• 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.

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?

Fido, the Lincoln family pet

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