• The Gallatin House

    Friendship Hill

    National Historic Site Pennsylvania

Operating Hours & Seasons

Gallatin House Visitor Center
The Gallatin House is open - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily April through October, except federal the following holidays --
Memorial Day - last Monday in May
Labor Day - first Monday in September

The Historic Gallatin House will be open Saturdays and Sundays beginning November 1, 2013 through April 1, 2014.
The Gallatin House will be open Fridays through Monday, April 1 thru May 11, 2014. The house is closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday thru May 8.
(When a federal holiday, -Nov 11, Dec. 25, Jan 1 -- falls on Saturday or Sunday, the Gallatin House will be closed)

We suggest you start your visit at the visitor center located in the historic Gallatin House when it is open.

Deer crossing a snow covered road
The Park Grounds and Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset, all year. Please note: While the park is open Sunrise to Sunset - the Gallatin House Visitor Center may be closed during the winter season.

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Did You Know?

Albert Gallatin

Albert Gallatin took a job teaching French at Harvard. Later, while surveying for a partner who had been one of his students, he bought the land he called Friendship Hill.