• Front Porch of the Garfield Home - site of 1880 presidential campaign

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

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  • Garfield Home is Closed in September; Visitor Center and Grounds Remain Open

    The Garfield Home is closed from September 2 through March, 2015 for the installation of a new geothermal heating and air conditioning system. The Visitor Center and Grounds will remain open during this time; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm. More »

  • Behind the Scenes, Behind the Ropes, Civil War Tour Suspended

    Due to the house closure, the Behind the Scenes, Behind the Ropes, and the Civil War tour will be suspended until April, 2015. We appreciate your understanding and hope to see you in the spring!

Operating Hours & Seasons

Front Door of Garfield Home - start tours in the Visitor Center

Front Door of the Garfield Home - start tours in the Visitor Center!

NPS Staff

May 1 to October 31
James A. Garfield National Historic Site is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The site is closed Sundays and Mondays.

November 1 to April 30
James A. Garfield National Historic Site is open Fridays and Saturdays only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Sunday through Thursday). Adult and school groups may make reservations during the week by calling 440-255-8722. Teachers may book field trips during this time by calling our main number, or Park Ranger Mary Lintern at 440-255-8722.

Holiday closures:

  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • New Years Day

Fee Free Days:

  • National Public Lands Day
  • Veterans Day Weekend

The last house tour leaves at 4:15 p.m. daily. Tours may be limited.

Did You Know?

Spider wallpaper in the Garfield Home

The wallpaper in James A. Garfield's home and a side table in the Memorial Library have a spider web motif. Victorians believed that house spiders brought good luck and good fortune to the inhabitants.