Historic Houses And Museums In Fairmount Park, Philadelphia PA
EAST FAIRMOUNT PARK
Delaware Valley Opera Company
The Delaware Valley Opera Company performs in the Fairmount Park area of Philadelphia.
Fairmount Water Works and Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
Recently renovated historic landmark and museum along the Schuylkill River.
Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery
Take a journey into the history of the region’s leaders and wealthy industrialists.
Laurel Hill Mansion
Women For A Greater Philadelphia manages this historic house in east Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA.
Henry Pratt, a successful merchant, built Lemon Hill mansion in 1800 as a summer retreat. Lemon Hill is another example of Federal style architecture.
Historic Rittenhouse Town
William Rittenhouse established the first paper mill in British North America on this historic site. Today the site is dedicated to educating people about industry in the colonial era.
Historic Strawberry Mansion
In the late eighteenth century Judge William Lewis, an anti-slavery activist, built Strawberry Mansion in the Federal style of architecture.
The Royal Heritage Society of the Delaware Valley preserves Pennsylvania’s British Heritage and preserves and maintains Ormiston Mansion in East Fairmount Park.
Philadelphia merchant William Coleman built this elegant house between 1756 and 1758. The house is furnished with 18th and early 19th-century antiques. Administered by The Naomi Wood Trust.
WEST FAIRMOUNT PARK
Centennial Cafe at The Ohio House
Coffee House at The Ohio House, one of the few remaining buildings from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition.
Philadelphia International Youth Hostel and Community Center in Fairmount Park.
The Japanese House and Garden in Fairmount Park.
Underground Railroad Museum At Belmont Mansion
Recently renovated house museum with exhibits about the underground railroad and colonial history.