Hours of Operation


Hours of Operation

Admission gate is open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. For complete information, please see Plan Your Visit. See WINTER HOURS below.

Great House tours
Are on the hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Please plan to arrive at the Visitor Center 15 minutes before tour time. Tours are approximately 45 minutes in length.  Winter hours: in January and February, 2016, the Great House will only be open on weekends (Sat. & Sun.), holidays and Lee Birthday events.  Open January 16-19, 2016.

Gift Shop
Is open from 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.  The Gift Shop will be open with the same schedule as the Great House (see above).

Dining Room
Winter Hours:  The Dining Room will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in January and February and open for lunch (11:30-2:30) on Wednesday through Sunday in January and February.  The Dining Room will also be open for lunch on Monday and Tuesday, January 18 & 19.  There will be no dinner service except for January 16 and February 13 (Valentine’s dinner). 

Jessie Ball DuPont Memorial Library
Is open to researchers (by appointment only) on weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5 :00 p.m.

The Beach & Overlook
The road to the overlook and beach is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

Nature Trails
All of the six nature trails are open during normal visitor hours.

The Gristmill operates on the second Saturday in the month from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., April to October, weather permitting.