Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Herbert Hoover National Historic Site.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

There is no fee to enter Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, however, there is an admission fee to visit Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:


Entrance Fees

There is no fee to enter Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, which includes the Visitor Center, Birthplace Cottage, Blacksmith Shop, Schoolhouse, Friends Meetinghouse, Gravesite, and Tallgrass Prairie.

Museum Admission

Admission to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library & Museum costs:

  • $10.00 for adults, ages 16 to 61.
  • $5.00 for seniors, active and retired military with ID, and college students with ID.
  • $3.00 for children, ages 6 to 15.
  • Free for children, ages 5 and under.

Federal Recreational Lands Passes

If you plan to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - The National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Pass series and fee-free days in the national parks. Senior and Annual passes are no longer sold at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. Rangers issue free federal recreation lands passes (Access, Military, and 4th Grade passes) at the Visitor Center.

Last updated: May 10, 2023

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