2023 Hours of Operation
Listed below are the standard hours of operation for the visitor center and the observation deck of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial. However, there are known exceptions and weather related changes to these hours. Check Current Conditions or Basic Information for more details.
As of Aug 1, 2023 tours to the observation deck are temporarily suspended. Go to current conditions for more info.
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. Note that this is a change from previous years when tickets were sold at the elevator. This means no more waitng in long lines in sun or on the narrow stairway.
Stop in the visitor center to watch a 15-min video, explore the exhibits and reserve a time to visit the observation deck. Tickets can sell out by 2 pm on busy days. Visit the fee page for more information.
Last updated: September 21, 2023