NOTE: Check the Park Conditions page for the latest information about what is open/closed, including operating hours during COVID-19.
Open daily, year-round 7AM to dark (1/2 hr after sunset).
9AM-5PM, 7 days a week
NOTE: Temporarily closed for renovations, projected to reopen early 2022
9:30AM - 5:00PM
The free park film is shown every half hour beginning at 9:30AM with the last show at 4:30PM. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Years Day. View the film online.
Washington's Headquarters and Valley Forge Train Station
NOTE: Due to flooding on 9/2/2021, the interior of Washington's Headquarters will be closed to the public until further notice.
Tour the home of General Washington and his staff during the encampment. Explore the Train Station museum and exhibits, located adjacent to Washington's Headquarters.
The following seasonal hours of operations apply to Washington's Headquarters:
January and February: Open on weekends only from 10AM-4PM
(Exceptions in Jan and Feb: HQ is open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and President's Day from 10AM-4PM)
March through Mid-June: Open daily from 10AM-5PM
Mid-June through Mid-August: Open daily from 10AM-6PM (Extended summer hours)
Mid-August through November (before Daylight Savings Time ends/the first Sunday in Nov): Open daily from 10AM-5PM
November (once Daylight Savings Time ends/the first Sunday in Nov) through the end of December: Open daily from 10AM-4:30PM
Note: Washington's HQ may be closed due to inclement weather, particularly snow/ice. When snow and ice conditions are present, please call the Visitor Center at (610) 783-1099 to confirm the status of Washington's Headquarters.
Washington Memorial Chapel
The Chapel is not managed by the National Park Service. Please visit the Chapel's website for up-to-date information about their hours of operation and how to book tours.
Chapel Cabin Shop
The Cabin Shop is not managed by the National Park Service. Please visit the Cabin Shop's website for up-to-date information about their hours of operation.
NOTE: Temporarily closed due to COVID-19. The park is working to open public buildings using a phased approach.
12:00PM to 4:00PM
Weekends only mid-June through the end of October. Call 610-783-1099 to confirm if open.
Varnum's Picnic Area Parking Lot
7AM to dark daily, April - October.
7 AM to dark weekends through November.
Last updated: September 15, 2021