• Carl Sandburg Home Spring

    Carl Sandburg Home

    National Historic Site North Carolina

Fees & Reservations

Admission: Free for grounds, trails and barn; no park entrance fee.

Guided House Tour Fee: (cash or check only)*
$5.00 for Adults 16 and older
$3.00 for seniors 62 and older
Children 15 and under admitted free.

Passes: The park sells the new America the Beautiful- National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes.
*These passes do not discount the house tour fee.


Group leaders
You are strongly encouraged to contact the park if you are visiting with more than 10 people in your group, even if it is just a family visit or a big motorcoach tour. We strive to make your visit the best experience it can be.

Adult Groups - For groups of adults of ten or more, please see the Adult Group Reservation page for information about scheduling a visit.

School Groups - Please see our For Teachers section for more information about scheduling school groups.

Summer Camps/Youth Groups
Please visit our ParKids! page for more information on activities available in the Park.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact the park with your questions. We hope you enjoy your visit!


Did You Know?

photo of Margaret's flower garden located northwest of the main house

Margaret, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sandburg planted this flower garden according to a detailed plan. The park service plants flowers today according to the same plan Margaret used many years ago.