• William Howard Taft Birthplace

    William Howard Taft

    National Historic Site Ohio

Fees & Reservations

Visiting the site:

The park is generally open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; it is closed on Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1.

Current information on visiting hours, group tours, and programs is available by writing or calling in advance of your visit. Begin your visit at The Taft Education Center adjacent to the birthplace home. The center offers brochures, a gift shop, interactive exhibits, and orientation film. Staff members conduct tours of historically furnished rooms in the house. Other rooms display exhibits on Taft's early years and his political career.

William Howard Taft National Historic Site is a fee free park site.

Did You Know?

NPS photos Tafts sitting on their porch

1906 William Howard Taft assumes control of the Cuban Government as the Provisional Governor. As Secretary of War William Howard Taft became the supervisor of the Panama Canal Construction that continued from May 1904. Taft was the first president to visit Mexico while in office.