Operating Hours & Seasons

Victory Monument and A Slippery Elm Tree on a cloudy day

Victory Monument and a Slippery Elm on a cloudy winter day.

NPS Photo/Linda Williams

 
All park grounds are closed at sunset. Yorktown Visitor Center: Opened daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.. Park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.

Informal tours of following locations are offered through the year as staffing permits. Call for hours of operation.
 
national cementary

National Cemetery Lodge
Located within the National Cemetery, the superintendent’s lodge was designed by U. S. Quartermaster General Montgomery C. Meigs and features the distinctive mansard roof common to the Second Empire style. The Yorktown National Cemetery was officially established in 1866, however interment of Civil War soldiers began during Federal occupation in 1862. The building houses exhibits relating to the Civil War and is open when staffing permits. Check for hours of operation at National Park service visitor center.

 
Nelson House 100-150

Nelson House
Visitors can informally tour this early 18th-century home's first and 2nd floor throughout the year. The building is open as staffing permits. Check for hours of operation at National Park Service visitor center.

 
Moore House 100-150
Moore House
Located behind the Allied siege lines, this house was used for the surrender negotiations between Allied and British representatives. Today, amidst colonial furnishings, visitors can informally tour the house that focuses on the surrender negotiations that helped end the Yorktown Siege. The building is open as staffing permits. Check for hours of operation at National Park Service visitor center.
 
Poor potter 100-150
Poor Potter
Archaeological ruins of a busy pottery manufacturing site in the early 18th century. There are wayside exhibits and the kiln can be viewed through glass when the site is closed. The building is open as staffing permits. Check for hours of operation at National Park Service visitor center.

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