SPRINGFIELD, IL (KPLR) – Hollywood film maker Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Studio has loaned the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, IL sets, props and costumes used the movie “Lincoln”, for display.
The exhibit has a preview Tuesday, January 14th from 3 pm to 6:30 pm, at Union Station in Springfield, directly across from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.
The exhibition will feature: Mary Lincoln’s dresses, Lincoln’s suit, and a uniform worn by their son Tad. Props used the movie “Lincoln”, will include the stethoscope used in the scene of Lincoln’s death and gloves worn by Daniel Day-Lewis as he portrayed Lincoln
The formal opening will be held on Friday, January 17th at Union Station, which will be attended by state and local officials.
Tickets for the exhibit are $5 for adult; children are free when accompanied by an adult. The full experience package will cost $15 (includes ticket o museum and movie).