New Tour Hours
Beginning on Thursday, March 13, 2014, Hampton's mansion and farm buildings will be open for tours from 10 am - 4 pm, Thursday - Sunday.
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?
There were as many as fourteen children in one generation of the Ridgelys. They rode a sled between the terraced gardens, kept squirrels as pets, and even threw snowballs in the Great Hall.