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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - Springfield, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 39° 48.151 W 089° 38.864
16S E 273325 N 4409192
Quick Description: The Lincoln Library and Museum are housed in two separate buildings- across the street from each other. The coordinates here are for the entrance to the Museum.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 6/15/2011 8:36:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMBR6P
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 8

Long Description:
The Museum has excellent exhibits that bring Lincoln's life in to full detail...with a replica of his boyhood log cabin, rooms in the White House, details of his political campaigns...and of course, the Civil War. There are several wax statues of Lincoln, his family, members of the cabinet, and even John Wilkes Booth.
The Library has a few other exhibits..but, this site is mostly used by Lincoln scholars.
The Museum is located at 212 N. Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62701 and is open 9-5 daily. Tickets are $12 for adults and are good for both the Museum and Library.
The Libary's address is 112 N. Sixth Street and is open Monday – Friday – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
On Saturday & Sunday, the Library is open for Exhibit Viewing Only.
Type of site: Museum

Address:
212 N. Sixth Street
Springfield, CA USA
62701


Phone Number: (217) 558-8934

Admission Charged: More than $5

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions: Not listed

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