The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum will join the Illinois State Fair festivities with giveaways, pictures with the President, and telegraphs. The Museum will also be offering half-price admission to the museum. The special admission price will be $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, $5 for members of the military, and $3 for children 5-15. These ticket prices will be available August 13th through Sunday August 22nd.
While lower prices are available to everyone, there will be special entertainment and activities for those who go to the fair. At the Governor’s tent, fairgoers can take their picture with a life sized cut out of the President and pick up special goodies like Abraham Lincoln guitar picks and fans. There will also be daily drawings for family four-packs of tickets to the museum. The Museum will also be at the Orr Building with an exhibit on the telegraph and its impact on the Civil War.
At First Lady MK Pritzker’s tent, there will be a display on the state’s agriculture history. There will also be a Lincoln Presenter will be at the fairground for you to chat with, take pictures, and collect a fan.
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