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

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

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  • Garfield Home to Close in September; Visitor Center and Grounds Remain Open

    The Garfield Home will close 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; Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm. More »

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?

1976 Photo of Lawnfield by Robert Riggin

The James A. Garfield National Historic Site was given the name Lawnfield by reporters in 1880. Up until then, the Garfield family called it "The Mentor Farm".