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Visitor Information

Entrance to the Hayes Center is at the corner of Hayes and Buckland avenues .

For GPS use:
Although our address is simply "Spiegel Grove" - no house number - you may use the address 1337 Hayes Avenue in your GPS or Smart Phone.
(our coordinates are 41°20'27"N and 83°7'50"W).

To view maps of our site or the City of Fremont, click the buttons at left.

Our facility consists of two buildings – the
Hayes Home and Hayes Museum. Tours of both buildings are available year-round. Visitors can opt to tour one building or both.
Admission to the Hayes Research Library is free.


Home & Museum: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday
(HOME tours: every half hour 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. The last home tour is at 4 p.m.)
Noon-5 p.m. Sunday & holidays
(HOME tours: every half hour 12:30-4 p.m. The last home tour is at 4 p.m.)

Research Library: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Closed Sunday & holidays

The Center is CLOSED Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas,
& New Year’s Day

CLOSED Mondays January-March

*Additional closings may occur when holidays fall on weekends, or due to weather emergencies.


Home or Museum Both




age 60+






Children 6-12


Adult groups 15+
$6.50 - must schedule 2 weeks in advance


School groups
(preschool-high school)

$3.00 - must schedule 2 weeks in advance


Children 0-5



Hayes Center &
Ohio Historical Society



Military Discount

**active duty personnel, spouse, dependent children

Adult Military $3.25 $6.50
Child 6-12 Military



**Blue Star Museum - FREE admission to all active duty personnel, spouse, dependent children from May 25 - September 7, 2015**

-Hayes Home tours (for individuals) take place every 30 minutes beginning at 9:30 a.m. (Mon.-Sat.) and 12:30 p.m. (Sun./holidays). Final tour is at 4 p.m. (These are Guide led and last 45 minutes).
- Hayes Museum tours (for individuals) are self guided.
- Group Tours (15 or more) must be scheduled 2 weeks in advance .
- Photography is NOT permitted inside the Hayes Home.
Photographs ARE permitted inside the Hayes Museum and on the grounds of Spiegel Grove.
- Visitors wanting to tour both buildings should plan 3 hours for their visit. Museum tickets permit same-day re-admittance, allowing you to leave the site and return later. A valid ticket must be presented for re-admission.

© 2005 The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Spiegel Grove, Fremont, OH 43420-2796
phone 419.332.2081 | fax 419.332.4952

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