Mary Todd Lincoln House

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578 W. Main St.
Lexington KY 40507

Discover one of America's most fascinating first ladies during a visit to her girlhood home. Sophisticated and educated, Mary Lincoln was versed in politics and dedicated to her husband Abraham Lincoln. On the surface, her success in the White House seemed assured. Yet few women in American history have endured as much controversy and tragedy. Learn about the complex life of Mary Todd Lincoln by visiting this first historic site restored to honor a first lady.

Located in the heart of downtown Lexington, Kentucky, the Mary Todd Lincoln House offers tours and public programs. The 14-room house, featuring family portraits and furnishings from the Todd and Lincoln families, is used to tell the remarkable story of Mary Todd Lincoln to visitors from around the world. 

Open seasonally March 15-Nov. 30th. Admission is $15 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-12 years, and free to children 5 years and under. Partially wheelchair accessible (first floor only). For hours of operation or to book your tour, visit

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