Basic Information

Southern Indiana has a moderate climate, characterized by warm, yet moist conditions. Summers are usually warm, and winters cool. Much of the area's average 46 inches of precipitation falls in spring, the rainiest season.

Memorial Visitor Center

The Memorial Visitor Center, completed in 1943, was designed with two memorial halls and a connecting cloister. The Memorial Court features five sculptured panels, the work or E.H. Daniels, marking significant periods in the life of Abraham Lincoln. The park orientation film is shown every half hour from 8 a.m. to 1/2 hour before closing. Museum artifacts and exhibits portray the life of Abraham Lincoln. Learn about his family, boyhood, and frontier life in Indiana.


Welcome to Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial


The park is open every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days! Visit Operating Hours & Seasons for more information.

The park is fee free starting January 1, 2018. For links to buy a park pass? Visit our Fees & Passes page.

Visitor walking park trail with dog on leash
Pets on park trails must be on a leash.


There are over 2 miles of hiking trails and roads in the park to walk with your pet. Visit our Pets page to learn more about bringing your pet with you to Lincoln Boyhood.

Last updated: December 28, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3027 East South Street
PO Box 1816

Lincoln City, IN 47552


(812) 937-4541

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