Group Tour

From the arrival at the Welcome Center, a restored turn of the century carriage barn to the new goat dairy at Hildene Farm, your guests will experience first hand the family’s legacy through its home, history, gardens, working landscape, farm, and ongoing preservation efforts.

For booking information, tour rates, specialty options or to reserve a date for a group visit, please click here to contact Group Tours, or call 800-578-1788.

Self-guided tours include the Lincoln family home and carriage barn, the Formal Garden and Cutting and Kitchen Gardens, a restored 1903 Pullman railcar "Sunbeam" and "Many Voices" exhibit, goat dairy at Hildene Farm, "The American Ideal: Abraham Lincoln and the Second Inaugural" exhibit. Tours of the home and Pullman railcar offer docent introductions and availability for questions. 

Use of Hildene’s post and beam lunch Pavilion or The Beckwith room may be reserved in advance when available for a fee of $35. Our caterer offers a pre-order lunch buffet or boxed lunch options. Access the buffet menu HERE. If you wish to have a catered lunch, please contact Erik Peckel Catering at (preferred) or call 802.353.6172.

Access the boxed lunch menu HERE.

Group Rates

$18 per person for groups of 20 or more. (Regular admission is $23.00 per person.) Tour leader and driver are complimentary.

Payment by check or major credit card is due one week prior to arrival at Hildene. Please call: 800-578-1788 for more information.