• 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.

Operating Hours & Seasons

The Lincoln Home Visitor Center, located at 426 South Seventh Street, is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily except January 1st, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25th.

Due to heavy visitation during the summer months, visitors are encouraged to arrive as early as possible to receive tickets to tour the home. On busy days, tickets may run out.

Free Ticket to Lincoln Home
Pick up a Free ticket to tour the Lincoln Home at the Park's Visitor Center. You must have a ticket to enter the Lincoln Home.

Did You Know?

Lincoln home model

The Lincoln home was built in 1839 as a one-and-a-half story cottage. The house was later expanded by the Lincoln family to a full two-stories. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois