Operating Hours & Seasons
The Visitor Center, Birthplace Cottage, Blacksmith Shop, Schoolhouse, Friends Meetinghouse, and the Presidential Library and Museum are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., except on Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1.
The loop road from the Presidential Library and Museum to the Gravesite and picnic shelters, and the Village Green Parking Lot (on Parkside Drive across from the Visitor Center) are closed to vehicles and parking from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
The grounds of the historic site are open 24 hours.
Did You Know?
General Land Office surveyors who first came to Iowa commented that the territory was fit only for waterfowl. Eighty-five percent of Iowa used to be soggy tallgrass prairie. More...