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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Springfield
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Pay tribute to one of the nation’s most iconic leaders at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. One of the most-visited presidential libraries in the country, the museum features an extensive collection of artifacts and memorabilia documenting the life and political career of the 16th U.S. president, as well as the events of the American Civil War. Venture through the “Pre-Presidential Years” exhibit to tour a life-size replica of Lincoln’s childhood home, then head to the “Presidential Years” section to view an original handwritten Gettysburg Address and signed Emancipation Proclamation. Don’t miss a visit to the life-size diorama of the presidential box at Ford’s Theatre, the site of Lincoln’s 1865 assassination. To visit Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and get the most from your holiday in Springfield, create itinerary details personal to you using our Springfield itinerary maker.
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  • This is one of my favorite museums. Lots of wax figures and setting to tell Lincoln's life story. Take your time going thru all the exhibits. You won't be disappointed. 
  • This is one of my favorite museums of all time. The exhibits are first class! the hologram show is wonderfully done. There is so much history you could spend the entire day here. You have to stop and ...  more »
  • While visiting Springfield, this is a must see. There is ample parking near by and there is a coat check and lockers available to keep bulky bags and backpacks. If you are travelling with kids they ha...  more »
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  • We were greeted immediately by the friendly staff. The docents are very knowledgeable and obviously enjoy the subject at hand. One tip: sit up front for Ghosts of the Museum, and in the back for Lincoln's Eyes. Definitely worth the trip and a nice mini-trip with kids.
  • Great! Staff very friendly and informative. The shows are a must see
  • I walked in and was greeted by wax replicas of the entire 16th family to live in the white house. Impressive. Then I saw the Ghosts of the Museum stage show and knew. This is one the best places in America. Or, at least, one of the best places in Springfield.
  • One of the best places to visit if you are making a stop in Springfield
  • One of the best museums I have ever been to. Should not be missed.