The National Museum of Surveying

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About A. Lincoln's National Museum of Surveying is the only museum of its kind in the country and is a perfect addition to Springfield and its history. A highlight of the museum is the Science on a Sphere® exhibit.
Description Location:
521 E. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62701

Phone: (217) 523-3130


Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Price of Admission:

Suggested Donations:
Adults: $5
Seniors, Teachers, Active and Veteran Military Members: $4
Children (5-18) and Students: $2
Families: $10
Mission NMoS' core ideology is to educate and inspire everyone about surveying and the profession that laid the neighborhoods and communities of our nation by presenting captivating and compelling experiences that are real and educational.
Overview A. Lincoln's National Museum of Surveying is the only museum and tourist attraction of its kind in the country. Located in Springfield, Illinois, the hometown of Abraham Lincoln, and placed in between the Old State Capitol and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, the museum preserves the legacy of surveying while ensuring its future through vivid images, superb storytelling, and dynamic multimedia. Featured at the museum is NOAA's Science on a Sphere® where children, tourists, and science enthusiasts adopt an extraterrestrial viewpoint to experience the power and beauty of the world and the universe. Whether you are a family, a student, a surveyor, a tourist, a history buff, a tourist group, or a teacher, the museum specializes in personalized and customizable tours to meet your needs and interests.
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