• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Fees & Reservations


Entrance to the Longfellow House - Washington's Headquarters NHS Visitor Center and Bookstore, house and gardens and grounds is FREE. Although there is no cost, visitors may view the house interior by guided tour only. During the open season (check our Operating Hours & Seasons page), tours are generally offered at 10:00 and 11:00 AM and 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, and 4:00 PM, Wednesdays through Sundays.

Did You Know?

Charles Longfellow, c. 1863.

Even though Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a pacifist, in 1863 his oldest child Charles ran away to join the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.