Adult (16 - 61 years of age)                $15.00
Senior (62 years of age and up)           $ 12.00
Children (5 - 15 years of age)              $ 6.00
Military (id required)                           $ 10.00
Students (school/college id required)     $ 12.00
Child (under 5)                                  No Charge

Ticket price includes admission to the exhibit areas and both theater presentations.

What To Know Before Purchasing Advance Tickets

Purchase advance tickets on-line now! or call the box office sales at 217-558-8934

For the comfort and safety of others, we require guests to abide by these rules:

No backpacks or large bags are allowed. Umbrellas and bags exceeding a size limit of 11x16x8 must be checked into a locker. Headsets, personal stereos and other electronic equipment must be checked into a locker. Cell phones should be silenced.

Photography is allowed only in the Plaza area and Mrs. Lincoln Attic. No photography is allowed in the theaters, galleries, or exhibits.

No food, beverages, candy, or gum are allowed in the Museum. In addition, the Museum is a smoke-free facility.

Do not touch the exhibits. Video surveillance is used throughout the building to protect the Museum and its guests.