Visiting Cliveden


Visit one of America’s great historic sites!

Cliveden is now open for tours by appointment on Fridays. To schedule a tour, please contact Carolyn Wallace, Education Director, at [email protected] or at 215-848-3680. 

Cliveden’s grounds are open Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. 

All visitors must wear masks and maintain social distancing while at Cliveden.

The grounds can be accessed by the main gate located on Germantown Avenue and the side gate on Cliveden Street; they are also wheelchair accessible.

Cliveden’s Carriage House Visitor Center and Main House are closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. Exhibits are available on the grounds and along the Cliveden Street gate for your enjoyment. 

 

 

 

Getting Here

Cliveden is located at 6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. Our phone number is 215-848-1777.

Our 5.5-acre property takes up a full city block, within the perimeters of Germantown Avenue, Cliveden Street, Morton Street and Johnson Street, in Philadelphia’s Historic Northwest. On street parking is generally available. 

 

Driving

Via the PA Turnpike (I-276): Take exit 333 and follow Germantown Pike east about 7 miles to Cliveden Street on the left.

Via the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76): Take exit 340 to Lincoln Drive. Turn right onto Johnson Street (third light) then left onto Germantown Avenue (fourth light). Take the first right onto Cliveden Street.

 

Public Transportation

SEPTA Bus: The 23 bus makes a stop directly in front of Cliveden on Germantown Avenue. Cliveden is also accessible on the H, XH, and 18 bus routes. 

SEPTA Regional Rail: Cliveden is a short walking distance from the R7 (Chestnut Hill East) line, Washington Lane stop.

 


Cliveden is a co-stewardship site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a participating member of Distinctive Destinations of the National Trust, and proud partner of Historic Germantown.