Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research
Due to the park archives and research room/library space move, new public research requests will not be filled until at least June 30th, 2014.
Change in Park Hours
The park is currently open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 6:45 p.m. More »
Ranger Guided Tours
Join a Park Ranger every day at 2:00p.m. to learn about Harpers Ferry's amazing history. Please check at the park's Visitor Center or Lower Town Information Center for details on each day's programs.
New in 2014
Historical walking tours about John Brown will be offered in Charles Town, WV. For more information regarding these ranger-guided Charles Town & John Brown: The Rest of the Story... programs, please visit this site.
In partnership with our cooperating association, the Harpers Ferry Historical Association, a new program "Travel Back in Time: A Horse and Wagon Guided Tour of Harpers Ferry" will be available most weekends throughout the summer. For more details about the program as well as information about reservations and payment, please visit this site.
New in 2013
New in 2013, the park's partner cooperating association started the Harpers Ferry Certified Park Guide program. To learn more about hiring a Harpers Ferry Park Guide, please visit this site.
Did You Know?
John Brown's Fort has been moved 4 times: in 1891 to Chicago to the World's Columbian Exposition, in 1895 to the Murphy Farm near Harpers Ferry, in 1909 to Storer College Campus and in 1968 to its present location.