Plan Your Visit
Bus Tour Leader? Learn what FUN your tour can have at Homestead! Book your tour group now to participate in activities and events at the monument.
Often visitors tell us they wish they had more time to visit. There are many things to do at Homestead. You can plan your trip by going to the How Much Time Do You Have page.
Heritage Center opened May 20, 2007. The new facility has expanded the homesteading story with new interactive displays, a magnificent view of the tallgrass prairie as early pioneers might have seen and a one acre parking lot to give visitors a feeling for the enormous task homesteaders faced.
Visit the Palmer-Epard Cabin, which was first built in 1867, and now sits near the Heritage Center.
Did You Know?
The Homestead Act, Emancipation Proclamation and the Railroad Act were passed at the same time and worked together to move emigrants to the west for settlement.
-- Homestead National Monument of America