Operating Hours & Seasons

NOTE: Check the Park Conditions page for the latest information about what is open/closed, including operating hours during COVID-19.

Park Grounds

Open daily, year-round 7AM to dark (1/2 hr after sunset).

Visitor Center

9AM-5PM, 7 days a week
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Years Day.

Theater

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.

Varnum's Quarters

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

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Phone:

(610) 783-1000

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