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Very educational

Great experience and wonderful education, especially for older children. You must go into the tomb... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2012
Hinsdale, Illinois
another must do

Very impressive. Just remember this is a place of rest and should be respected.

Reviewed 24 May 2012
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Lincoln's widow insisted the slain president be buried here, defying local leaders who wanted to erect a grand downtown memorial.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 25 May 2012

Great experience and wonderful education, especially for older children. You must go into the tomb and hear about the history to really appreciate what it represents. The staff was very helpful and knowledgable.

Thank kenapastore
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Very impressive. Just remember this is a place of rest and should be respected.

Thank rdtripmn
Reviewed 18 May 2012

Very spectacular and moving, visited the 3 war memorials along with the Lincoln tomb.

Thank melbellock
Reviewed 17 May 2012

We went on a really beautiful fall day. Very peaceful and well kept cemetery. Very solemn going through the tomb, but something you must do in Springfield.

Thank senthilandmandy
Reviewed 12 May 2012

Lincoln's Tomb is a moving tribute to our 16th President. After you visit the tomb, walk behind it, down the stairs. There you will find the vault where Lincoln and Willie Lincoln were held until the first tomb was finished. Follow the road up the...More

Thank SadiByrd
Reviewed 12 May 2012

The Lincoln Tomb is a quiet, solumn place requiring reverence and peace. I agree that it is a moving experience. I like that pictures were allowed and just being deep down within the soul of the crypt area makes the trip eventful. The Guide was...More

Thank Kimo688889
Reviewed 10 May 2012

This was my highlight of Springfield Illinois! The tomb is huge and you see it in the distance! Our kids 17, 15, and 11 loved it. You are right there where President Lincoln is buried 10 feet down. It is nice that it is a...More

Thank mimi68Canfield
Reviewed 10 May 2012

My second visit to Lincoln's tomb was worthwhile. There were lots of girl scouts about, so it was not a time for quiet.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Lincoln's Tomb is such a moving experience. The guides there are very good. They do remind you to be respectful of the setting, and the quiet is very nice to take in everything you see. We drove around the cemetery, also, and it is beautiful....More

1  Thank Janis S
Reviewed 27 April 2012

A great and peaceful cemetery, the person at the tomb was very educated on Lincoln and his family. A great monument for a great man.

Thank Evelyn B
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Is the cemetery closed on Saturdays? I have found different answers online and just wondered if anyone knows for sure?
25 January 2017|
Response from dagknutsenoy | Reviewed this property |
I do not know that. I was there on a Thursday morning.
I am disabled with a scooter. Will I be able to get around the tomb and cemetery ? Thanks
13 October 2016|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Peter and Doug. There are parking lots near each of the major attractions (Lincoln's Tomb and the war memorials) with sidewalks and ramps. Some of the specific plots (like former Illinois governors) may... More
What time do the tours go and do you do hotel pick up
14 May 2016|
Response from edith b | Reviewed this property |
I just drove my own vehicle and waited for the tour to begin. I'm not sure what the hotels May offer for accommodations.