Visitor Centers

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Unit

Visitor Center

Start your tour here.

The Memorial Building is open 9:00 am - 4:30 pm eastern time with a limited viewing area. The Visitor Center and grounds are open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm eastern time.

Closed – January 1, November 25 and December 25

Phone – 270-358-3137

Information – Park brochures, directions around the park, and local information

Exhibits – Original Lincoln Family Bible, Lincoln Overview (featuring Genealogy, Birthplace, and Boyhood Home at Knob Creek information), Pioneer Life (featuring Tools, Cookware, and Furniture), Boundary Oak exhibit and much more

Special Programs – Abraham Lincoln: The Kentucky Years, a 15 minute captioned film shows every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour

Educational Bookstore – Books, pins, postcards, magnets, clothing apparel, coloring books, and much more

Available Facilities – Water fountains, restrooms, information desk, and weather reports

Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek

Ranger Station

Start your tour here.

Grounds open daylight hours year-round.

Phone – 502-549-3741

Information – Park brochures, directions around the park, and local information

Special Programs – Radio interpretive message on AM 1540

Exhibits – Wayside exhibits

Available Facilities – Restrooms (in separate building and closed for the season)

The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek will be closed August 3, 2020, to July 31, 2021, due to the Lincoln Tavern Rehabilitation Project.

Fireplace inside Symbolic Cabin located in Memorial Building


Last updated: December 31, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748


(270) 358-3137

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