Join us for special programs throughout the year! Annual programs include the Presidents' Day Family Event, Cemetery Walking Tours, Mrs. Lincoln's birthday commemoration, and special topic evening tours. To join our email list or for further information, please contact Gwen Thompson at or (859) 233-9999.               


"Mrs. Lincoln's Favorite Things " Evening Tour

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 5PM, 6PM, & 7PM at MTL House

$10 members, $15 non-members, $13 group (4+) 

Space limited. Advance tickets recommended.

Celebrate Mrs. Lincoln’s 198th birthday with our most popular special topic tour Mrs. Lincoln’s Favorite Things. This light-hearted, guided tour explores her varied tastes- from fashion to French. Mrs. Lincoln’s famous white cake completes the tour. Admission is $15 for 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. Space is limited. To purchase tickets in advance, call 859-233-9999 or purchase tickets online at Remaining spaces will be filled on a first come basis at the door.

Mrs. Lincoln’s Favorite Things is a part of the museum’s themed tour series. While the standard tour covers Mary Lincoln's entire biography, themed tours take a closer look at special topics related to Mrs. Lincoln and her life.




March 15 - Nov. 30

Mon. - Sat. (closed Sun.)

Tours hourly 10AM - 3PM

More info here


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 was founded in 1968 to protect the unique history of Kentucky.


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