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    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

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  • Upcoming Visitor Center Construction Projects

    Beginning April 22, improvements to the Visitor Center complex will be made and periodic closures will occur over a two-week period. Plan your visit with this information in mind. Further details and dates will be made available as possible. More »

Operating Hours & Seasons

Park grounds
Open daily, year-round 7:00 AM to dark (1/2 hour after sunset).

Visitor Center
Open 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily.
Summer Hours are 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily from June 16, 2013- August 31 , 2013.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.

Washington's Headquarters

Open for touring 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, March through December.
Open weekends 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM January and February, and on President's Day.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.

Train Station
Open for touring 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, March through December and during President's Day weekend (10:00 AM - 4:00 PM).
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.

Washington Memorial Chapel
Open for touring 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Saturday and 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday.
Learn more about the Chapel's history, services, and the Cabin Shop.

Chapel Cabin Shop
Open 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily. Located behind the Washington Memorial Chapel.

Varnum's Quarters
Open for touring 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM weekends from May 25, 2013- September 1, 2013.

Varnum's Picnic Area Parking Lot
Open daily 7:00 AM to dark from April 1, 2012 through October 31, 2013 and weekends from beginning November 3, 2013. This parking lot is closed at all other times.

 

Did You Know?

Camp follower and continental soldier presenting program

Valley Forge contains a complete educational and recreational experience including 26 miles of trails and a variety of programs from engaging stories of history to the annual Presidents’ Day Weekend events and the March Out Commemoration in June.