Scott Joplin House State Historic Site


Park Information

An authentic player piano fills the air with Scott Joplin melodies as you walk through the historically appropriate modest flat on Delmar Boulevard where Joplin rented a room in 1902. Scott Joplin House State Historic Site, which stands as a testimony to his talent and hard work, also includes museum exhibits that interpret Joplin’s life.

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Historic Site Office

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday

March through October
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday

November through January


February through October
Offered every hour during site hours

November through January
Only advance group tours allowed

The Rosebud


  • Entertainer Music Hall (first floor):
    • 5-11 p.m., Monday through Saturday 
    • 3-11 p.m., Sunday
  • Cascades Music Room (second floor):
    • 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Saturday
    • Noon to 11 p.m., Sunday