To a Tea




For an unforgettable afternoon at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, please consider making a reservation for your group of 30 to 60 people for To a Tea.

First, enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in the panoramic Lincoln Reception Room of the Library featuring a savory and sweet tea menu. After tea, your guests will be welcomed by a Museum representative into the Presidential Museum, which tells the inspiring Great American Story of Lincoln's life, and be provided with brief information about Foundation membership.

This program is offered Monday through Friday based on availability. The $38 per person price includes:

Museum Admission

Personal welcome by a Museum representative

A scrumptious afternoon tea featuring:

An Assortment of Finger Sandwiches • Fresh-Baked Scones with Accompaniments

Seasonal and Dessert Pastries • A Selection of brewed Teas

To make a To a Tea reservation, please contact the Facilities Rental Office at 217/558-8873 or

We hope a visit to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum fits your group's plans ... To a Tea.


Reservation Information

Please call or send an email to the Facilities Rental Office to make a Tea reservation. Our staff will send you a To a Tea Confirmation Letter and Payment Form.

Confirm your reservation by sending back within 15 business days of the verbal reservation the signed Confirmation Letter and paying a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the Reserved Guest Count (number of guests attending the tea). Deposit and final payment may be made by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, Discover) or corporate check (payable to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation).

Payment of the remaining balance is due seven days before the event date at which time the final guest count is due. NOTE: The minimum number of Tea guests is 30 people. If attendance falls below 30 people, the group will be charged for 30 people.

CANCELLATION: If it is necessary to cancel a To a Tea reservation, we ask for written notice 30 days before the Tea date. The group will lose the 25% deposit.