• Photo by: Max Kandler

    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

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  • Museum Closure

    The park auditorium is undergoing major rehabilitation and can only accommodate 15 persons watching the film at once. We play it every half hour, or on an as needed basis. Completion date; spring 2015. Everything else is open, as usual, at the park.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Reenactors in the enlisted men's barracks.

NPS Photo by Max Kandler

Open: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time



Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.



2014 Free entrance to Fort Davis NHS (and all units of the National Park Service):
Make plans now to visit the national parks on these 2014 fee-free dates:


  • January 20
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 15-17
    Presidents Day weekend
  • April 19-20
    opening weekend of National Park Week
  • August 25
    National Park Service Birthday
  • September 27
    National Public Lands Day
  • November 11
    Veterans Day



Did You Know?

Post hospital Fort Davis NHS.

When completed, the restored post hospital will provide visitors with an understanding and appreciation of a segment of garrison life often overlooked. It will serve to better tell the story of those who lived and sometimes died at Fort Davis during the last quarter of the 19th century.