Points of Interest
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
2995 Lincoln Farm Road
Hodgenville, KY 42748
- Visitor center contains exhibits, a gift shop and features the 18-minute film, "Lincoln--The Kentucky Years." Nature trails and picnic facilities are available. Open daily 8 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. Eastern Time, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. From Labor Day until Memorial Day, open 8 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time. Closed on January 1, Thanksgiving Day and December 25. Free admission.
Abraham Lincoln Boyhood Home at Knob Creek
- Picnic area, hiking trails, seasonal weekend programs. Exterior exhibits only at present. Park rangers provide on-site information April-October. A radio transmitter provides after-hours information. Ground open daily during daylight hours year round. Free admission.
– owner, Joel Ray Sprowls. The Lincoln Jamboree established in 1954, has become one of the country’s best-known venues for country music. Under the direction of owner Joel Ray Sprowls, a resident cast of nine and guest performers present a three-hour, family oriented show of music and comedy at the Jamboree every Saturday night.
- The Abraham Lincoln statue is located on the town square in Hodgenville in front of the Lincoln Museum. The 7-foot high bronze statue mounted on a 5-foot pink granite pedestal was created by Adolph A. Weimann. The highly-photographed statue was dedicated in 1909 during the centennial anniversary of the president’s birth. The statue was re-bronzed in 1985.
Boy Lincoln Statue
The boy Lincoln Statue is a bronze life-size statue sculpted by The Daub Firmin Hendrickson Sculpture group of Berkeley, CA which depicts Lincoln at age seven. The statue is of Lincon at age seven leaning against an old tree trunk, reading a copy of Webster's Elementary Spelling-book, with a linen satchel filled with ears of corn, a fishing pole and his dog "Honey" sitting close by. The statue is located with The Abraham Lincoln statue on the town square.
66 Lincoln Square
Hodgenville, KY 42748
- The Lincoln Museum is related to Lincoln’s life and times, The Lincoln Museum occupies two historic buildings in downtown Hodgenville. The lower level of the handicapped-accessible facility depicts 12 authenticated scenes of importance in Lincoln’s life and our nation's history with life-sized wax figures, and the second story houses exhibits, Civil War and Lincoln memorabilia along with the Lincoln Days Art Collection. The museum is open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Hours of operation are; Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open Sunday 12:30 to 4:30 EST.
Admission: Adults- $3. Child- $1.50.
Group rates available.
Senior Citizen & Military discount.