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The House on the Rock is open year round and offers different experiences depending on the time of the year. The days of the week, hours of operation and portions of the tour that are open vary depending on the experience and the time of the year.

During the Regular Season (March 10 through November 13, 2016) the full complex is open.

During Christmas at the House on the Rock (November 17, 2016 to January 2, 2017) Santa takes up residence in The House on the Rock. Over 6,000 Santas of all sizes and types - large, small, fancy and homespun visit the Attraction, decking the halls and adorning the walls throughout sections 1 and 2 (section 3 is closed).

The Winter Guided Experience (January 15 to March 6, 2016) is a nostalgic guided walk through The House on the Rock as it was during the 1970s. We share stories, history and you'll hear some of the music machines. The tour includes the House, Gatehouse, Millhouse, Streets of Yesterday and Alex Jordan Center. (a portion of section 2 is closed and all of section 3 is closed)

2016 REGULAR SEASON DATES, HOURS & RATES

    2016 Regular Season Dates and Hours
    March 10 - May 1, 2016 9 am to 5 pm
    (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

    May 2 - October 16, 2016 9 am to 5 pm
    (Open Daily)

    October 17 - November 13, 2016 9 am to 5 pm
    (Cosed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
Regular Season Ultimate Experience Admission

    The Ultimate Experience is a self-guided visit of all three sections of The House on the Rock during the Regular Season. Four (4) tokens are included with each paid full price adult and senior Ultimate Experience Admission. We recommend at least 3 to 3 1/2 hours for the Ultimate Experience Admission. The last Ultimate Experience Admission ticket is sold at 3:00 p.m.
    Adult (age 18 and over) $29.95
    Senior (age 65 and over) and Military $26.95
    Children (age 4-17) $15.95
    Children (3 and under) FREE
  • Section 1 - Includes the Asian Garden, the Alex Jordan Center and Sculpture Pavilion, the Gate House and the Original House and the Infinity Room.

  • Section 2 Includes the Mill House, Streets of Yesterday, Heritage of the Sea, Tribute to Nostalgia, Music of Yesterday, Spirit of Aviation and the Carousel.

  • Section 3 Includes the Carousel, the Organ Room, the Doll House Room, the Circus Room, the Galleries, the Doll Carousel Room and the Japanese Garden.

Regular Season Other Admission Options

If you are short on time or looking for a shorter experience, we offer two other options:

The Highlight Experience Admission which includes Section 1 and 2. Visit is self-guided. We recommend you allow at least 2 hours for The Highlight Experience Admission. The last Highlight Experience Admission ticket is sold at 3:30 p.m.

    Adult, Senior and Military $24.95
    Children (age 4-17) $13.95
    Children (3 and under) FREE
The Original House Experience Admission which includes Section 1 only. Visit is self-guided. The last Original House Experience Admission ticket is sold at 4:00 p.m.

    Adult, Senior and Military $14.95
    Children (age 4-17) $8.95
    Children (3 and under) FREE

All House on the Rock Admission Ticket prices include 5.5% Wisconsin State Sales Tax. All rates, dates, times and displays are subject to change without notice. The later in the day that you arrive and the closer you get to last admittance, the less you will be able to see and there will be fewer admission options.

2016 CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE INFORMATION

Christmas at the House on the Rock (November 17, 2016 to January 2, 2017) During the holidays, The House on the Rock is transformed with the splendor and joy of the Christmas Season with decorations decking the halls and adorning the walls of sections 1 and 2. You'll be greeted my more than 6,000 Santas of all sizes and types.

    Christmas at the House on the Rock
    November 17, 2016 - January 2, 2017

    November 17 - December 25, 2016 9 am to 5 pm
    (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays and Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day.)


    December 26, 2016 - January 2, 2017 9 am to 5 pm
    (Open daily)
    Admission Prices:
    Adults age 18 and over: $24.95
    Senior age 65 and older: $22.95
    Children age 4 - 17: $13.95
    Children 3 and under: FREE
    Ticket sales and last admittance end one hour before closing time. All rates, dates, times and displays are subject to change without notice. Please dress according to the weather as parts of the tour include outside ramps and areas.
    Click here for more information about the exhibits that are available.

2016 WINTER EXPERIENCE INFORMATION

From January 15 to March 6, 2016, there is a guided tour on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays featuring the House, Gatehouse, Millhouse, Streets of Yesterday and Alex Jordan Center.