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Your Guide to Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Take a trip to Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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Overview

For over a century people from around the world have come to rural Central Kentucky to honor the humble beginnings of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln.

His early life on Kentucky's frontier shaped his character and prepared him to lead the nation through Civil War.

The country's first memorial to Lincoln, built with donations from young and old, enshrines the symbolic birthplace cabin.

Directions

The Birthplace Unit of the park is located approximately 2 miles south of the town of Hodgenville on U.S. Highway 31E South. The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek is located approximately 10 miles northeast of the Birthplace Unit of the park.

GPS: lat:37.5858662, long:-85.67330523

Physical address: 2995 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville, KY, 42748

Mailing address: 2995 Lincoln Farm Road, Hodgenville, KY, 42748

Fees

There is no fee associated with visiting either unit of the park.

Weather

There are four distinct seasons in Central Kentucky.

However, temperature and weather conditions can vary widely within those seasons.

Spring and Fall are generally pleasant with frequent rain showers.

Summer is usually hot and humid.

Winter is moderately cold with mixed precipitation.

Contact Information

Phone: 2703583137

Hours for Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

The Memorial Building is open 9:00 am - 4:30 pm eastern time with a limited viewing area. The Visitor Center and grounds of the Birthplace Unit are open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm eastern time with one-way traffic flow and social distancing. The Boyhood Home Unit at Knob Creek will be closed August 3, 2020, to July 31, 2021, due to the Lincoln Tavern Rehabilitation Project. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/abli/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM