• Taft House as viewed from Auburn Avenue on a bright and sunny summer day.

    William Howard Taft

    National Historic Site Ohio

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.

2014 Annual Passes

The 2014 America the Beautiful National Parks & Federal Recreation Lands Pass Series

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.

  • The Annual Pass is available to anyone over the age of 16. The cost is $80.
  • The Senior Pass is available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or older. The cost is $10 with documentation of age and residency or citizenship.
  • The Access Pass is free to ALL U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a permanent disability (Applicants must provide documentation of permanent disability and residency or citizenship - Vehicle disability hang tags are not acceptable).
  • The Annual Pass for U.S. Military is free to all active duty military members and their dependents. Applicants must present a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173) to receive the pass.

Additional information on the pass series or to order a pass online.

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.
In addition to William Howard Taft National Historic Site, they are:

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.

 
Ohio-NPS-Sites                    
Click on a site "alpha code" to be taken to their web page.  William Howard Taft NHS's "alpha code" name is WIHO.
NPS / Tom Engberg

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