• 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.

Support Your Park

National Park Service

After touring the Lincoln Home, you may want to support the park by:

  • Sending a donation to Lincoln Home National Historic Site; make check payable to: The National Park Service and mail it to: Superintendent, Lincoln Home National Historic Site, 413 S. 8th St., Springfield, IL 62701
  • Placing a donation in the park's donation box located in the Lincoln Home's backyard or inside the visitor center
  • Making a donation to the National Park Foundation
  • If you have the time and skills, you may be able to become a Park Volunteer by contacting the volunteer coordinator at 217-391-3212. The volunteer coordinator can assist with determining how you can help Lincoln Home NHS in its mission to preserve and interpret the Lincoln Home and Lincoln’s 1860-era Neighborhood for this and future generations.

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?


On October 3, 1863 Abraham Lincoln invited his fellow Americans "to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November.... as a day of Thanksgiving....." Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Illinois