Visitors were able to take in the exterior of the 117-foot-tall tomb
throughout the repair process, but the interior — where Lincoln
rests along with his wife and three of his four sons — was closed
Workers fixed small cracks, repaired water damage to
ceilings, repainted sections that had faded and updated the
As of April 1, the historic site will be open seven days a week,
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
There is no charge for admission.
For more information, visit
[Text from file received from the
Illinois Historic Preservation Agency]