Fees & Passes

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial Sign with Memorial in background. Sign says Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial and the Memorial is a Greek Doric column made of stone.

What's Free and What Needs a Fee

The visitor center, the Memorial plaza and rotunda, and park grounds are free.
For help in planning your visit go hours of operations.

To ride the elevator to the observation deck a ticket with a scheduled entry time is required.

  • Tours to the observation deck are every 15 minutes. Time slots must be reserved and tickets purchased in the visitor center the day of your visit.
  • No more waiting in line outside.
  • Timed tickets for the observation deck can only be purchased in the visitor center on the day of your visit. See below for "Entrance Pass" details.
  • Tickets for the Observation Deck can sell out as early as 2 pm on the weekend.
  • Sunset Tours and Night Sky Tours are occasionally offered throughout the season for an extra fee of $20.00 per person.

 

Overview of entrance requirements

All visitors MUST have

Most visitors also need

Reservations and Timed Entry

Memorial Observation Deck Reservation

Required to go up the Memorial to the observation deck.
Dates applicable
May 20–Oct 16
Cost
$10.00
On the day of your visit, purchase tickets and schedule a time to go up the Memorial to the observation deck. Tickets are sold in the visitor center, daily 10 am to 5:45 pm. Adults,16 and older are $10. Children 15 and younger are free and must be accompanied by an adult.

Entrance Passes

To ride the elevator to the observation deck, a timed ticket must be purchased from the visitor center on the day of your visit: 15 years of age and younger are free, 16 years of age and older are $10 a person. Any valid Federal Interagency Pass gets the pass holder and three other adults in for free. These are sold at the visitor center.
Annual Entrance - Park

Annual Entrance - Park

$35.00
This pass is good for unlimited visits to Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial. It is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. With the signed pass in hand and personal identification, the pass-holder and 3 other adults (16 and older) are admitted to the observation deck for free. On the day of each visit, all pass holders are required to show the pass to the fee ranger in the visitor center and schedule a specific time to ride the elevator.

In-person Purchase Locations

  • Visitor Center

    Credit/Debit Only

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:

Last updated: August 1, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 549
Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Phone:

419 285-2184

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