President Lincoln's Cottage

Local namePresident Lincoln's Cottage
LocationWashington D.C., United States

Opened to the public in 2008, this cottage served as a hideaway residence of the 16th President of the US, Abraham Lincoln, and his family. Take a guided tour and walk through exhibits on Lincoln's life and legacy.

To get into the complex, you have to enter through Eagle Gate.

Tags CottageInteractiveAbraham LincolnHistoric House MuseumHistoric BuildingMuseumResidential Building
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Opening hours

Visitor Center:
Daily: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cottage Tours:
First tour at 10:00 am
Last tour at 3:00 pm

Closed on Thanksgiving, Dec 25 and Jan 1.


Adults: $15
Active Duty Military: $12
Children (6-12): $5

It is recommended to buy the ticket in advance, since the tours often sell out, especially on weekends.

More information and contact

Official website




Phone +1 202 829 0436

Address 140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW, Washington, DC 20011, United States

Coordinates 38°56'30.119" N -77°0'42.357" E

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