Fees & Passes

Admission to the site is free

Visitors may visit the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site, free of charge. However, due to the nature of the property location, reservations are required. More information can be found, below.

Ranger Guided Tours

The Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site must be accessed through a private, gated road owned by a community of neighboring residents. Guided tours of Tao House are offered Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at either 10:00 am or 2:00 pm by advance reservation only. Tours are free and include transportation to/from the park. Please allow 2 hours for your visit. We suggest you contact us at least two weeks in advance to schedule your tour. Same day reservations are sometimes available.

Park Days and Hours:

Monday: Park Closed
Tuesday: Park Closed
Wednesday: Park Open for Reserved Guided Tours at 10 AM & 2 PM
Thursday: Park Open for Reserved Guided Tours at 10 AM & 2 PM
Friday: Park Open for Reserved Guided Tours at 10 AM & 2 PM
Saturday: No reservations needed (see below). Park Open for Self-Guided Tours at 10:15 AM, 12:15 PM & 2:15 PM.
Sunday: Park Open for Reserved Guided Tours at 10 AM & 2 PM
Holidays: Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Years Day.

How to Reserve Your Tour:

Email is our preferred method for reservations. Please send us an email with the dates and times that you would like to tour the site, as well as your phone number and number of guests. If you do not hear from us within a few days (we are closed Monday and Tuesday), then please check your Spam folder to make sure your reservation was not sent there. Not all desired tour dates may be available; visitors will need to receive confirmation of their requested dates from the park staff.

Note on Accessibility: Please include in your reservation request if you or any of your party have accessibility needs before visiting the site. This will help park rangers be prepared for your visit.

Reservation Line: (925) 838-0249

Self-Guided Tours On Saturdays

No reservations are required for self-guided tours on Saturday. Shuttles leave from downtown Danville at 10:15 AM, 12:15 PM and 2:15 PM on a first-come, first-served basis. Please allow 1.5 hours for your visit. Shuttles depart from The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, 205 Railroad Avenue, Danville, California 94526. If one is walking up local public roads, or sauntering through Las Trampas on Saturday to visit Tao house, please be here before 3:00 PM.

Last updated: October 9, 2019

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Mailing Address:

Eugene O'Neill NHS
P.O. Box 280

Danville, CA 94526


925-228-8860 x6422

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