2015 will be an exciting year in the history of the Abraham
Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
It is the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s death and the 10
year celebration of our campus.
Major initiatives are underway.
The opening of our next new exhibit: Undying Words:
Lincoln 1858-1865 will be on November 22, 2014. The exhibit will
explore Lincoln’s changing views through five key speeches. The exhibit is a
collaboration with the Chicago History Museum and will feature amazing
artifacts and interactive stations. A section of this exhibit will focus on the
assassination of our 16th president.
In November 2014, the museum is Going Digital. Visitors will
have the opportunity to access digital content on their mobile devices as they
tour the museum, revolutionize the visitor experience.
February 12, 2015 the museum will celebrate our
president’s birthday and unveil the new design to the museum’s Gateway. This building improvement will streamline the
daily operations and make the area more ADA accessible for our guests.
Premiering Spring 2015: The Battle Hymn Story. A theater presentation that takes a look
back at the origins and the journey of how this classic American song came to
Summer on the Square. This past July,
over 1,700 guests enjoyed the Civil War Musical that honored the spirit of the
men and women who fought and lived through America’s Civil War. In July of 2015, our theater department will
host another spectacular event under the stars.
Keep watching this page for more information on upcoming Tenth Anniversary Events!