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Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum

928 Fairground Dr, Rockport, IN 47635-2602
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Don't miss the living farm!

Have been here several times. The Museum is really nice but my favorite is the living farm as it... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Cathy R
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Newburgh, Indiana, United States
Wonderful local history

Abraham Lincoln spent his formative years in the Rockport area of Indiana. Not too many people... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Ruth L
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Chicago, Illinois
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28 Jul 2016
“Don't miss the living farm!”
25 Jun 2016
“Wonderful local history”
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928 Fairground Dr, Rockport, IN 47635-2602
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Have been here several times. The Museum is really nice but my favorite is the living farm as it would have been during Lincoln's day. People dressed in period attire tending the farm and working in the cabin to talk with guests as you look...More

1  Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Abraham Lincoln spent his formative years in the Rockport area of Indiana. Not too many people know this. My ancestors are from Rockport and this trip to see the area was exciting. Any one interested in studying Lincoln shoud spend some time here. The museum...More

Thank Ruth L
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We visit once or twice a year. Always enjoy the history of the place. A short drive takes you to the spot on the Ohio river were Lincoln departed on his flat boat trip.

Thank Al_and_Rosa
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

The museum and cabins provided fascinating insight into the life of the pioneers. Great facility, friendly and helpful staff, and interesting history of one of America's greatest presidents! Especially fun for history buffs! 5 stars

2  Thank Joseph J
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Great place to visit to learn things. Wish they didnt charge to get in but its still a great place Ive been going here since I was little

Thank Janine I
Reviewed 20 February 2015

It's tucked in behind the city pool. They have several weekends that they reenact the lifestyle of that time period. It also has some history of Spencer Co tucked into the museum.

Thank BeckyH55
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a small community run museum. It's in the city park, behind the pool. For what it is, it's worth seeing. The museum, was built in 1936 by the WPA. The have a really nice but, small collection of historical artifacts. The village is...More

1  Thank Carhartkid
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Very interesting. Both the museum and the "village" are well worth the time. It only takes an hour or two.

Thank RegularTraveler_13
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Being a Lincoln enthusiast, I had to check this out! I give 4 stars to the museum alone. There are many artifacts dating back to the Lincoln era. Few items had a connection to the Lincoln's; yet there were a number of items belonging to...More

3  Thank DJ I
Reviewed 2 July 2013

I really enjoyed this stop. I wasn't expecting much though considering it isn't a National Park. It's true that this place is nothing fancy, FYI it's cash only so if you show up without cash, you will have to move along or venture off to...More

1  Thank Shycke
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