Presidents’ Day Family Open House

Tickets for the Family Event may be purchased at the door or online here.

FREE to children through age 18; FREE to members; $10 other adults

Celebrate Presidents’ Day with us on February 17 with a special program for children and their families! You may arrive any time between 10am and 12pm. This year’s games and activities will focus on the Lincolns’ family life. Inspired by the activities of Mary, Abraham, the Lincoln children—and their pets! —the event is designed for children ages 5-10, but everyone is welcome.

The Mary Todd Lincoln House will celebrate Presidents’ Day on February 17 with games and activities that focus on the Lincolns’ family life. (Lincoln and his family, Courtesy of the Library of Congress)


Free to children through age 18. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Adult admission is $10. Tickets may be purchased at the door or online here. Doors open at 10am with the last entrance at 12pm. Please allow 45 minutes to complete the activities. The Mary Todd Lincoln House is located at 578 West Main Street in downtown Lexington. Free parking is available behind the museum.

***Our guided tour for adults will also be available at 12 p.m. at the usual ticket rate. This tour has limited availability. Advance tickets for this tour may be purchased here.

The Mary Todd Lincoln House is the girlhood home of Mrs. Lincoln. She brought her husband and children to visit the Todd family home in 1847. The museum is operated by Kentucky Mansions Preservation Foundation, a private non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and 
promoting historic properties.

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