Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park | GUIDED TOURS

Inside the Little Studio

Inside the Little Studio


The National Park Service offers a variety of different Art Tours at Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park from Memorial Day weekend through the end of October. As the name implies, these focus on the art of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, and while they may stop at the same galleries and outdoor sculptures, the topics and the artworks highlighted will differ. If interested, find out where to meet at the Visitor Center.

Tours generally last 45 minutes, but set aside a full hour when scheduling your time. There is no limit on the number of participants, so you don’t have to worry about showing up early or missing the next available tour. Also, while there is a fee to enter Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park, there is no additional fee for any of the tours.

Not all of the Art Tours are offered daily, so attending all of them requires returning to the park at least two days, and possibly three depending on the days you visit. Also keep in mind that tours may change from year to year. For a current list of tours and a schedule, see the National Park Service’s official Guided Tours web page for Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park. You can also call the park at (603) 675-2175 and inquire about the schedule for a specific tour.


West side of Aspet, home of Augustus Saint-Gaudens

West side of Aspet, home of Augustus Saint-Gaudens

The dining room, kitchen, and large living room on the first floor of Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ house, which he named Aspet, are open for self-guided tours between the hours of 10 AM and 11:45 AM, then again from 1 PM to 4 PM (the house is closed during lunchtime). Rangers or knowledgeable volunteers are on hand to answer any questions. Only twelve people are allowed inside at one time, so on a busy day you may have to wait for somebody to leave. However, with only three rooms to see, most people are in and out in about fifteen minutes, so the wait usually isn’t very long.

Aspet is not wheelchair accessible.

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Last updated on June 15, 2020
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