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Closed for the winter beginning Dec. 1. Hourly public tours will resume on March 15, 2019. Discover America's most fascinating first lady during a visit to her girlhood home. The wife of President Abraham Lincoln grew up in this house. After their...more
All reviews our tour guide childhood home period pieces early life original pieces history buff house is beautifully restored enjoy history from room to room small garden tours start civil war a small gift shop lovely home per adult hour tour great tour
With free time on my hands in Lexington, I knew I had to visit the Mary Todd Lincoln House. It was everything I had hoped it to be. A wonderfully restored home on Main Street with a church next door, high ceilings and period furniture....More
My wife and I took the tour as it was one of the sites we had not visited in Lexington.
The tour guide was a history major graduate of eastern Kentucky university.
She was well informed and personable.
Other people on the tour had many...More
I completely enjoyed the tour of the Mary Todd Lincoln house. A much-maligned and misunderstood woman, Mary Todd Lincoln left her family physically and emotionally and influenced her husband to make some of the historically important decisions that he made.
The reclaiming of the house...More
I have a lovely tour of Mary Todd Lincoln's childhood home. It has been lovingly restored to its former glory. Hats off to the group that restored it and maintains it. The pictures of how it had deteriorated our appalling. It's lovely now. So many...More
Big Lincoln fans, this was a treat. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and pointed out the artifacts that belonged to the Todds or Lincolns and those that were replicas. Lovely furnishings, and just knowing this is where these historical figures walked, talked, and went about...More
As my sister commented when we left, this visit offered a different perspective of Mary Todd Lincoln than what she is generally known for—crazy shrew. She was much more than that and any mental health issues she experienced are also explained. We were glad we...More
The tour of Mary Todd Lincoln House is very interesting and I learned a lot. It is easy to find. There is also plenty of parking spaces behind the house. There is also a brochure which has a walking guide that starts at her house....More
We arrived in time for the 10 am tour. We parked on the street and plugged the meter, only to realize parking is available behind the House and probably free. Tom was the tour guide. He was knowledgeable, well spoken and had good interpersonal skills....More
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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. Please ask staff for access to the lift. The second floor is not... More
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. Please ask staff for access to the lift. The second floor is not wheelchair accessible. There are twenty-one steps to the second floor. A photo album of the upstairs is available for visitors who are unable to or choose not to tour the upstairs.