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Socials and State Dinners: Entertaining with Mrs. Lincoln

Join us to explore entertaining from the Lincolns’ White House years with six activities scattered throughout the museum! Learn to dress for a party, listen to music the Lincolns enjoyed, sample flavors from the second inaugural ball, and more at a special program in honor of Mary Todd Lincoln's 199th birthday!

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the last entrance at 6:30 p.m. (This means you may enter any time between 5:30PM-6:30PM.) Activities will take about one hour to complete after you enter. Recommended for ages 10 and up. At the door- $15 non-members; $13 group (4+ guests); $10 members. $2 off for advance purchase online below.

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