Visit the Center

Plan Your Visit

Visitors come from across the United States and many countries to experience the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in person. 

We hope you will consider a visit with us soon, to experience our immersive exhibits that share the stories of freedom's heroes, past and present.

Hours

Tuesday – Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tickets sold until 4:00 p.m.
Click here to purchase tickets online.

Sunday - Monday
Noon to 5:00 p.m.
Tickets sold until 4:00 p.m.
Click here to purchase tickets online.

Please note: The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be closed to the public for a private event on Monday, September 24. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will resume regular operating hours on Tuesday, September 25.

We recommend leaving backpacks, large bags and large umbrellas in your car or at your hotel. To ensure the safety of the collection, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center does not permit visitors to carry bags on their backs in the exhibits. 

To learn more about accessibility at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, click here.

Ticketing

Click here for ticket prices and information on how to purchase tickets in advance.

John Parker Library Family Search Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Group Tour Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sunday - Monday
Noon to 5:00 p.m.

Group tours are available for groups of 15 or more with two weeks' notice. Click here for more information on groups.

School/Youth Group Tours

Click here to plan a youth group tour.