Tours at 5PM and 7PM
$15 non-members; $13 group (4+ guests); $10 members.
Space is limited. Reservations recommended.
Death was a recurring theme in Mary Lincoln’s life. She lost loved ones to disease, war, and an assassin’s bullet, and much has been written about her responses. This special tour views Mrs. Lincoln’s actions in light of 19th-century American attitudes about death and mourning. Program lasts approximately 75 minutes. Reservations recommended by calling 859-233-9999.
$75 non-members; $65 members. Space limited.
Tickets available at https://floralfirstlady.eventbrite.com.
Mary Todd Lincoln’s love of flowers began as a child, when the Todd home had a garden with lilacs and roses, and continued with Mary frequently wearing flowers at important events. Join us for a unique workshop collaboration with Rose & Thistle floral design studio to explore Mary’s lifelong relationship with flowers. Learn how to make a hand-tied bouquet with some of Mary's favorite blooms from luxury floral designer Elizabeth Hemphill, and take home a gorgeous bouquet just in time for Mother’s Day! Tickets include instruction, refreshments, flowers, and all materials. Workshop will take place at Rose & Thistle.
Discover Lexington as Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln would have known it. This one mile walking tour includes locations from Mrs. Lincoln's childhood and Abraham Lincoln's visits to Lexington. The walking tour is approximately one mile. Pick up a free copy at the museum or Download the Walking Tour Guide here.
Join us for special programs throughout the year! Annual programs include the Presidents' Day Family Event, Cemetery Walking Tours, Mrs. Lincoln's birthday commemoration, and special topic evening tours. To join our email list or for further information, please contact Gwen Thompson at email@example.com or (859) 233-9999.