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Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
+1 800-545-7300
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Closed for renovation but a great photo op

We could not go inside but got to read the informational plaques and get pictures. It is right... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
maldenmusic
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Malden, Missouri
Great photo op

The law office has been closed for awhile, but it is still worth going to visit. It is near the old... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
h_blond2
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Malden, Missouri
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Built in 1840, this building is where Abraham Lincoln maintained working law offices.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Sixth & Adams Streets, Springfield, IL
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+1 800-545-7300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We could not go inside but got to read the informational plaques and get pictures. It is right across the street from the Old State Capitol. A definite must if you are a Lincoln buff.

Thank maldenmusic
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The law office has been closed for awhile, but it is still worth going to visit. It is near the old state capitol and Lincoln square.

Thank h_blond2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this site years ago and found it fascinating--including the old post office. The site has been closed for restoration and we were told it was open. This was not the case and out grandchildren had to go away with the ideas they had...More

Thank Randy L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stopped by to see the office an all that was there was a very small room with a desk. We have been there, mark it off of our bucket list.

Thank XWagonmaster
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Currently closed for renovations, but it was a great spot for a photo with the kids! It is on an easy to reach corner across the street from the Old State Capitol.

Thank omahonn
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to visit, very quite, people are friendly especially the tour guides five star for Lincoln tomb

Thank crazie g
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Closed summer of 2016- not sure when it will open. Please call for info. Be sure you go to the Lincoln tomb, library and museum. Don't forget new Salem state park.

Thank Blueduck215
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Wonderful experience for young boys to see and experience about Honest Abe a man of many facets! His home was very true to the time period!

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It is currently undergoing renovations and I'm sure when it's open again it will be an even more worthwhile visit. It gives an interesting glimpse into the 1800s life of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield. The place is a nice short visit, a little dark and...More

1  Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I have walked this site on previous visits. I am happy that renovations are being done and hope to see the results on my next visit in October. This is also the start of the ghost tour which goes on at 7:00pm.

Thank Ross W
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travelnow4fun
Do you need tickets? Is there a cost? What are the operating hours/days? Thanks!
22 January 2015|
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Response from Ilovetotravel211 | Reviewed this property |
When I visited last year we didn't need to buy tickets and there was not a cost however, there was a donation box on the first floor. I don't remember the operation hours but I think that they probably are the same hours as... More
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