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    John Muir

    National Historic Site California

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  • Change In Park Schedule

    Starting on Monday, April 22nd, 2013, the John Muir National Historic Site will be operating under new days and hours. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am-5pm. The press release regarding change in operating hours can be downloaded at link. More »

Fees & Reservations

Admission And Park Passes
Visiting the John Muir National Historic site is FREE! Come picnic or stroll the house and grounds as often as you please during our operating hours. Since we do not collect an entrance fee, we also do not sell National Park passes.

You can obtain passes at nearby parks, including Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm. Some passes can be obtained online or by phone through (LINK recreation.gov).

Reservations For Large Groups
Reservations are required for guided group tours of the Muir home for 10 or more people. Please allow at least two weeks advance notice for group tours.
NOTE: During the Spring (February to mid-June) school groups fill up our tour slots quickly. Please call us as soon as you have a date in mind to check for availability.

Special Permits

For information on Special Use Permits and for information on Wedding permits you mail email your request. Or you may call us at (925) 228-8860 xt. 6400.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

John Muir's father-in-law, Dr. John Strentzel, came to California in the Gold Rush of '49. Already a medical doctor, he became a ferryman, a farmer, a hotel & general store manager, and a winemaker. Dr. Strentzel had exhibited award winning wines as early as 1861.