Ste. Geneviève

Permits & Reservations



Some activities and events require a Special Use Permit. If you are interested in seeking a permit, please follow these procedures:

  1. Call the park to discuss your permit request at 573-880-7189
  2. When prompted by park staff, please complete the application form and mail it with fee to:

Special Use Coordinator
Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park
339 St. Marys Rd.
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri 63670

Ranger talks with visitors in rose garden
Schedule your visit to see inside the historic homes.

NPS Photo

Group Reservations

Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park welcomes all types of groups to visit the site and tour the grounds! If you are a teacher planning a school field trip, visit our Education page.

The interior of the historic homes are only open to the public during ranger guided programs. Groups of 15 or more people are required to make advanced reservations for ranger-guided programs at the historic homes. We do not currently offer reservations for groups with fewer than 15 people. If your group has fewer than 15 people but you are still interested in a program, consider checking our standard program offerings on our event calendar.

What to Expect

  • Cost: All programs are FREE!
  • Group Size: 15-60 people
    • Groups of over 60 people will need to be divided into multiple visits and reserve multiple time slots.
    • Large groups will be divided into smaller groups of up to 20 people for these rotations.
  • Length of Visit: 2.5 hours.
  • Programs and Activities: Group visits include up to three 20-minute rotations including:
    • The Jean Baptiste Vallé House
    • Green Tree Tavern
    • The Ste. Geneveive Welcome Center where visitors can watch the park film.
  • Accessibility: Tours currently require climbing stairs and walking between historic houses, with a total walking distance of approximately 0.5 miles. Please let us know of any accessibility needs when scheduling your visit so that we may provide available accomodations. Learn more about accessibility at Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park.


Due to staffing, group reservations can be made for Thursday-Sunday from March 1st through November 15th. We offer morning and afternoon time slots at 9:30 am or 1:00 pm. All reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis. Available dates are shown on the calendar below.

To schedule, please email us or call 573-880-7189. When you reach out, be prepared to let us know:

  • Group/Organization Type
  • Point of Contact Name (First/Last)
  • Contact Information (Phone number and Email address)
  • Group/Organization Name
  • Preferred Arrival Date(s)
  • Preferred Arrival Time (AM/PM)
  • # of Adults (13 & Over)
  • # of Children (12 & Under)
  • How will you be arriving? (Bus / Shuttle, Passenger Van, Individual Cars / Car Pooling, Other)
  • Special requests, accessibility needs, or questions about your visit? (Please specify.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel a program, please contact us at e-mail us or 573-880-7189. Programs may be canceled due to inclement weather. In the case of a weather cancellation, we will contact you to discuss rescheduling options. If you are concerned about the weather conditions, please call us. Programs may be rescheduled to a later date; however we cannot guarantee a reschedule date. Programs will be canceled for groups who are more than 30 minutes late without prior contact with us.


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Last updated: March 4, 2024

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Mailing Address:

Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park
339 St. Marys Road

Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670



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