• 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 Photo; Taft throws out the first pitch to start the season

Taft tossed out the first ball of the Washington Nationals-Philadelphia Athletics baseball game on April 14, 1910. This started a tradition that continues with U.S. Presidents today.