Mrs. Lincoln's Attic

Learn more about life in the 19th century in this interactive, hands-on children’s exhibit. Under the supervision of their guardians, children are invited to:

  • Explore a cabin kitchen by preparing meals, tending the fire, and completing hands-on chores
  • Test their architecture skills by constructing log cabins replicating those built in the 1800s.
  • Play the home-made games played by children at the time.
  • Try on period-appropriate clothing, including home and formal outfits and military uniforms.
  • Explore a replica of the Lincoln’s Springfield home.
  • Read books about President Lincoln and the Lincoln family.
  • Take their picture with President Lincoln’s families.

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