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.
Support Your Park
After touring the Lincoln Home, you may want to support the park by:
The Eastern National Bookstore located in the Visitor Center at the Lincoln Home National Historic Site has many books available for purchase about Abraham and Mary Lincoln, specific events in Lincoln's life, Lincoln's significance in history, and the Civil War. The Museum Shop also has apparel, CDs, DVDs, collectables, souvenirs, and children's items.
Did You Know?
Abraham Lincoln is the only president to hold a patent. His patent was for a system of chambers designed to refloat boats that had run aground. He received Patent No. 6469 on May 22, 1849. Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois