Free admission on Lincoln’s birthday SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is offering free admission Feb. 12 in honor of Lincoln’s Birthday and to celebrate the museum reopening to the public. In addition, children will be admitted... Read More.
Illinois youth can submit short films on racial healing SPRINGFIELD – In order to help fight inequality and build a better Illinois, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is offering students a chance to use their creativity to promote racial healing in the “No... Read More.
Safety of guests will continue to be top priority SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum will begin welcoming visitors again on Monday, Jan. 25, with clear, simple safety protocols to protect all guests. Visitors will need to schedule... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois children can showcase their artistic talents and consider the importance of art in our lives, thanks to a statewide art contest sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Illinois State Board of Education. The theme... Read More.
Educational activities help children prepare for school SPRINGFIELD – It’s time for children and families alike to start thinking about going back to school, whether online or in person. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will do its... Read More.
This summer, educators will spend June 24-30 exploring Lincoln’s life and writings in the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminar “Lincoln Speaks: Words That Transformed a Nation.” Led by renowned Lincoln scholar Michael Burlingame, the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished... Read More.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library’s Oral History Program is proud to release a new collection of interviews telling the story of high school sports in Illinois through the words of students, coaches, referees, broadcasters and administrators. The project, “Sports Stories: IHSA,” features... Read More.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum has obtained an amazing trove of documents that trace one southern Illinois family’s history, from arriving in America to surviving fires and floods to suffering tragic losses in war.
Voters have once again delivered for Abraham Lincoln. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum was selected as one of the top attractions in Illinois by voters in the USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest. Coming in at No.... Read More.
Daxton Peach is the recipient of the prestigious Presidential Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year at Wabash Valley College. A graduate of Mt. Carmel High School, Daxton is the son of Darren and Paula Peach. Daxton was an honor student and participated in Football and... Read More.