• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

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  • Gallatin House closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays

    The Gallatin House Visitor Center will be closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through May 8 2014. The house is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday.

Accessibility

There is a 200 yard walk up the hill from the parking lot to the Gallatin House. Visitors with difficulty walking, or with respiratory or heart problems, should use the handicap access road. This access is on the left of the main entrance before you reach the main parking area.

The handicap access road is not available for busses.

No public transportation is available to or in the Park.

Did You Know?

Daguerreotype of Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin remained active after retiring from the government. In 1831, at age seventy, he was named president of the new National Bank of New York. He served on the council that established New York University in 1831. He founded the American Ethnological Society in 1842, at age eighty-one.