Attractions

Tomb in Springfield

Lincoln's Tomb

After his assassination, Lincoln's body was returned to Springfield, where it lies in an impressive tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery, 1.5 miles north of downtown. The gleam on the nose of Lincoln's bust, created by visito…
Historic Site in Springfield

Lincoln Home & Visitor Center

Start at the National Park Service visitor center, where you must pick up a ticket to enter Lincoln's 12-room abode, located directly across the street. You can then walk through the house where Abe and Mary Lincoln…
Museum in Springfield

Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

This museum contains the most complete Lincoln collection in the world. Real-deal artifacts like Abe's shaving mirror and briefcase join whiz-bang exhibits and Disney-esque holograms that keep the kids agog.
Historic Site in Springfield

Old State Capitol

Chatterbox docents will take you through the building and regale you with Lincoln stories, such as how he gave his famous 'House Divided' speech here in 1858.