Growing Into Public Service

High atop one of Cincinnati's most prominent hilltops stands the two-story Greek Revival house where William Howard Taft was born and grew up. Hard work, a good education, and an interest in civic duty are attributes that made the Taft family outstanding leaders over the years. The environment that shaped Taft's character and philosophy  is highlighted  on a visit to the site. Read More

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Park Hours of Operation

Find out the park's normal hours of operation and additional valuable info so you can plan your next visit.

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Guided Tours of the Taft Family Home

Guided tours of the Taft house every day the park is open. Weekend availability has changed. Please review these changes for your visit.

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Virtual Park Junior Ranger

Check out the new online Junior Ranger activities for the park! Enjoy samples from the park's Jr. Ranger booklet with more coming soon.

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Every Kid Outdoors Pass

4th graders can now earn their free parks pass! This special pass waives entry fees to thousands of federal sites in the United States.

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Park Orientation Film

View the official park orientation film online, "William Howard Taft, Public Servant."

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Park Photo Galleries

View official park photos in various photo galleries online.

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History & Culture

Learn about the people, the places and the stories that comprise William Howard Taft National Historic Site.

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Looking for a rewarding and memorable experience? Become a Volunteer In Park (VIP) and help us fulfill our mission.

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Laws and Policies

Important information about the laws and policies pertaining to firearms and concealed carry in the park units.

Last updated: April 29, 2024

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2038 Auburn Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45219


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