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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 215-235-7469. A nonrefundable service charge for each space reserved is added to all phone orders (members $2.50, nonmembers $3.50). There is no service charge for reservations made in the Museum.

Spring Open House at Cedar Grove
Sunday, April 22, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cedar Grove, Fairmount Park
Free after House admission
$8; free for Museum members & children 12 & under
Two-day ticket: $20. Access for two consecutive days to the main Museum building, Perelman Building, the Rodin Museum, and historic houses Cedar Grove (open April–December) and Mount Pleasant (closed for general maintenance)

Celebrate Earth Day with a step back in time. Check out our early American kitchen garden for demonstrations and plant sales. Urbanstead’s Lisa Gaidanowicz will talk about lip balms and salves made with herbs, and visitors can make and take an herbal tea remedy.

Free bus transportation leaves the Museum’s West Entrance every 30 minutes, 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Cedar Grove admission included with 2-day Museum general admission.

Trolley Tour: LOVE Your Park
Sunday, May 20, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tour departs from the West Entrance of the Museum.
Paid tickets required
$40; $32 members (does not include Museum admission)
Paid parking available in the Museum Garage

Fairmount Park is home to historic architecture, beautiful vistas, and significant works of public art. This walking and trolley tour explores the Waterworks, Lemon Hill, and many points of interest in the park.

Please note: We’ll walk a half mile on sloped paths to the Waterworks and Lloyd Hall. Transportation available if necessary. Tour continues on the trolley through Fairmount Park to Lemon Hill, which is not wheelchair accessible. The trolley returns guests to the West Entrance.

​Offered in conjunction with LOVE Your Park Week

Trolley Tour: Beer History Taste and Tour
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance) 15 minutes prior to departure to check-in.
Paid tickets required
$25; $20 members (does not include Museum admission)
Cost includes transportation and admission to Cedar Grove.
Paid parking available in the Museum Garage

Celebrate Father’s Day at the historic house Cedar Grove and learn about beer brewing in early America.

Trolley departs from and returns to the West Entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Participants 21+ with ID will be offered a beer tasting.
  • Sunday, June 17, 2018, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Trolley Tour: Loyalists vs. Patriots
Sunday, July 15, 2018
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meet in Lenfest Hall (West Entrance) 15 minutes prior to departure to check-in.
Paid tickets required
$40; $32 members (does not include Museum admission)
Cost includes transportation and admission to Cedar Grove, Woodford, and Laurel Hill.
Paid parking available in the Museum Garage

Discover the stories behind how some colonial families chose a side during the American Revolution with a visit to historic houses Cedar Grove, Woodford, and Laurel Hill.

Trolley departs from and returns to the West Entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. These historic sites are not wheelchair accessible.


 

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