Open All Year
April 1 to October 31 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
November 1 to March 31 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Restrooms and bookstore in visitor center.
Audio-visual program in infantry barracks museum.
Did You Know?
Two of Fort Scott's surgeons, William Hammond and Joseph Barnes served as Surgeon Generals during the Civil War. One of them, Joseph Barnes, was attending physician at the deaths of both Presidents Abraham Lincoln and James Garfield and he oversaw the autopsy of President Lincoln. More...