Fees & Passes

Val-Kill admission ticket is $10 per person.

Tickets and visitor information are available in the Visitor Center located on the grounds of Val-Kill.

Children 15 and under are free.

Grounds are free and open everyday from sunrise to sunset.

The Interagency Annual, Senior, Access and Military passes are sold and honored for free admission at all National Park Sites in Hyde Park.
Please see the fee collector for more information on the passes.


Your visit to Val-Kill includes a 45 minute guided tour of Val-Kill cottage, a twelve minute orientation film on Eleanor Roosevelt called, "Close to Home," and exhibits.


(Please note reservations cannot be made for Val-Kill from November 1 - April 30)

Reservations are not generally not necessary for individuals. To make reservations for individuals please call 1-877-444-6777, or visit www.recreation.gov.

Interagency Passes cannot be used for reservations.

Interagency Passes can only be used in person on a first come, first serve basis.

Groups of 10 or more are required to make a group reservation. To make a group reservation call 1-877-559-6777, or visit www.recreation.gov.

If you experience any difficulty in booking your visit to Hyde Park please call Kevin Thomas at 845-486-1966.

For School group reservations call Kevin Thomas at 845-486-1966.

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