Change to Park Hours Effective September 9
Please note effective September 9, 2013, the park's visitor center and historic buildings are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but its grounds, parking lot and restrooms remain open for public use.
There are no public transportation systems that directly service the park.
Greyhound bus services are located in Reading, Pennsylvania, approximately 15 miles from the park.
Amtrak and regional rail service is available at Downingtown Pennsylvania, approximately 20 miles from the park.
The nearest airports to Hopewell Furnace are Philadelphia International Airport (PA) and Harrisburg International Airport (PA). Both are approximately 1 1/4 hours travel time from the park by automobile.
Did You Know?
It is believed that at the beginning of the American Revolution, furnaces in England's American colonies were producing 15% of the world's production of iron, more than England herself. Hopewell Furnace began production in 1771, four years before the outbreak of the revolution.