Lincoln Heritage Museum remains open for normal operating hours (Tuesday-Friday 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday 1 pm to 4 pm), despite the closure of Lincoln College in May of 2022.
Located on the campus of the only college named for Lincoln in his lifetime, the Lincoln Heritage Museum exhibits a rare and valuable collection of artifacts that tell the story of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln Heritage Museum promotes research and educational activities, encourages the development of path-breaking scholarship, and reaches a broad audience through programs and publications.
Over 100 items from the Lincoln Collection that were created by, owned by, or associated with Abraham Lincoln, his family, and his colleagues are on display every day at Lincoln Heritage Museum...Read More
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.Read More
The special exhibit "Always Remember: Commemorating 9/11 After 20 Years" features a piece of steel beam from Tower 1 of the World Trade Center, an American Airlines flight attendant uniform worn in NYC on 9/11, and more.Read More
Lincoln College, chartered Lincoln University in 1865, is a private, liberal arts college, fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association...Read More
In 1955, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Sang bestowed to the Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College, letters and documents from most of the presidents of the United States up to that time, as well as...Read More