Join us for special programs and events throughout the year. Annual events include the Presidents Day Family Event in February, an annual dinner and entertainment in the Fall, Mary's Birthday celebration in December, and walking tours in the Spring and/or Fall. Check back regularly for upcoming events at the Mary Todd Lincoln House. For further information on any event, please call Gwen at 859-233-9999.
Annual Dinner Party
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
at 6PM at Malone's Banquets
3373 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, KY
$45 non-members; $40 members & their guests
Cash bar opens at 6PM; Dinner at 6:30PM
(Reservations required by Sept. 12th)
Join us on Wednesday evening September 17 for dinner followed by a presentation by Thomas Mackie, Director of the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Harrogate, Tennessee.
When you think of Abraham Lincoln, what comes to mind? The log cabin birthplace or the marble statue of the Lincoln Memorial? Mackie will present "Log Walls to Marble Walls," exploring how these memorials reflect our perceptions of Lincoln. Discover why Lincoln sites, like the Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site, intentionally used the unusual combination of log cabin and marble templte to honor othe life of our sixteenth president.
"House Divided" Cemetery Walking Tours
Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 2PM
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 2PM
Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 2PM
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2PM
$10 public; $5 members
Enjoy the beauty and serentiy of Lexington’s most famous cemetery on this guided tour focusing on Civil War History. The tour features monuments and graves of the era, including the Todd family plot. The tour is offered at 2pm every Sunday afternoon in October. The tour is approximately 1.5 hours. Space is limited. Reservations strongly recommended by calling 859-233-9999. Admission is collected by the museum at the Henry Clay Monument at Lexington Cemetery located The Todd family plot includes a
at 833 W. Main Street. Please do not contact the cemetery. monument to Mrs. Lincoln's
"Mrs. Lincoln's Favorite Things " Evening Tour
Saturday, December 13, 2014
5PM, 6PM, and 7PM
$15 individuals, $13 group rate (4+); $10 members
Celebrate Mrs. Lincoln’s 196th birthday with anl evening tour Mrs. Lincoln’s Favorite Things. This light-hearted, guided tour uses the museum’s collection to explore her varied tastes-- from fashion to French. Light refreshments, including her famous white cake, complete the tour.
Reservations required. Admission $15 individuals, $13 per person with a group of four or more, and $10 per person for members and their guests. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Call 859-233-9999 for reservations
Presidents' Day Family Event
Monday, February 16, 2015
FREE to students K-12; FREE to members; $10 other adults
(No reservations needed.)
Celebrate Presidents’ Day with a lively event for children and their families. The annual event is designed for children ages 5-10 but is free to all students in grades K-12. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a paying adult. The games and activities for 2015 will focus on Mrs. Lincoln and the role of the First Lady. Cancelled if Fayette Co. Schools are in session.
March 15 - Nov. 30
Mon. - Sat. (closed Sun.)
Tours hourly 10AM - 3PM
Museum closes at 4PM