Education Reservations

Welcome educators to our education reservations page! This page has instructions to assist you in making a reservation to bring your school group to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

If at any time you have questions, please call our offices at 304-535-6456. You may also want to see our Education and Fees Frequently Asked Questions page.

Use these instructions to make a reservation

Email or call 304-535-6456 and provide the following required information:
  • Contact Information (Note: If visiting with a tour company, please provide a contact name, address, phone, email, etc for the company in addition to the school's information)
    • Contact Name
    • Group/School
    • Address
    • Phone
    • Cell Phone
    • Email
    • Fax
  • Group Information
    • Grade Levels(s)
    • # of Students
    • # of Chaperones
    • Any special needs? If yes, please describe.
    • Will you need lunch storage?
    • Date of Visit (please provide three options)
    • Park Arrival Time and Departure Time
    • Type of transportation - charter bus, school bus, car, or van
    • Number of each type of vehicle
    • Please describe area of study relevant to park resource
    • Please describe any learning objectives, concepts or standards you would like included in your program
  • Programs
    • Please indicate if your group will participate in a self-guided program - self-guided tour, history search, or scavenger hunt
    • Please indicate if you group is requesting a ranger-led program - Harpers Ferry: A Place in History, Trek the Trails, Incident at Harpers Ferry, or Soldiers' Story
    • Preferred time of ranger-led program (Note: only offered Monday - Friday in April, May, and October, from 9:30am to 2pm)

Apply for a fee waiver

Entrance fees do not apply for K-10 groups that successfully make an education reservation. Groups 11th grade and up should request for entrance fees to be waived. See the Fee Waiver Checklist & Instructions for more information on how to request a fee waiver.
Privacy Act Statement – This information is provided to comply with the Privacy Act (PL 93-579). 5 U.S.C. 301 and 7 CFR 260 authorize acceptance of the information requested on this form. The data you furnish will be used to provide Harpers Ferry NHP with the information needed to process education reservations and will solely be used for this purpose. Furnishing this data is voluntary; however to complete the reservation,all of the data is needed.

Last updated: December 20, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-6029

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