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Washington Crossing Historic Park

Washington Crossing Historic Park

See where Washington's army crossed the Delaware River on Christmas Night, 1776. The 500-acre park includes 13 historic buildings, the village of Taylorsville and the McConkey's Ferry Inn. Programs include Washington's Birthday, Independence Day and Washington Crossing Reenactment on Christmas Day. The adjacent Bowman's Hill Tower provides spectacular views of the Delaware Valley. Visitor services include an award-winning orientation film, visitors' center, guided tours, hiking trails and museum store. Operated in partnership with the Friends of Washington Crossing.

Hours of Operation

Historic Buildings & Visitor Center, January - February:

MON: CLOSED
TUE: CLOSED
WED: CLOSED
THU: CLOSED
FRI: CLOSED
SAT: CLOSED
SUN: CLOSED

Historic Buildings & Visitor Center, March 10 - December:

MON: CLOSED
TUE: CLOSED
WED: CLOSED
THU: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
FRI: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SAT: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUN: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Outdoor Park, all year:

MON: 8:00 am - dusk %
TUE: 8:00 am - dusk %
WED: 8:00 am - dusk %
THU: 8:00 am - dusk %
FRI: 8:00 am - dusk %
SAT: 8:00 am - dusk %
SUN: 8:00 am - dusk %

% Self-guided tours

Admission Details

Adult: $6.00 (single ticket)
Adult: $11.00 (combination ticket)
Youth (4-11): $6.00 (all buildings)
Children under 4: Free
Active Military Duty & Immediate Family: Free
Outdoor Park: Free

Discounted rates for group tours by reservation.

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