With nearly two centuries of history, over a dozen historical buildings, and a 4-square block walkable neighborhood Lincoln Home National Historic Site has plenty of different activities and experiences to offer. Whether you have only thirty minutes or several hours, Lincoln Home National Historic Site has something for everyone.
We recommend visitors who wish to experience everything our park has to offer plan for a 2 hour visit at our site.
Take a guided tour on the inside of the Lincoln Home!
Visitors can watch two free films at our Visitor Center, including a film highlighting Abraham Lincoln's life in Springfield and a virtual tour of the Lincoln Home.
We welcome visitors to walk around our four block historic neighborhood and explore our various exhibits and displays while learning about the history of the Lincoln’s neighborhood. Highlights include:
Throughout the year Lincoln Home National Historic Site offers special events and programs to the public. In the summer, Living History reenactors provide special programming and demonstrations, inviting guests to learn more about how people lived during Abraham Lincoln’s time.
Have extra time after visiting our site? There are plenty of other Lincoln-related historical sites, museums, and other attractions within both walking and driving distance of the Lincoln Home. Other popular Lincoln sites in Springfield include:
Last updated: February 17, 2021