The Old Lincoln Courtroom and Museum

Spielberg Movie
6:43 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Props from Lincoln Movie Coming to Illinois

The final known photo of Abraham Lincoln

Springfield will soon have a bit of recent Hollywood history on display.

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Site of Almanac Trial
12:38 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Rededication of Lincoln Courtroom and Museum

Credit Rich Egger

Some new touches have been added to the Old Lincoln Courtroom and Museum in Beardstown.

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International Museum Day
7:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Learning Something New at Museums of the Tri States

The Old Lincoln Courthouse & Museum in Beardstown

The 35th Annual International Museum Day is being celebrated on Friday, May 18, 2012. To mark the occasion, the WIUM/WIUW news staff visited some of the museums of the tri states.

The Old Lincoln Courtroom & Museum in Beardstown

This red brick, two-story building can be found at Third and State on Beardstown's downtown square. The museum is part of the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Trail. In fact, Beardstown boasts seven wayside exhibit sites as part of the trail.

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