• Eugene O'Neill at Tao House

    Eugene O'Neill

    National Historic Site California

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  • Eugene O'Neill NHS Reduces Days Open

    We will be closed for tours Mondays through Thursdays. Guided tours by reservation are on Fridays and Sundays at 10 & 2. Our self-guided Saturdays Without Reservations shuttle pick-up will be at 205 Railroad Ave., Danville, at 10:15 AM, 12:15 & 2:15 PM.

Things To Do

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Courtyard of the Eugene O'Neill home

Ranger Guided Tours

The park is closed Mondays - Thursdays.

Guided tours of Tao House are offered Fridays and Sundays at either 10:00 am or 2:00 pm by advance reservation only. Tours are free and include transportation to/from the park. Please allow 2 hours for your visit. We suggest you contact us at least two weeks in advance to schedule your tour. Same day reservations are sometimes available.

Please call (925) 838-0249, ext. 6320 to leave a reservation request.

 
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Tao pat at Eugene O'Neill home

Self-Guided Tours

Self-guided tours are offered on Saturdays. Advance reservations are not required. Shuttles leave from downtown Danville at 10:15 AM, 12:15 PM and 2:15 PM on a first-come, first-served basis. Please allow 1.5 hours for your visit. Shuttles depart from The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville, California 94526.
If one is walking up local roads, or sauntering through Las Trampas on Saturday to visit Tao house, please be here before 3:30 PM.

 
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Almond trees and hills at Eugene O'Neill NHS

Outdoor Activities
The 13-acre grounds of the site are accessible from hiking and mountain biking trails in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness. The area is excellent for bird watching. For a bird checklist, please click here.

Did You Know?

Coyote

Bordered by regional park land, Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site remains an open greenbelt area, much like when the O’Neills themselves lived here. Don’t be surprised to see black tailed mule deer, coyotes, bobcats, red-tailed hawks, or wild turkeys during your visit!