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.
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.