Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum
Take a relaxing look back into history with 13 Lincoln-era replica cabins in memorial to Abraham Lincoln’s years spent in Spencer County. Explore such cabins as the Pioneer Schoolhouse, the Lincoln Homestead Cabin, and the Old Pigeon Baptist Church.
In addition, the museum houses hundreds of fascinating artifacts from the area’s historic past. Exhibit highlights include a hutch made by Abraham Lincoln with the help of his father, Thomas, a 1598 “Breeches” Bible, and a rare Rocker “Beater” Loom (one of 66 known to exist).
2021 Special Events
- Spring Heritage Day
May 8, 2021
- Abraham Lincoln Freedom Festival
July 3, 2021
- Fall Heritage Day
October 23, 2021
- Treemendous Christmas in the Village
December 4, 2021
Location & Hours:
The Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum is located in Rockport City Park, at the west end of Main Street in Rockport.
This attraction is typically open May through October.
Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm CT
Sunday 12:00 – 4:00 pm CT
- $5 for Adults
- $3 for Kids under 12/Seniors 55 & older
Click here to see the hours of operation for local attractions and restaurants.
Amazingly authenticReviewed 10-24-20
This living museum dedicated to the Lincoln family and settlers of the period flies under the radar of Lincoln sites, I stumbled on it online almost accidentally and am delighted I did. Curators give... Read More
Very enjoyable and interestingReviewed 06-04-19
Loved the history and the recreation of the pioneer village in Lincoln's days. The piece of furniture that Abraham and his father made was beautiful. The old dresses and all the war uniforms from... Read More
Wonderful Hidden GemReviewed 06-14-18
This is a must see. The museum is located on the fairgrounds in Rockport IN. It is made up of the museum, and about a dozen log buildings. These buildings were moved to the museum location and... Read More
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