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?
Captain Thomas Swords, the quartermaster in charge of building Fort Scott, said that the other officers were of no assistance in planning and designing the fort and that "none of them can draw a straight line even with the assistance of a ruler".