Basic Information

3027 East South Street
PO Box 1816
Lincoln City, IN 47552

From the east or west - From Interstate 64, exit onto US 231, (exit 57A). Travel south on US 231 to Indiana Highway 162. Take the Santa Claus/Gentryville exit. Turn west (right) on Indiana Highway 162; go 1-1/2 miles to the park entrance on the right. From the north or south - From US 231 take the Santa Claus/Gentryville exit. Turn west on Indiana Highway 162; go 1-1/2 miles to the park entrance on the right.

Park Grounds

Park grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk. Entrance fees are collected at the Memorial Visitor Center.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Monday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Tuesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Wednesday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Thursday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Friday: Sunrise - Sunset
  • Saturday: Sunrise - Sunset

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.

Entrance Fees:

Lincoln Boyhood Entrance Fee per person - $5.00

Park entrance fees include access to the Memorial Visitor Center, Living Historical Farm and park grounds.

Lincoln Boyhood Entrance Fee per family - $10.00

Park entrance fee include access to the Memorial Visitor Center, Living Historical Farm and park grounds

Entrance Passes:

Lincoln Boyhood Annual Pass - $20.00

Available to everyone. Provides access to the Memorial Visitor Center, Living Historical Farm and park grounds. Good for one year from month of purchase.

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.

Looking 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.

NPS

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.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3027 East South Street
PO Box 1816

Lincoln City, IN 47552

Phone:

(812) 937-4541

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