History museums instill wonder in children who have become bored with their own closets full of skeletons. Discover a body of knowledge with this Groupon.
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- $15 for two adult admissions for a guided cottage tour (up to a $30 value)
- $30 for four adult admissions for a guided cottage tour (up to a $60 value)
Children aged 6–12 are admitted for $5, and Girl Scouts are admitted for $8. Guides lead visitors on multimedia-rich tours of the seasonal home of President Lincoln, whose birthday is February 12. The home is filled with audio recreations of historic meetings and a replica of the president's desk. In The Robert H. Smith Visitor's Center, guests can peruse interactive exhibits detailing the president's quest for emancipation and the state of the capital during the Civil War. An original signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation is at the cottage until the end of April. Through August President Lincoln's Cottage will also be featuring Can You Walk Away, an exhibit on modern slavery and human trafficking that features the documentary Not My Life and encourages guests to get involved with present-day abolitionist movements.
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“Really enjoyed this informative history lesson...very nicely presented...would make an excellent class trip students studying Ameerican history”
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“A truly wonderful tour of Pres Lincoln's cottage which I highly recommend. ”
President Lincoln's Cottage
300 Randolph Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20011Get Directions