• 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. We are still open on Saturdays without reservations. Pick up our shuttle at 10 AM, 12 PM & 2PM at 205 Railroad Ave, Danville (Museum).

Things To Know Before You Come


Eugene O'Neill house courtyard

A Note on Visiting Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site is only accessible by National Park Service Shuttle. Visitors are not permitted to drive their personal/private vehicles to the site. Advance reservations are required for guided tours. Guided tours are offered on Fridays and Sundays at either 10:00 am or 2:00 pm. Allow 2 hours for your visit. Reservations can be made by calling (925)-838-0249. Office hours are Friday and Saturday, Sunday from 9am to 5pm.


Eugene O'Neill courtyard

Reservation Free Saturdays

Self-guided tours are offered on Saturdays. Advance reservations are not required. Shuttles leave from downtown Danville at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm on a first-come, first-served basis. Please allow 1¾ hours for your visit. Shuttles depart from The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville, California 94526.

Transportation is accessible to wheel chair users with advanced notice. The first floor of Tao House is accessible. A media presentation of the second floor guided tour is available.

Did You Know?

Handyman Herbert Freeman with O'Neill's chickens

Eugene O’Neill had a chicken coop built so he could keep pet roosters. He named them all after famous prize fighters.