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Events and Activities

You may register for programs that take place at Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove in person at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Visitor Services desks. Or to register by phone, call (215) 235-SHOW (7469). A nonrefundable service charge for each space reserved is added to all phone orders (Members $2.50, Nonmembers $3.00). There is no service charge for reservations made in the Museum.

Trolley Tour - High Style along the Schuylkill River
Sunday, September 21, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion
Paid tickets required
$38 ($30 members)

Imagine the lifestyle of the stylish early American owners of Lemon Hill, Mount Pleasant, and Strawberry Mansion with this look at architecture and furnishings.

Trolley Tour - Caring for Old Homes
Sunday, October 19, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Locations: Cedar Grove, Mount Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion
Paid tickets required
$38 ($30 members)

Learn about the issues that confront centuries-old homes and the recent projects that have stabilized and restored Cedar Grove, Mount Pleasant, and Strawberry Mansion.

A Festive Tradition
Paid tickets required
$38 ($30 members)

Enjoy the tradition of touring through the Fairmount Park historic houses at holiday time, when each takes a unique approach to yuletide adornments.

  • Friday, December 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 14, 2014, 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A New Exciting Experience! A Fairmount Christmas Carol
Starts every 30 minutes beginning at 4:00 p.m.; last tour begins at 7:30 p.m.
Paid tickets required
$42 ($34 members)

Board the bus from the Museum with saucy characters from Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol as your guide and experience a playful version of Christmas Past, Present, and Future at three of the historic houses in Fairmount Park.


 

For more information, please contact Visitor Services by phone at 215-763-8100 or by e-mail at .

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