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    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Operating Hours & Seasons

The park grounds are open year round. The historic homes are open for tours April 19 through November 10. During this time the park is open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Access to the historic homes is by conducted tour only. Tours last approximately two hours and depart regularly from the Visitor Center located at 1250 Hancock Street. Please be aware that the last tour leaves at 3:15 pm daily. We do not accept reservations for tours, tickets are sold on a first come first served basis. Please be aware, due to the popularity of the HBO Miniseries there may be a 1-2 hour wait and tours fill up quickly. Expect heavier park visitation on weekends and holidays.

The historic homes are closed from November 11th through April 18th, however the park Visitor Center is open on Tuesday through Friday (except federal holidays) from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

For handicapped or disabled access, please call the park ahead on the day of your visit: (617)770-1175.

Did You Know?

John Quincy Adams by Marchant, 1840

John Quincy Adams kept a pet Alligator in the White House while he was president.