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Valley Forge National Historical Park

  • History Museums & Sites, Nature

Essential Information

1400 North Outer Line Dr.
King of Prussia, PA 19406


George Washington & his Continental Army spent the winter of 1777-78 here, during the Revolutionary War. Daily activities include a Jr. Ranger activity book and badge (pick up at the Visitor Center or download from the website), an orientation film shown every half hour, tours of Washington’s Headquarters, and self-guided tours of Washington Memorial Chapel.

In the summer, daily kids' activities include "Become a Junior Ranger" & "Join the Continential Army" programs & storytelling benches. All above events are free to the public. The park can be explored by car, foot or bike.

Kidbit: At the Children's Exploration Station in the Visitor's Center, explore the history of George Washington's horses, both Nelson and Blue Skin (Washington's personal favorites), and their roles during the encampment at Valley Forge.

Additional Information

Website: http://www.nps.gov/vafo

County: PA - Montgomery County

Free Admission?: Free

Ages: All Ages/Families

Offers Field Trips?: yes

Grades for Field Trips:

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