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The One Hour 15 Minute Tour

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Join us aboard our comfortable bus for a guided overview from the start of West Point in 1778 as a military post during the Revolutionary War to the modern times of the United States Military Academy. View breathtaking scenery from West Point which overlooks the Hudson River as it winds through the Hudson Highland. Historic figures such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Douglas MacArthur, Dwight Eisenhower and even Benedict Arnold all have a role in the story of West Point and our nation. The 1 Hour 15 Min Tour makes stops at the Cadet Chapel, Trophy Point, Battle Monument and the Plain. You are off the bus approximately 50 minutes with minimal walking. This tour is offered year round.

Your online paid reservation confirms your seat. Tickets are issued upon check-in with proper ID at our ticket booth in the Visitor's Center.  Information regarding checking-in, and the type of ID required, are on the homepage of this website under Where to Start and on your emailed confirmation. 

Adults (12 and older)
2019: $16
2020: $17

Children (ages  2-11) 
2019: $13
2020: $13
Children (under 2)
no charge but must sit on a lap if a full bus

The Two Hour Cemetery Tour

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Our 2 hour tour expands on the one hour 15 minute West Point Story tour by exploring the West Point Cemetery and Old Cadet Chapel, built in 1837. This tour delves into the lives and contributions of some of the US Military's and West Point's most notable figures laid to rest on this hallowed ground. Learn more about George Custer, Ed White II, George Goethals, David "Mickey" Marcus, Norman Schwarzkopf, Sylvanus Thayer, and many more.

​This tour requires moderate walking and visitors spend a​pproximately 1 hour and 20 minutes off the bus at the various stops, most of which is outdoors. Some pathways may be unpaved and the ground uneven. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. We encourage guests to bring water and take measures to protect themselves from the elements. This tour is seasonal. It is offered weekends only from April to May and daily from Memorial Day to October. In November, it is offered weekends only as well as Veterans Day and the Friday after Thanksgiving.​ While a rare occasion, this tour can be re-directed due to an unforeseen funeral or ceremony.​

Your online paid reservation confirms your seat. Final boarding tickets are issued upon check-in with proper ID at our ticket booth in the Visitor's Center.  Information regarding checking-in, and the type of ID required, are on the homepage of this website under Where to Start and on your emailed confirmation. 

Adults (12 and older)
2019: $19
2020: $20

Children (ages  2-11) 
2019: $15
2020: $16
Children (under 2)
no charge but must sit on a lap if a full bus