Good Morning Gallery

Start the day with your corporate team, association staff, convention attendees, or social group at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum with a Good Morning Gallery event.

Good Morning Gallery offers one group per day of 10 to 50 people the opportunity to explore the current Illinois Gallery special exhibit at the Museum before we open for the day and have an interactive discussion with the ALPLM Exhibits Director about the exhibit “Stories Of Survival: Object-Image-Memory.”

The event is offered on weekdays at 8:00 a.m. through the run of the exhibit (March 23, 2022 to January 22, 2023). We recommend planning for an hour to an hour-and-a-half for a Good Morning Gallery experience. The cost is $15/person.

Several Add-On Offerings are available to customize your morning at the Museum:

Visit the Museum

Extend your visit and see the other exhibits and theaters presentations at the Museum dedicated to telling Lincoln’s great American story for an additional $5/person.

Breakfast Catering

Enjoy a delicious onsite or takeaway breakfast as part of your Good Morning Gallery. Enjoy an onsite breakfast set up outside the Illinois Gallery. Our designated caterer is offering two delicious menus. 

New Breakfast Catering Menus Coming Soon!

One menu per group. There is a minimum of 20 guests for catering. Catering will be invoiced on the confirmation, and payment will be due seven days before the event.

Museum Store Souvenirs

Extend the memory of your morning at the Museum with souvenirs from the Museum Store. Please let us know if you would be interested in the Store being open at 8:00 a.m. for your guests to shop during your Good Morning Gallery event. Guests will be offered a 10% discount on any purchases made during the event.

Reservation Information

Good Morning Gallery events are offered weekdays through January 22, 2023 based on staffing availability. The minimum number of guests is 10 for the exhibit only experience and the maximum is currently 50 guests. The catering minimum is 20 guests.

TO MAKE A RESERVATION: To learn more and make your Good Morning Gallery reservation, contact the Venue Rental Office at 217-558-8873 or Our staff will make a reservation for you (based on availability) and send you a Good Morning Gallery preliminary invoice.

CONFIRMATION: Confirm your reservation by sending back the signed preliminary invoice within 15 business days of receipt of the preliminary invoice and paying a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the Reserved Guest Count (number of guests attending the Good Morning Gallery event). The deposit will be due 15 days from receipt of the preliminary invoice. Deposit and final payment may be made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or corporate check (payable to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum). Final guest count and payment are due seven days before the event date.

NOTE: The minimum number of Good Morning Gallery guests is 10 people, with the current maximum number of guests being 50 people. If attendance falls below 10 people, the group will be charged for 10 people.
CATERING NOTE: The minimum for an event with breakfast catering is 20 guests. The ALPLM will invoice the client for catering on the confirmation sent prior to the client paying the final payment.

CANCELLATION: If it is necessary to cancel a Good Morning Gallery reservation, we ask for written notice 30 days before the event date. The group will lose the 25% deposit.

We hope to wish you a Good Morning Gallery at the Museum!

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