Hours & Admission
The center is closed for major holidays. Upcoming closures for 2019 include:
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (September 2)
Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday (November 28 and 29)
Christmas Eve and Day (December 24 and 25)
New Year’s Eve and Day (December 31 and January 1)
Admission to the center is free, donations are accepted.
The American Gothic House is open for tours on the second Saturday of the month from April to October from 10am to 4pm.
Open days for the rest of 2019:
Admission to the Gothic House, on the days that it’s open, is also free.
Please note: Visitors to the house will only be allowed to tour the ground floor, as the stairs to the second floor are steep, winding, and have no handrail. In addition, the House is not easily accessible for individuals with mobility issues, as there is a slight hill leading up to the house, 2 steps to get onto the porch, and one step to get inside the house.