Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum in Rockport, Indiana Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum in Rockport, Indiana

Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating (Based on 17 reviews)
928 Fairground Drive Rockport, IN 47635

Contact Information

(812) 649-9147

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

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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 17 reviews

Amazingly authentic

5 Reviewed 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 interesting

5 Reviewed 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 Gem

5 Reviewed 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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