Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the difference between the Taft Museum and William Howard Taft National Historic Site?
A: The Taft museum of Art was the home of William Howard Taft’s half-brother Charles Phelps Taft. William Howard never lived in what is now the Taft Museum of Art.
USGS Photos / T. Engberg
Q: Can I purchase a national park pass at the visitor center?
A: Yes, the park sells the America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreation Lands Pass at the visitor center. You can also go online and purchase a pass.
The pass series consists of the Annual Pass, the Senior Pass, the Access Pass and the free Annual Pass for U.S. Military. Children under the age of 16 are admitted free at all NPS fee sites.
PLEASE NOTE: Golden Access and Golden Age Passports are no longer sold. However, these passes will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass.
Q: What other National Park Service sites are there in Ohio?
A: The National Park Service has a total of nine national park sites and three other sites/areas in Ohio.
Click on site's full name to be taken there. Park's "alpha code" is bolded in parenthesis. See map at bottom of page for geographic locations of these Ohio NPS sites. Click on the park's alpha code on the map to be taken to their website.