Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Unique Venue Features

  • Winner: Weddings
  • Best of Awards - Unique Venues

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions

Unique Venue Feature

NEW: Good Morning Gallery
Experience the current Illinois Gallery special exhibit with your group or 10 to 50 guests before the Museum opens for the day, and interact with the ALPLM Exhibits Director to learn more about the exhibit "The State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois." Add-ons include breakfast catering, and extending your visit to see all the Museum exhibits and theater presentations. Price starts at $15/person. 


Meet at the ALPLM! Host your meeting or event at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and experience the Museum dedicated to telling Lincoln’s great American story. The Library features 7 venues ideal for daytime or evening events:

  • Breakfasts and Luncheons
  • Staff Retreats
  • Seminars and Conferences
  • Board Meetings and Other Meetings
  • Receptions and Dinners, and more

NEW Venue: The Stevenson Room is our new exhibit gallery and event venue accommodating up to 8 to 12 guests for a small meeting. It features a 65″ interactive smart board for enhanced presentations and connectivity, and can be converted from its lounge set up to a conference- or theater-style configuration.

Add on one of our Daytime Event Enhancements to add to the ALPLM event experience:

  • Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt
  • Beyond the Performance at Ghosts of the Library
  • Tales from the Vault
  • History Lesson

Celebrate at the ALPLM! For a spectacular evening with you and your guests the sole visitors, rent the Museum for an evening event and choose the exhibits, theater presentations, and Museum Event Enhancements to create your own unique event experience:

  • Convention and Legislative Receptions
  • Awards Banquets
  • Corporate Dinners
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Holiday Parties, and more

We accept reservations two years in advance. Please contact us about hosting your next meeting or event at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. Thank you for your consideration.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 500 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 100
  • Largest Theatre Style: 250
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 250
  • Largest Standing Reception: 500

Featured Amenities

  • A/V Equipment
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Chairs
  • In-House Catering
  • Lactation Station
  • Paid Parking
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


212 N. 6th St.,
Springfield, Illinois 62701

Nearby Airport

  • Springfield, IL - 10 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Springfield, IL - 10 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes

Nearby Cities

Located in central Illinois in the state capital of Springfield, we are about 200 miles south of Chicago and 90 miles north of St. Louis.

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: no


We offer complete audio-visual services and equipment. The Multipurpose Room, our conference facility, offers a video wall and built-in podium with microphone as well as 3 additional wireless microphones. The Classroom features an LCD projector and podium with microphone along with a pull-down projection screen. In other locations audio-visual equipment and services may be provided. Please contact us to learn more.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Laptops
    • Microphones
    • Sound System
    • Custom Lighting

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • ADA Accessible: Yes