Ranger Programs

Walking Tours

March to Valley Forge
This free, ranger-guided walk (1/4 mile) explores the Valley Forge winter encampment and its impact on the American Revolution. A living history program will take place at the huts following the walk.

Schedule

  • April 1 through June 18, 2017 weekends at 10:50 am and 2:50 pm
  • June 19 through September 4, 2017 daily at 10:50 am, and 2:50 pm
  • September 5, 2016 through October 30, 2017 weekends at 10:50 am and 2:50 pm

 

Living History

Muhlenberg Brigade Huts (Encampment Tour Stop #2)
Meet a Continental soldier and experience a day in the life at the Valley Forge encampment, includes historic weapons demonstrations (weather and staff permitting).

Schedule

  • January 7 through June 18, 2017. Weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • June 19 through September 4, 2017. Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • September 5 through December 31. Weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

During the summer, ranger-led talks are offered at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm, plus a brief ranger-led talk for all Trolley Tours. In the late summer, fall, winter and spring ranger-led talks are offered at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm.

"Muhlenberg Days" (Encampment Tour Stop #2)
Join Living History staff and volunteers at the Muhlenberg Brigade Huts to experience camp life through interactive activities and special demonstration such as cooking and bread baking. These demonstrations provide an up-close and personal understanding of the experiences and hardships of the encampment. For more information: https://go.nps.gov/MuhlenbergDays2017

Schedule

  • May 20, June 10, June 24, July 15, July 29, August 19, September 2. Presented from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
 

Washington's Headquarters and Train Station

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.

Schedule
  • January 2 - March 20. Weekends only 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • March 20 - June 18. Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • June 19 through August 20. Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • August 21 - December 31. Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 

Artillery Demonstrations

Join rangers and volunteers for "Black Powder Friday" with live cannon and musket firing demonstrations.

Schedule

  • July 4th at Muhlenberg Brigade (Encampment Tour Stop #2)
  • November 24th at Muhlenberg Brigade (Encampment Tour Stop #2)

Last updated: June 12, 2017

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1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Phone:

(610) 783-1000

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