Major Abraham Lincoln Exhibit at the Reagan Library Starts June 1 through Sept 30

Twenty-Five renowned Abraham Lincoln collectors and DreamWorks Studios joined the Reagan Library for a major Abraham Lincoln Exhibit June 1st through September 30, 2013, including one of only three of President Lincoln's stovepipe hats in existence, a bloodied pillow from the night he died on April 15, 1865, a Lincoln-signed Emancipation Proclamation, sets from DreamWorks' "Lincoln" movie and hundreds of other artificacts.

An amazing, larger than life Abraham Lincoln model on display at the Reagan LibraryThe exhibit delved deep into the life of our sixteenth president with the help of twenty-five of the country’s most well-known Lincoln collectors, including Louise Taper, Hildene (the Lincoln Family Home), Ford’s Theater, the National Archives, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, as well as with DreamWorks Studios.

Here's a peak at some of the items that were on display.

The nearly 150 year old pillow where Lincoln's head rested the day he died.A set from the Lincoln movie on displayLincoln's final paycheck, issued in advance, which was later returned and on display here.

A lock of Abraham Lincoln's childhood hair on display

The Reagan Library is located at 40 Presidential Drive in Simi Valley.  Public hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.  The Museum is only closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.  The Museum admission fees are $16.00 for general admission, $13.00 for seniors 62 and over, $10 for children 11-17, $6 for children 5-10 and free for children 4 years of age and under.  Museum exhibit tickets may be pre-purchased at

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