Classic House Tour at Carter House


Offered daily.
Tickets: $18 for adults, $8 for children (ages 6-15)

60-minute guided tour of Carter House
Map and access to the grounds, outbuildings, and garden


  • Monday through Saturday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Sunday - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Classic Tours are offered all throughout the day during business hours and are not on set pre-scheduled times. You will receive your tour time when you purchase your ticket. The last guided tour of the day begins at 4:00 pm.

The grounds close at 5:00 pm. Guests typically spend 30 to 45 minutes exploring the grounds, outbuildings, and garden at their own pace. 

Carter House is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

About the Classic Tour at Carter House

Classic House Tours are offered throughout the day, and the last one begins at 4:00 pm. The Classic Tour lasts approximately one hour, and we recommend spending an additional 30 to 60 minutes exploring the grounds and outbuildings. The grounds close at 5:00 pm. Use the map provided with the purchase of admission to explore the grounds and garden of the historic house. Original outbuildings are open to explore. 

Optional Add-on: Battlefield Tour

Join us for a guided walking tour of the battlefield around Carter House. Battlefield Tours last 90 minutes, take place entirely outdoors, and are offered at 11:00 am Monday through Saturday. The cost is $25 per person. Read more about this tour or buy tickets now!