Media Advisory: Final Two Weeks of Lincoln: The Exhibition at The Reagan Library
Press Release, News
SIMI VALLEY, CA -
Lincoln: The Exhibition continues to bring in record crowds to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Since its opening on June 1, 2013, museum attendance has been up 32% from the same time period last year. With only two weeks left until the exhibit closes, the public is encouraged to book their tickets in advance at www.reaganlibrary.com/tickets. The museum is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This fascinating and extraordinary exhibit is not one to be missed!
"We are extremely pleased to know that visitors are not just learning about history at our Lincoln exhibit; they are thoroughly enjoying it," said John Heubusch, executive director for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. "Visitors are telling us that their friends and families have seen the exhibit and have recommended that they do, too. The historical and Hollywood fascination with President Lincoln has surely drawn these large crowds to our museum."
With its unique and educational content for all ages, Lincoln: The Exhibition has a broad appeal to families with children of all ages, as well as to seniors and the general public alike. Over the summer, over 25,000 museum visitors participated in a zip-code survey. Of those participating, 21% of the guests came from out-of-state, including guests from 46 different states.
For more information about the exhibit, please visit www.reaganlibrary.com/lincoln.
ABOUT THE EXHIBIT:
Thirty renowned Lincoln collectors and DreamWorks Studios joined the Reagan Library for a major Abraham Lincoln Exhibit. Objects on display include President Lincoln's famous stovepipe hat, a bloodied pillow from the night he died, a Lincoln-signed Emancipation Proclamation and 13th Amendment, and sets from DreamWorks' "Lincoln" Movie.