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Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum

928 Fairground Dr, Rockport, IN 47635-2602
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Wonderful Hidden Gem

This is a must see. The museum is located on the fairgrounds in Rockport IN. It is made up of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sherlock6142
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Very informative

We enjoyed our visit. The video recreation of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood was very informative. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Timothy V
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Muncie, Indiana
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5 days ago
“Wonderful Hidden Gem”
2 weeks ago
“Very informative”
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928 Fairground Dr, Rockport, IN 47635-2602
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must see. The museum is located on the fairgrounds in Rockport IN. It is made up of the museum, and about a dozen log buildings. These buildings were moved to the museum location and reconstructed there. The buildings range from simple log...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit. The video recreation of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood was very informative. The ground are easy to walk.

Thank Timothy V
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I have drove by this museum many times. Today, my daughter and I, decided to stop in and view the museum. I was very impressed. There were several pieces inside the museum that the volunteer said the Smithsonian has been trying to acquire. There are...More

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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
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Reviewed 25 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

1  Thank Ruth L
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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
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Reviewed 6 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
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Reviewed 1 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
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Reviewed 19 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
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Reviewed 4 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
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