Frequently Asked Questions

Planning a visit to a National Park can generate a lot of questions. Below are some of the more frequently asked questions, with links to help you find the information within this website. If you have other questions, email us.

What is Women's Rights National Historical Park?

The historical park consists of a visitor center and four historic buildings. The visitor center and the Weslyean Chapel are next door to each other with the other buildings spread out over four miles, in their original neighborhoods in Seneca Falls and Waterloo, New York.

The main story of the park is the First Women's Rights Convention. You can see where it was planned, where the organizers lived, and where it was held. Learn what the organizers thought would happen next. The visitor center provides historical background to the event and the story of the continuing struggle for equal rights with a film and exhibits.

Where is Women’s Rights National Historical Park?

Women’s Rights National Historical Park is located in Seneca Falls and Waterloo, New York. Begin your visit at the Visitor Center in Seneca Falls. Go here for directions.

When is Women’s Rights National Historical Park open?

The Visitor Center is open daily except for winter holidays, from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Tours schedules of the historic buildings vary by season. View the operating hours and seasons.

Is food available at the park?

There are no restaurants, snack bars, or food vending machines at Women’s Rights National Historical Park. Many restaurants and grocery stores are available throughout the Seneca Falls and Waterloo area. Outdoor seating is available for picnics in Declaration Park, next to the visitor center. Food and drink are not allowed in the visitor center, theater, or historic buildings. Learn about nearby attractions.

How long will it take to visit the park?

Allow one hour to view the visitor center exhibits and the park orientation film, “Dreams of Equality”. The Ranger-guided orientation tours and tours of the historic buildings range between 20-60 minutes each. Allow up to four hours if you are planning on attending programs and visiting the historic homes. Discover things to do.

Is there parking available?

The visitor center has a parking lot accessible from Clinton Street. Municipal parking lots are located throughout the village and street parking is available as well.

Last updated: January 10, 2023

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