Cost of Admission

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View of Museum from Union Park

  • Adults $15
  • Seniors (62+) $12
  • Military (ID required) $10
  • Children (5-15) $6
  • 4 and younger, Free
  • Student (ID required) $12
  • Museums for All (Present EBT or Snap Card, maximum of four admissions) $3
  • ALPLM Members – Free

Ticket price includes admission to all exhibit areas on our campus and both theater presentations.

Admission is good all day. Feel free to step out and enjoy local flavor and sites then return for a second round or see what you may have missed the first time.

The museum experience is all self-guided. Most guests spend around 2.5 hours.

Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets online in advance. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

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Learn more about our Team Lincoln Membership Program

Group Tours

Bus arriving at the Museum.

Adult Group Tours

Scheduled groups of 15 or more guests receive discounts; however, the group must be scheduled through Visit Springfield on their Group Travel Reservation Request page. Register for a user name and password at or call 217-789-2360

Get started at the Visit Springfield Illinois website:

Group Visit

School buses in from of the Museum

School Group Tours

We welcome educators and students to learn more about Abraham Lincoln. To help coordinate your visit, see all the information on the Plan Your School Visit page. 

School Visit 


Library atrium

No admission charge.

The Library is primarily for research and houses millions of documents, photographs, and artifacts. Call 217-524-6358 to schedule a research appointment today!

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Union Station and Park

Union Station

Union Station

Union Station is currently not open to the public. Learn more about the beautiful historic building and take in its beauty while you enjoy lunch, in the park, adjacent to the building.  

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Union square park

Union Square Park

No admission charge. A fantastic place for a picnic with our meticulously manicured lawn, or shaded tables, available on a first-come, first-served basis, if you prefer. Unfortunately, we cannot offer indoor picnic areas.

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