Due to inclement weather, Hampton National Historic Site will close at noon, Sunday, December 12, 2013.
Holidays at Hampton...A Yuletide Celebration
Tour the mansion by candle light! Hampton will be open Friday, December 13th and Saturday, December 14th evening from 6 pm - 8:30 pm. Bring the family and tour the mansion without a guide. Click the "Schedule of Events" for special holiday programs.
NEW GUIDED TOUR HOURS
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, tours of the mansion and farm site's buildings are offered on FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY ONLY from 10 am to 4 pm. Buildings are closed to the public Monday through Thursday. Grounds are open daily from 8:30 am to 5 pm.
Vistior Contact Station Update-Construction Advisory
Phase III will continue as designed and this is the longest phase of the project. The Entrance Road and Parking Area will be defined. PARKING IS VERY LIMITED AND BUSES ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE MANSION'S PARKING LOT AND PARKING ANYWHERE ON THE SITE. More »
Carriage Rides at Hampton
Hampton National Historic Site is pleased to offer FREE carriage rides to our visitors during certain special events.
A popular Hampton experience, we hope that the information listed below will answer your questions about the carriage rides.
Q. When do you offer carriage rides?
Q. Why don't you offer carriage rides more frequently?
Q. How do I get a ride?
Q. How often do the rides occur?
Q. How long does the ride last?
Q. How many people can participate on each ride?
Q. What if I have a large group?
Q. Does my child need a ticket?
Q. Can I make a reservation for the carriage rides?
Q. Can I pick up tickets the day before the ride?
Q. If rides are offered every 20 minutes, can I pick what time my ride is?
Q. If I have more questions about carriage rides who do I speak with?
NOTE: Hampton and Oh My Heart Carriages reserve the right to cancel rides due to weather and animal safety.
Did You Know?
The fifth mistress, Helen Stewart Ridgely, visited the White House frequently because she was a school friend of President Theodore Roosevelt’s wife, Edith.