Join us for special programs throughout the year. Programs include the Presidents' Day Family Event in February, Cemetery Walking Tours in October, and Mrs. Lincoln's birthday commemoration in December.  Special topic tours are offered on a rotating basis and currently include Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckley, Mrs. Lincoln’s Favorite Things, Mrs. Lincoln’s Civil War, and Death, Mourning, and Mrs. Lincoln.

To join our email list or for further information on any program, please contact Gwen Thompson at or (859) 233-9999.                                                                  


Presidents' Day Family Event

Monday, February 15, 2016

10AM to 1PM (activities take about 45 minutes to complete)

Free to students k-12; Free to members; $10 other adults

No reservations required.

Join us as we celebrate Presidents’ Day with a lively event for children and their families! The event will run from 10am to 1pm, with this year’s games and activities focusing on Mrs. Lincoln and the role of the First Lady. Activities take approximately 45 minutes to complete. Attendees are also invited to take their photos with Mrs. Lincoln at the event!

The 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 an adult.  Adult admission is free to members and $10 for other adults.  The Mary Todd Lincoln House is located at 578 West Main Street in downtown Lexington. Free parking is located directly behind the house, with overflow parking in the Cox Street parking lot.  For further information, feel free to call us at 859-233-9999.



March 15 - Nov. 30

Mon. - Sat. (closed Sun.)

Tours hourly 10AM - 3PM

Museum closes at 4PM


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.


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