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Fun and kid-friendly activities available and much more!

Exhibitions

The Turmoil of Transition: The mid-nineteenth century at Cliveden

On display in the Main House & Carriage House Visitor Center

Explores the mid-nineteenth century at Cliveden, a time of turmoil within the household and the country. This period of tension explores household dynamics, substance abuse and violence, exacerbated by societal shifts of the mid-19th century and are still relevant today.

Tour season

Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden

Virtual Exhibit & on display in the Carriage House Visitor Center

Exhibit highlights the lives of the women who lived and labored at Cliveden from the 18th through the 20th centuries. The exhibit debuted in August 2020 in honor of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

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Events

Below you will find highlights of some of our current and/or previous events.

Checkout the events calendar to learn and join future efforts.

Second Saturday in June: Families and Children

Join Cliveden on June 10th for our Second Saturday event! From 9am to 12pm, spend time with neighbors and work with Cliveden staff to maintain the beautiful gardens and landscape at Cliveden. No prior experience or registration is necessary; tools and instructions will be provided. For any questions about volunteering in our landscape and gardens,…

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The Turmoil of Transition: A Dramatic Experience – Mary Bowman

A dramatic experience featuring Mary Bowman Step back in time and meet one of the characters from Cliveden’s tumultuous past on Saturday, June 24th, from 12pm to 4pm. Visitors will meet Mary Bowman, the housekeeper at Cliveden during the mid-19th century and a witness to the unrest in the household. The tours take place in…

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Second Saturdays at Cliveden

Visit Cliveden on Second Saturdays, May through October from 12pm to 4pm, for community programs, free tours, local vendors & more! Each second Saturday has a theme and the 2023 schedule is as follows: May 13th: Pets June 10th: Families & Children July 8th and August 12th: Citizenship September 9th: Back to School October 14th:…

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2023 Tour Season

The 2023 tour season begins in May! Tours of Cliveden begin Thursday, May 4th at 12pm! Cliveden will debut a new exhibit this spring, The Turmoil of Transition: The mid-nineteenth century at Cliveden. Visitors will enter Cliveden as it was in the mid-nineteenth century – a household and a country in turmoil. This exhibit explores…

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Education

FUN KID-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES

Experience rich history through education.

Children's Activities - Printable content to learn more about history.

Liberty to go to See - English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Science curriculum based on Liberty to Go to See.

History Hunters Virtual Classroom - innovative literacy-based program allows students to “hunt” for history.

Outside Bingo