The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, IL.) is celebrating its tenth anniversary and the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s assassination.
 

Now open: Undying Words: Lincoln 1858-1865. The exhibit  explores Lincoln’s changing views through five key speeches. The exhibit is a collaboration with the Chicago History Museum and features amazing artifacts and interactive stations. The exhibit  explores Lincoln’s changing views through five key speeches. The exhibit is a collaboration with the Chicago History Museum and features amazing artifacts and interactive stations. A section of this exhibit focuses on the assassination of our 16th president. Undying Words was made possible with generous support from Archer Daniel Midlands Company.

 
The museum has gone Digital.  Visitors now have the opportunity to access digital content on their mobile devices as they tour the museum, revolutionize the visitor experience.  Download the digital shortcut to your mobile device at www.mylincoln.org. Museum staff and volunteers will assist you in accessing our site.  Involve the kids, have them participate in the digital scavenger hunt.
 
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.  On July 25. 2015, our theater department will host another spectacular evening, A Night of 19th Century Music.  The 97th Regimental String Band and the 33rd Illinois Vol. Regimental Band; singing and playing a wide variety of traditional songs.
 
See our calendar for an all-inclusive list of the many events and activities happening in 2015.  Please click here to purchase general Museum admission and click here for special event reservations and tickets​. For a brochure please click here.
 
Below is just a sneak peek:
 
Evening With The Creators Series – Attend lecture sessions from the creator that made this museum so immersive and innovative.  This is a five-night event series that will answer your Who, What, Why questions.  The series will launch in February.
 
Happy Birthday – The museum will be celebrating the birthdays of Lincoln’s sons Robert, Eddy, Willie and Tad.  The events and programs will provide education opportunities for our visitors.  The first event is on December 21st, when you are invited to Willie’s birthday party.  Enjoy a birthday treat, play 19-century games, and hear stories about Willie.
 
Family Events – The 10th of every month will be Family Day.  On this day there will be some type of event/activity/recognition.
 
Social Events – Pets are family too.  On September 12th, bring your pet(s) to our park for the Pets in the White House event.  A day filled with demonstrations, crafts, treats, and activities.  Spooktacular fun on October 17th. A family free event to our members, minimal charge for the public. Fun for all ages! Historical characters “haunting” the exhibit journeys complete with special eerie lighting and music.  Nothing is more exciting than a Civil War Ball on November 14th. Our Presidential Ball Dance will feature live authentic music, engaging dancers, and refreshments.  It’s a Fun, Frosty, Friday on November 27th. A Presidential tree lighting, crafts, entertainment and hot chocolate.
 

Keep watching this page for more information on upcoming Tenth Anniversary Events!