Visit
President Lincoln’s
Cottage

We offer a variety of engaging exhibits and programs for learners of all ages. We are pleased to announce that our interiors are now open for timed, self-guided tours. Join us today.

Current Schedule

*Space is limited to allow for social distancing and reduce the risk of COVID-19 exposure. Due to space restrictions, advanced ticket purchase is still strongly recommended. Purchasing your tickets in advance and arriving at your scheduled time are the only ways to ensure entry into the Cottage.

Wednesday through Monday

9:30 am – 10:15 am

10: 30 am – 11:15 am

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Self-Guided Tour Prices

Adult (13+)

$15.00

Children (6-12)

$5

Children under 6

Free

Military (Active Duty & Veterans)

$12

Must present valid ID

President Lincoln’s Cottage Members

$7.50

2 member-priced tickets per valid ID

National Trust for Historic Preservation Members

$12.50

2 member-priced tickets per valid ID

Lincoln’s Wild Home

Landscape Tour

On this self guided, app based tour you will explore 9 unique stops on the grounds of President Lincoln’s Cottage and the Armed Forces Retirement Home. The entire tour including Stop 9 and returning to the Visitor Education Center covers about one and a half miles total. As you explore Lincoln’s Wild Home, you will be invited to interact with the landscape as he and the generations who lived on this land before him may have been inspired to do.

Tickets are always half-priced for members.

Hands Forming Heart Shape

What to Expect

We strive to create a thoughtful, inclusive environment that nurtures learning and inspires action. View our visitor guidelines to find answers to commonly asked questions and ensure that you arrive ready to have the best possible experience.