3 Dates: June 24th, July 15th, & August 5th!

Admission: $20 | 15 people per tour


Step back in time and meet some of the characters from Cliveden's tumultuous past.

During the one hour tour, you will be guided through the site and hear the experiences of a 19th-century character.


James Smith | Saturday, August 5th, 12pm to 4pm

Husband, Coachman, & Father

Portrayed by Jahzeer Terrell

Getting Here & Additional Information

Cliveden's physical address is 6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144. Street parking is available around the site and neighborhood on a first come, first serve basis.

Visitors should come to the Carriage House Visitor Center to begin their tour experience. The Carriage House Visitor Center is located near the corner of Cliveden and Morton Streets (use this address to locate the Carriage House: 98 E. Cliveden Street, 19119). A Cliveden Interpreter will greet visitors, give a brief introduction to the site, and lead visitors over to the Main House.

Each tour will feature a dramatic reading from an actor portraying one of the people featured in our exhibit, The Turmoil of Transition: The mid-nineteenth century at Cliveden. Tours will run from 12pm to 4pm, beginning on the hour. The last tour is at 3pm.

Admission is $20. Tours are limited to 15 people per tour.

The Turmoil of Transition: A Dramatic Experience is generously supported by The Haley Foundation.

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