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Located in the heart of downtown Lexington, the Mary Todd Lincoln House is within easy walking distance of downtown hotels, the Civic Center and Rupp Arena.

Location:

578 West Main Street

Lexington, KY 40507

Phone:

859-233-9999

Walk-in Hours of Operation

March 15- Nov. 30

Mon. - Sat. (closed Sun.)

Tours 10AM-3PM (closes 4PM)

Tours are on the hour and last approximately one hour. 

Tours are limited to 15 people per tour.

Admission:

Cash or check preferred

$10 Adults

$5 Children 6-12 yrs        

Free Children under 6 yrs

(Two adult admissions for the price of one for all active duty members of the United States Armed Forces.)

Group and School Tours:

Group tours are available by appointment year round.  $8 Group rate for 15 or more visitors.  During the winter (Dec. 1- March 14), groups are required to pay a minimum of $100 admission.  School tours, including homeschoolers, are available for K-12 grades at a rate of $3 per student; $5 per teacher; $8 per other adult chaperones and are available by appointment year round.

Parking:

Free parking is located directly behind the house.

Accessibility:

The Mary Todd Lincoln House is partially wheelchair accessible.  The first floor of the museum can be reached via a handicap lift and is wheelchair navigable.  The upper floors of the museum are not wheelchair accessible.  A photo album of the 2nd and 3rd floors is available for visitors who are unable to or choose not to tour the upstairs.  Written text materials are provided for the hearing impaired and dry erase boards are available to facilitate communication between the tour guide and a hearing impaired visitor if requested.  For visitors who have difficulty standing for extended periods of time, folding chairs are available upon request.  Guide dogs with harness are permitted.

Please call 859-233-9999 if you have further questions regarding your visit.

 

We are proud to be a Distinctive Destination of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. We welcome all National Trust members to receive 10% off admission + gift shop purchases.

 

VISIT

March 15- Nov. 30

Mon. - Sat. (closed Sun.)

Tours 10AM-3PM

Museum closes 4PM

ABOUT THE HOUSE

This two-story brick, late Georgian house with its stone water table and belt course was built in 1803-1806 as an inn by William Palmateer.

KMPF

KMPF was founded in 1968 for the preservation, restoration and maintenance of Kentucky’s historic properties.

MAPS AND DIRECTIONS

How to locate the Mary Todd Lincoln house in Lexington, Kentucky from the surrounding interstates.