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Lincoln
Heritage Museum
Learn from Lincoln, Live like Lincoln
Lincoln
Heritage Museum
Learn from Lincoln, Live like Lincoln
Lincoln
Heritage Museum
Learn from Lincoln, Live like Lincoln
Now on Display

Clouds and Darkness Surround Us

Discover the misunderstood life of Mary Lincoln. The new exhibit highlights Mary Lincoln and features many items owned by Mrs. Lincoln and the Lincoln family including a lock of Abraham Lincoln’s hair, Mary Lincoln’s jewelry, mourning fan, handbag, and a dinner bell from the Lincoln home in Springfield, among other items.

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Testimonials

Fantastic museum with a very high tech program. Bring the kids. Educational and entertaining!!

Jay

The technology was very impressive and told Lincoln's life story beautifully. Definitely worth the trip!

Beverly

One of the most interesting museums I have ever visited. Our tour guide certainly knew and understood her subject.

Marsha

Great interactive journey upstairs. Excellently told history, keeps you interested.

Angelo

Well worth stopping at! The second floor is amazing!

Dawn

Their museum is compact and full of unique interpretations of Lincoln and his life. An extraordinary living museum!

Rajean

Excellent museum with many surprising Lincoln artifacts.This is a hidden treasure!

Susan

Excellent! Don't miss!

Joanne

The exhibits chronicle the life and times of Abraham Lincoln, from his early childhood through his years as President. Every display is "kid friendly" - your children will enjoy handling genuine historical artifacts of the period and will get a huge kick out of the Museum's multi-media presentations. Many of the exhibits put the viewer right into the middle of the action; you really feel as if you are on the scene as the events unfold.

John