We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
You need to return if you have seen it in the past!

There has been and still is a lot going on there. Revamped you need to come check out if you have... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Springfield, Illinois

Went here on a guided tour, which turned out to be a private tour. It was because we were the only... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Kathi B
Elkhorn, Wisconsin
Read all 79 reviews
All photos (16)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
700 N 4th St, Springfield, IL 62702-5232
+1 217-523-2631
Reviews (79)
Filter reviews
79 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmary toddfirst floorsister and brother in lawour tour guidegrand pianoabraham lincolnwonderful tourrich historyoriginal furniturevisiting springfieldcouchcourtingrestorationperiodhouseuprightwallpaper
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 79 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There has been and still is a lot going on there. Revamped you need to come check out if you have not been in awhile. And of course the fine art fair comes around in the Fall on the grounds is really fantastic and a...More

Thank Birthday-Gal
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Went here on a guided tour, which turned out to be a private tour. It was because we were the only ones on this tour! The guide we had was phenomenal and knew a GREAT deal about this house!!! If she is always the guide,...More

1  Thank Kathi B
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We had a tour of the Edwards Place on a Saturday afternoon. The house is fabulous, the artifacts are beautiful, and out tour guide was very knowledgeable and fun. We had a great time!

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We loved this place. The guide was wonderful and had so much knowledge about the history of the house and the family. She was a volunteer and dressed in fashion of that time period. The house is lovely and so well restored. We also attended...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Very well preserved home of the Lincoln era. Our tour guide displayed a good knowledge of the home and the social customs of the mid 1890s. She was courteous, patient and answered any and all questions. The Lincoln's spent a lot of time in this...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I highly recommend seeing the Edwards Place. This is a home that Lincoln visited. There are many pieces of original furniture in the home.

Thank JodieLovesSun
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This house was absolutely beautiful. The tour was well worth the $5. The curator was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the house and time period. Despite what we had read this house was not a place that Lincoln frequented but it did have items the...More

1  Thank Kelli0023
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The home looks lovely from the outside, but it's even better when you go inside. Our tour guide was very informative and told us about the historic family and the times. The best part is seeing all the furnishings of the times. I have never...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I gladly attended for the first two hours with my business manager and am happy to support Edwards Place and SAA. Kathy Jean, Model/Actress.

1  Thank TalentKathyJean
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The mansion is and has been, an ongoing project. Our visit today was limited to the first floor, since they are installing carpet in the upstairs. The wood mouldings, carpeting and wallpapers are really a sight to behold. An open format, allows the visitor to...More

1  Thank silvertongue10147
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Springfield
Carpenter Street Hotel
264 reviews
.33 km away
Homestyle Inn & Suites
52 reviews
.46 km away
State House Inn
999 reviews
1.04 km away
President Abraham Lincoln Springfield - a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
1,295 reviews
1.07 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 500 restaurants in Springfield
Sportsman's Lounge
18 reviews
.80 km away
Sam's Italian Pizza
28 reviews
.88 km away
Caribou Coffee
9 reviews
.37 km away
Bob's Butternut Hut
5 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 111 attractions in Springfield
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
4,023 reviews
.75 km away
Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials
1,660 reviews
1.20 km away
Old State Capitol State Historic Site
794 reviews
1.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
18 June 2017|
Response from rondomeracki | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure of the hours but the tour is roughly 1 hour. Except with our guide she ran over by 30 minutes or so because she couldn't stop talking and not taking questions.