• 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.

Indoor Activities

Friendship Hill Visitor Center

In 2006, the Visitor Center at Friendship Hill was move out of the Gallatin era kitchen to a post Gallatin era addition.

Tour the Gallatin House

Self-guided tour: The portions of the house from the Gallatin era are open to the public. The rooms they contain exhibits and some furnishings relating to the period of Gallatin's life when the addition was built.

Did You Know?

Albert Gallatin

In the 1800 election, Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr had equal numbers of Electoral votes. The election then went to the House of Representatives where Albert Gallatin was the Democratic-Republican’s leader. Gallatin's influence led to Jefferson’s election on the 36th ballot. More...