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Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site
Kuss Road
Danville, CA 94256
(925) 838-0249
(925) 838-9471 (fax)
Park Description
America"s only Nobel Prize winning playwright, Eugene Gladstone O"Neill, chose to live in California at the climax of his writing career. He and his wife, Carlotta, built and lived at Tao House in the hills above Danville from 1937 to 1944. Isolated from the world and within the walls of his home, O"Neill wrote his final and most memorable plays; "The Iceman Cometh," "Long Day"s Journey Into Night," and "A Moon For the Misbegotten." To visit the park, advance reservations are REQUIRED which includes a free guided tour of Tao House. The courtyard and first floor are wheelchair accessible. The second floor is accessed by stairs only. Transportation to the park is provided by a free shuttle. Private vehicles do not have access to the park due to its location. Tour pick-up times are Wednesday-Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. all year. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year"s Day.

Hours of Operation: Open All Year Wednesday - Sunday by reservation only

Fees: No entry fees for this park
Metro Region: Oakland, CA
Park Management: Federal

Flower Gardens   Historical Significant Person   Historical Structure   Open Space   Restrooms   Trails, Natural Surface