Wild Home

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.

Landscape Tour Price

Lincoln’s Wild Home Ticket


*Ticket includes Lincoln’s Wild Home app, headphones, map, and grounds pass

Lincoln’s Wild Home Discounted Ticket*


*Receive $3 off a regular ticket when you purchase tickets for a guided tour

Lincoln’s Wild Home Child’s Ticket


*Ages 6-12. Under 6 is free. 


  • Even though the ticket time says ‘9:30 AM,’ you may participate in the tour anytime during our operating hours. President Lincoln’s Cottage is open, from 9:30 AM-4:30 PM. If visitors return after President Lincoln’s Cottage has closed, they must pick up their ID from AFRH security.
  • Lincoln’s Wild Home is available via an app that you download onsite for iPhone and Android users.
  • Please bring your own device; headphones are available.
  • When you check in, you will receive a map and a grounds pass. All visitors over 18 must have an ID which is held by our staff for the duration of the pass’ use.