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.

For a Museum brochure please click here or to view the interactive travel brochure click here.

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. Locker cost is .25 cents. Headsets, personal stereos and other electronic equipment must be checked into a locker. Cell phones should be silenced.

Photography is allowed in the Gateway, Plaza and Mrs. Lincoln's Attic. Non-flash photography is allowed in the Journeys.  To preserve our artifacts, no photography is allowed in the galleries or theaters. The use of selfie sticks are prohibited.

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.

Also, please note that the ALPLM keeps the temperature relatively low in order to protect the integrity of its artifacts and documents. Please dress accordingly.