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.
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