Schedule a Guided Tour or Inquire about Volunteering: (This is Form is currently having Technical issues – please contact us through our email )

(Scroll down to request a Date for an Event Registration)

This Form is for requesting a Garden Tour or inquiries about Volunteer Opportunities

Request an Event Registration Date (This is Form is currently having Technical issues- please contact us through our email)

This Form is for requesting use of the Grotto Gardens for Weddings, Reunions, Parties, etc. Please CLICK HERE To read and download the Grotto Usage Requirements.

Directions to the Dayton Grotto Gardens:

 Follow I-75  to US-35 W in Dayton. Take the Gettysburg Rd exit off 35 West, Go through the gate  onto Tennessee Ave. Take the first left. The Grotto Gardens is on your left, and you can park alongside the road or in the turn around.  Please do not park on the grass.


The Grotto Gardens are open during regular business daylight hours. Public, free tours are published on our Events page, as well as private tours and lectures. Contact us via the form below to schedule a private or group event.


Photos maybe taken in the gardens. Note: no pictures of veterans maybe taken without their express permission.  Please contact Public Affairs if you are planning a photo shoot at the gardens.

Donations are always welcome!

If you would like to support the volunteers who have made the restoration of the Grotto Gardens at the VA Center, The American Veterans Heritage Center is the Non-profit organization responsible for funding all projects (Please designate Grotto Project). AVHC is a tax deductible 501 (c)(3) non-profit charitable trust.

American Veterans Heritage Center

P.O. Box 1366

Fairborn, OH 45324

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