Fees & Reservations
Entrance to the historic site is free. There are no parking fees. A donation box is available at the Plains High School Museum/Visitor Center.
Interested in bringing a church, civic, social or other organized group to the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site? Guides and demonstrators may be available to address your group upon your request. Availability is dependent upon current staffing and the season. Two weeks advance notice of your group's arrival is appreciated and will ensure a better experience for your group. Park staff is available to help you plan your visit to the site. Please contact us with your group's name, tour date, group size and expected arrival time. We look forward to seeing you in Plains!
Did You Know?
Jimmy Carter returned to Plains, Georgia, in 1953 following his father's death to manage the family's agribusiness. That year he earned less than $200. His limited income qualified him to move into an apartment in the town's housing project for low income families.