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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.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The Hayes Museum is closed for installation of new exhibit galleries and will reopen on Saturday, May 28, 2016, during our centennial celebration. The Hayes Home and research library remain OPEN.

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 Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas,
& New Year’s Day

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on President'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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