Presentations

Abraham Lincoln: A Journey to Greatness

Abraham Lincoln: A Journey to Greatness

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Lincoln Home National Historic Site offers visitors three interpretive films playing daily inside the Lincoln Home Visitor Center.

Abraham Lincoln: A Journey to Greatness
A new theatrical documentary produced for Lincoln Home National Historic Site, this film brings history to life and captures the portrait of a humble man who was destined for greatness. Join Lincoln on his dramatic journey from Springfield, Illinois to the White House.

Stirring music and a high-tech sound system add to the drama as the film looks at Lincoln before he was an icon. Film runs 27 minutes and plays on the hour and half-hour.

Homage to Lincoln & At Home with Mr. Lincoln
Two 10-minute films, one about Lincoln’s national legacy, “Homage to Lincoln,” and the other, “At Home with Mr. Lincoln,” is designed as a virtual narrated tour of the Lincoln home itself. Films play back-to-back lasting 23 minutes. Starts on the quarter after and quarter before each hour.

Did You Know?

Mary Todd Lincoln

Mary Lincoln never returned to the family home in Springfield after the death of Abraham Lincoln. She instead lived in Chicago and in Europe until returning to her sister's house in Springfield later in life. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois