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Lincoln home Visitor Center
The Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center South Entrance


Lincoln Home National Historic Site Visitor Center:

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Restrooms
  • Information
  • Tickets
  • Park Film
  • Passport Stamp
Lincoln Home at Lincoln Home National Historic Site
Tickets are required to tour the Lincoln Home. Free tickets can be obtained at the Visitor Center.


Tours of the Lincoln Home:

Free tickets for the Lincoln Home tour can be reserved at the visitor center on the day of the visit. Groups of 15 or more must schedule their tour in advance with the Springfield Convention Visitor’s Bureau. See our Fees & Passes page for more information.

The Dean House, a two story brown house with green shutters
The Dean House


Dean House and Arnold House Exhibit Buildings:

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Dean House Exhibit: What a Pleasant Home Abe Lincoln Has

This exhibit focuses on Abraham Lincoln, the family, and changes of the Lincoln Home during the time the Lincoln family lived there.

Arnold House Exhibit: If These Walls Could Talk

This exhibit focuses on the neighbors of the Lincoln family and the restoration and archeology of other houses in the historic Lincoln neighborhood.

Lincoln neighborhood western entrance, with gravel path and trees along sides
The historic Lincoln neighborhood from the north entrance


Historic Neighborhood Hours of Operation:

The public is welcome to walk around the streets of the historic Lincoln neighborhood surrounding the Lincoln Home from dawn till dusk.

A map of the neighborhood is available on our Maps page.

Last updated: December 29, 2023

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Mailing Address:

413 S. 8th Street
Springfield, IL 62701


217 492-4241

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