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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

1005 Hildene Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
+1 802-362-1788
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Loved the Christmas decorations

Great place to visit anytime, but the holiday decorations are gorgeous. Don't miss the restored... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vernon VT

I took my son to Hidden in August of this year (2017) and was able to see the gorgeous gardens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rebecca R
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Historic home of Robert Lincoln, only child of President and Mary Todd Lincoln to survive to adulthood. The estate has beautiful gardens, restored 1903 wooden Pullman palace car, goat farm and cheesemaking facility, 12+ miles of walking trails, teaching greenhouse and cross-country skiing in winter.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1005 Hildene Rd, Manchester, VT 05254
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to visit anytime, but the holiday decorations are gorgeous. Don't miss the restored Pullman car.

Thank VermontWoodsStudios
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my son to Hidden in August of this year (2017) and was able to see the gorgeous gardens still in bloom. Brought my husband there this December and was able to see it decorated fro Christmas. Was not disappointed. Still just as beautiful...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to Hildene as part of a group - and probably would not have known about it otherwise. What a wonderful oasis! The docents were extremely knowledgeable and fascinating to hear from. We got to do the “behind the scenes” tour of some extra...More

Thank Nannette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was such an honor to be in Abraham Lincoln’s sons home. The grounds are well maintained. Home has an outline in the front yard of how small Lincoln’s home was. It shows you where they started and how much they emerged into this huge...More

Thank FlyingStew75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent glimpse on XIX century lifestyle, Hildene is quite well kept and the visit is rewarding. Recommended if you're in the area.

Thank Frasbo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hildene is truly a gem nestled in the Vermont landscape. With family in the area, I have had the pleasure of visiting Hildene in Spring, Autumn and Winter...the Summer gardens are on my To Do list. My last visit was to go snowshoeing with my...More

Thank Kathyaa82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on “Black Friday” after shopping. I loved the Pullman car and the staff at the goat barn were very friendly. In season they run a tram; I wish they had it running as the walk to the farm was a little much for...More

Thank Craig d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The home of Robert Lincoln was fascinating - don't miss the engagement ring in one of the bedrooms, but the Pullman car brought the complexities of history to life. While working on Pullman Cars was a way for African Americans to create a middle class,...More

Thank BaliloverNewYork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent most of the day here with my wife. Learned about Abraham Lincoln's son Robert. Enjoyed walking the grounds, visiting the goats, experiencing the Pullman Car, and shopping in the Olde barn.

Thank Savage93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I love history. I teach constitutional law and she humanities for an avocation. My law practice is our vocation. So, on many levels, we have long admired Abraham Lincoln. When we were researching this vacation, we highlighted Robert Todd Lincoln's summer home...More

Thank Michael K
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Questions & Answers
9 August 2017|
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Response from HildeneLaine | Property representative |
Youth is 6 to 14.
15 June 2017|
Response from HildeneLaine | Property representative |
Yes, the admission gives you access to all of our 412 acres, each venue and our over 12 miles of walking trails.
15 June 2017|
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Response from HildeneLaine | Property representative |
No, I am sorry, we are a pet free property.