• Inside the Lincoln Sitting Room

    Lincoln Home

    National Historic Site Illinois

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  • Visitor Parking Lot Closed on October 1

    Be advised that the Lincoln Home visitor parking lot will be closed on Wednesday, October 1, for maintenance. There are a number of parking alternatives nearby including, metered street parking and parking garages. Call 217-391-3221 for suggestions.

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?

Decendents of Lincoln, including R.T.L. Beckwith

The last Lincoln decendent was Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith (1904-1985), the great grandson of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois