Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 4 pm
Saturday: 1:00pm – 4 pm
Open other hours by appointment
Closed: December 18 – January 3
Closed on all federal holidays except Lincoln’s birthday
Closed all holiday weekends.
“Now He Belongs to the Ages” commemorates the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. The exhibit includes an 1865 pallbearer’s glove, a broadside showing the route of President Lincoln’s funeral train, and a replica of the Derringer pistol Booth to shoot President Lincoln. “When John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln on April Read the full article…
The Lincoln Heritage Museum will be closed December 20th, 2014-January 4th, 2015 so our staff can be home with their families for the Christmas & New Year Holiday. The museum staff would like to wish yourself and your family a very Merry Christmas & a happy & safe New Year. -The Lincoln Heritage Museum Staff Read the full article…
Your good mother tells me you are feeling very badly in your new situation. Allow me to assure you it is a perfect certainty that you will, very soon, feel better — quite happy — if you only stick to the resolution you have taken to procure a military education…. On the contrary, if you falter, and give up, you will lose the power of keeping any resolution, and will regret it all your life.
–June 28, 1862 Letter Lincoln wrote to Quintin Campbell
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.- Abraham Lincoln