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Calendar of Events

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Lincoln:  From History to Hollywood​ 
Where: Union Station at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Complex.
The Full Experience package includes the new DreamWorks exhibit:  Lincoln:  From History to Hollywood (sets and costumes from the movie 'Lincoln', directed by Steven Spielberg) and museum admission. ​

In Commemoration
Where: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Ghost Queue
2017 marks the 100th anniversary of America's entry into WW I. This Ghost Queue​ exhibit explores the war through one soldier's artifacts. Included with Museum admission.
March 23, 2018 - December 31, 2018 
Exhibit - From Illinois to the White House: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, Obama
Where: Illinois Gallery in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
The centerpiece of the commemoration of the Illinois Bicentennial. Analyze the ties these four presidents have to this great state, and how its history, location and population make it a microcosm of America and a perfect training ground for national leaders.

January 11, 2018 (12-1 p.m.)
Illinois History Forum - Lewis & Clark
Where: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Book discussion on Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen A. Ambrose Moderator: Lewis and Clark expert Brad Winn (Lewis and Clark State Historic Site). Bring your lunch and enjoy this free book discussion at the Presidential Library. Click for more info.
January 15, 2018
Community Day
Where: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
On Martin Luther King Day, all not-for-profits organizations may visit the museum free of charge. Groups must book via the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau. Special performances will be scheduled through out the day.
February 3, 2018 (10-11:30 a.m.)
Black History Month: Lincoln and F. Douglass
Where: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
Children can celebrate and learn through interactive lessons about Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Included with museum admission.
February 12, 2018
Lincoln's Birthday
Where: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
Free museum admission and special events. More information to come.