COVID-19 UPDATE: In response to concerns related to COVID-19, Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home is temporarily closed to the public. All buildings, attractions, exhibitions, grounds and trails, including the Goat Dairy and Dene Farm, are closed. Likewise, all programming and education has been cancelled or postponed until further notice.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely. Please stay informed. Visit the CDC and Vermont Department of Health websites for updates. Although we cannot schedule a date for reopening at this time, and will continue to follow the recommendations of state and federal health officials before doing so, we will look forward to welcoming members and guests back to Hildene when it is deemed safe to do so.

Hildene's essential farms, grounds and buildings personnel will remain on site; administrative and exhibitions staff are accessible via email and phone.
   
Thank you for your support and understanding,
The Staff of Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

Hours and Admission

Open Daily Year-round
Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas (December 24, 25 & 26)

9:30 am to 4:30 pm
All guests must check in and pay admission at the Welcome Center.

General Admission

Includes Self-Guided tours of Robert and Mary's home, gardens, Hildene Farm, Pullman car Sunbeam, Dene Farm and about 12 miles of walking trails.
$23/Adults - $6/Youth (6 to 16) - Children under 6 & Members/Free

2nd Consecutive Day Admission

$7/Adults & Youth (6 to 16)- Children under 6 & Members/Free

Guided Tours of Robert and Mary’s Home (Additional Fee)

The house is still open for self-guided tours but Guided Tours are not available September 20 - October 20

June - September 20: 11:00am & 1:00pm 
October 21 - May 31: 1:00pm by Reservation 
+$7.50/Adults & Youth (6 to 16) - Children under 6 Free

To reserve a Guided Tour please call the Welcome Center at 802.367.7968

Behind the Scenes Archives Tour (Additional Fee)

The house is still open for self-guided tours but Behind the Scenes Archive Tours are not available September 20 - October 20

June - September 20: 2:00pm by Reservation
October 21 - May 31: 2:00pm by Reservation
+$7.50/Adults & Youth (6 to 16) - Not recommended for children under 10.
To reserve a Behind the Scenes Archives Tour please call the Welcome Center at 802.367.7968

Group Tours

Group Tours are welcome year-round for groups of 20 or more. Advance reservations are required. For Group Tour rates, booking information and a reservations form, please click here or contact Paula Maynard by email or at 802.367.7961.

Tours for the Visually Impaired

We also offer personal tours for the visually impaired by appointment. Please contact us in advance to schedule at 802.367.7961 or by email.

Mid-December to Mid-March

Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing Weather Permitting
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Please click here for rates.

Link to Hildene Accessibility Guide

Please note:
We are a pet free, idle free and smoke free campus. Thank you for understanding.