• 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.

Things To Know Before You Come

Planning a vacation to Lincoln Home National Historic Site? Click on any of the links above to find information about things you will want to know before your visit to the home.

  • You must take the free ranger-led tour to go inside the Lincoln home. It is not self-guided.
  • During periods of high visitation (March - November) after 9:00 am wait times for Lincoln Home tours can exceed one hour.
  • First come, first serve basis Lincoln Home tour tickets can run out by 2:00 pm.
  • Flash photography is allowed inside the Lincoln home.
  • Strollers are not permitted inside the home.
  • Please leave backpacks, large bags and purses (if possible) in vehicles to reduce damage to walls in Lincoln Home.
  • Restrooms are located inside visitor center.

Please also review Lincoln Home National Historic Site's Laws and Policies before your visit.

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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