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Springfield, Illinois

  • Lincoln Home

    Lincoln HomeThe Quaker-Brown residence, where the Abraham Lincoln family lived for seventeen years was the only home the Lincolns ever owned. Abraham Lincoln was born and raised in a one-room log cabin; Mary T...
    Lincoln Home
  • Illinois Executive Mansion

    Illinois Executive MansionHome of the Illinois Governor, the mansion is the third oldest, continuously occupied Governor's home in the nation. Seven US presidents including Lincoln have been received here. Three levels are ope...
    Illinois Executive Mansion

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Illinois Vietnam Veterans Memorial

This powerful granite monument and it's eternal flame pay tribute to the 2,981 Illinois residents who served in the Vietnam War and died or are still missing.

Springfield, IL Memorials


Illinois State Museum

The Illinois State Museum houses permanent and changing exhibits on Illinois's land, life, people and art, and a hands on children's discovery room. The museum store contains high quality crafts created by Illinois artisans.

Springfield, IL Museums

Museum of Funeral Customs

The Museum of Funeral Customs is one of only two in the United States that shows the history of the American Funeral Service and mourning practices from circa 1840

Springfield, IL Museums


Things to do near Springfield, IL

Lake Vermillion

Lake Vermilion is a 1000-acre lake located in Danville. It is a water supply lake and is owned by Aqua Illinois Inc. The Verm...

Oakleaf Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

TheJohnny Gruelle Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum

The only official licensed Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum in the world! Dedicated to preserving the life and times of Arcola bor...

Carnegie Schuyler Library

A full service library, still contains the original furniture, interior decor and double stairway as designed and built in 19...

Watseka Union Depot

The Watseka Union Depot is now the home to railroad memorabilia displays....