GENERAL PARK OPERATING HOURS
Please Note: Due to staffing, the site will continue with its Wednesday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. schedule until further notice.
Summer Hours: Open daily April-November from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Winter Hours: Open Wednesday through Sunday December-March from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The park will close at noon on Thanskgiving eve, Christmas Eve, and New Year's Eve and be closed all day on the Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day holidays.
The park Visitor Center, located at 101 N. College Street, has information, exhibits, a short orientation film, and Johnson’s original tailor shop. Johnson’s Early Home, across the street, also contains exhibits. This is where you will find out about the status of Homestead tours and tickets.
The historic Andrew Johnson Homestead, located at 209 South Main Street is open by guided tour at 10:30 & 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 & 2:30 p.m. within park operating hours. Tours are limited to groups of no more than 10 visitors on a first-come/first-served basis. Facemasks are currently optional while touring the Homestead.
Please Note: On days with limited staffing, Homestead tours may be offered at 11:30 and 2:30 and the Visitor Center temporarily closed during tour times.
If you are an organized group of 11 or more people, please contact the park visitor center at (423) 638-3551.
There is no admission charge for tours, but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Visitor Center until 15 minutes past the hour of the tour. This allows time for the visitors and rangers to safely arrive at the house, as it is 2 1/2 blocks away. Tours begin on the back porch of the Homestead, and visitors may either walk or drive to the house from the Visitor Center. Parking is available.
The National Cemetery is open daily.
The site may be closed due to inclement weather during the winter months. Please call the Visitor Center at 423-638-3551 to check conditions.