Basic Information

426 S. 7th Street
Springfield, IL 62701

By car: The Visitor Center is located at 426 South Seventh Street. Use this address when seeking GPS or on-line directions. The 4-block Lincoln Home Neighborhood is open to pedestrians and closed to vehicles. For specific directions go to

Lincoln Home Visitor Center

Lincoln Home Visitor Center is open, daily, 8:30 am-5:00 pm. To tour the Lincoln Home, a visitor must obtain a free tour ticket at the Visitor Center. The first tour is at 9:00 am and the last tour begins at 4:30 pm. The Lincoln Home Visitor Center and the Lincoln Home are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

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Additional Information

Temperatures can range from 0 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to 95+ degrees in the summer. High humidity is common during the summer months.

Entrance Fees:

Parking lot fee - $2.00

The Lincoln Home Visitor Center parking lot fee is $2.00 per hour per vehicle.

Entrance Passes:

No Lincoln Home passes - $0.00

No Lincoln Home passes

The Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center is located at 426 South Seventh Street and open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lincoln Home NHS is open daily except for January 1st, Thanksgiving Day, and December 25. 

Last updated: June 1, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

413 S. 8th Street
Springfield, IL 62701


(217) 492-4241

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