COVID-19 Policies at Fallingwater

Masking is optional indoors for all visitors ages two and older and all staff, in accordance with CDC guidance.

Fayette County, Pennsylvania, COVID-19 Community Level is currently Low.

During the ongoing health crisis, Fallingwater will operate under guidelines recommended by national, state and local agencies and authorities. We will carefully and continually monitor the situation in our region and make adjustments as needed.

Read a message about our response to COVID-19.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is a contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. If you are exhibiting symptoms of the disease or feel unwell, please elect to stay home and help stop the spread. By visiting Fallingwater, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

To ensure you are comfortable and prepared for your visit to Fallingwater, please carefully review this checklist in advance.

For Your Safety

  • Reservations are required for all visits. For the safety of our visitors, a limited number of visitors are permitted on the site each day. For this reason, reservations are required in advance. Please purchase tickets online or call 724-329-8501 to check the availability prior to traveling to Fallingwater.
  • The CDC adjusts risk levels for all counties in the United States on a weekly basis, so the masking recommendation on your tour date may be different from when you booked your tour. Please check this page ahead of your visit for the most up-to-date masking recommendations. In addition, our Visitor Services staff will inform you upon arrival if masking is recommended indoors. Disposable masks are available free of charge at the Gate House or Visitor Center Information Desk.
  • We have installed plexiglass screens at information and sales desks.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the Visitor Center.
  • Environmental cleaning and disinfection of “high-touch” door handles, surfaces and restrooms will occur on a regular basis throughout the day.
  • All staff members have completed required training sessions to understand and implement modified safety procedures and sanitation practices to ensure the health of both staff and visitors.