Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark and your gateway to early Kentucky beginnings.


Guided House Tour

Tuesday – Saturday

10:00am 12:00pm 1:30pm 3:00pm

During the Guided House Tour, a docent will guide you through the place where Louisville began, exploring the lives of the Croghan and Clark families, the enslaved community and Locust Grove’s famous visitors during early frontier Kentucky. The Guided House Tour is generally between 60 and 90 minutes long. We recommend arriving at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time for an optional viewing of a 12-minute introductory film in the Visitors’ Center. Tickets for a tour can be purchased upon arrival or in advance here.


$12 adults | $10 seniors | $6 for children (6-18 years old)

Self-Guided Experiences


Visit the Grounds

Open Daily, Dawn to Dusk

The scenic grounds of Locust Grove offer a peaceful retreat with gardens, woodlands, and winding paths. It’s perfect for relaxing and enjoying nature with a picnic lunch.

Explore the grounds by following along with our Audio Tour 

Visitor Center & Exhibit

Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM

The Visitor Center at Locust Grove is your gateway to exploring the historic site, offering helpful information, an engaging exhibit, and friendly staff to enhance your visit.

House Tour Tickets are available for purchase upon arrival or online.

$12 adults | $10 seniors | $6 for children (6-18 years old)

Whether your love is history, architecture, art, antiques, gardening or nature, we have something for you!

Get free admission when you become a member!

When you become a member at Locust Grove, you join a vibrant community and enjoy exclusive benefits like free admission, special events, and discounts on programs, while supporting the preservation of this historic site.

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