Plan Your Visit

Ranger giving a tour

Visitors gather on the South Lawn for a ranger-guided tour.

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Coming to Fairsted for a visit?

Here's what you'll need to know:

First, how do you get here?
Check out our Directions page for best information.

Once you know how to get here, when should you come?
Check out our Hours of Operation to see what we are currently offering. April through December, visitors to the site can take a ranger-led tour through the Historic Design Office as well as the restored landscape. Self-guided exhibits, installed in 2014, are located on the first floor of the 1810 farmhouse. The restored landscape is open year round from dawn until dusk.

Looking to access our archival collection during your visit?
Visit our Olmsted Archives page for more information. Please note that the archives are not available on public tours and all research requests are handled by appointment only.

In the Boston area and looking to spend more time with the Olmsted story?
Make sure to also check out other special events we are offering at Fairsted and beyond!

Do you need assistance during your visit?
Check out our Accessibility and Safety pages for more information.

Not able to visit?
Find out if there is an Olmsted landscape near you!

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