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Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Area

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  • Size

    13.20 acres

Contact Information

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Description

America's only Nobel Prize winning playwright, Eugene O'Neill, chose to live in Northern California at the height of his writing career. 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.

Allowed Activities
Guided Tours

Additional Information

Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site

Entrance fee is $0.00.

There are no entrance fees for this site. Entrance is by reservation only.

Weather

The Mediterranean climate of Danville features hot, dry summers with lower temperatures near 60º F and upper temperatures near 100º F. The heat gives way to cool, rainy winters with lows near 45º F and highs near 75º F. Fall and spring can bring rain and temperatures from 55-80º F.

Directions

Reservations are required to visit the site. We offer a free shuttle that will pick up visitors in downtown Danville, CA. The shuttle meets at 205 Railroad Avenue outside the Museum of the San Ramon Valley. Parking is available next to the museum. Reservations can be made by calling (925)228-8860 x6422 or send your reservation request by e-mail.