Cliveden's grounds are open to the public. The Main House and Carriage House are open for tours by appointment.

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Fun and kid-friendly activities available and much more!

Exhibitions

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness?

On Permanent View in the Carriage House

Exhibit orients visitors to the history of Cliveden and highlights the contradictions and conflicts inherent in American history, and relates these issues to life at Cliveden.

Carriage House Exhibition
Main house and lawn.

Emancipating Cliveden

On Permanent View in the Carriage House

A film that showcases the ongoing process of preserving and interpreting the history of the site; featuring the talented voices of local celebrities, Chew family descendants, and members of the Germantown community.

Emancipating Cliveden reflects how the historic house has become a community institution vital to understanding what freedom really mean.

Preserving & Adapting Their World: The Women of Cliveden

On View in the Main House

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.

Mt. Airy Learning Tree Class at Cliveden

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.

Move With Love classes return to Cliveden!

Move With Love returns with Some Kinda Love yoga classes! Move With Love yoga classes return to Cliveden starting May 15th! Move With Love is a judgement-free space where people can come together and use creative movement as a practice and expression of unconditional self-love, healing, growth, and acceptance. Come as you are, regardless of experience…

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Mt. Airy Day 2022: New Date!

2022 Mt. Airy Day postponed to Saturday, June 11th! Come to Cliveden Saturday, June 11th for Mt. Airy Day! 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of this annual neighborhood event, and non-profit organizations West Mt. Airy Neighbors and East Mt. Airy Neighbors partnered to bring the celebration to life. There will be fun activities for visitors…

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Stories & Landscapes: The History of Cliveden

Visit Cliveden on May 10th and 14th for Stories & Landscapes: The History of Cliveden, part of Mt. Airy Learning Tree spring class catalog! The tours will be led by our Education Director Carolyn Wallace and will be held outdoors, exploring Cliveden’s diverse history and landscape, including recent research findings. Space is available for Stories…

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2022 Mt. Airy Learning Tree Spring Classes

Mt. Airy Learning Tree returns with new classes beginning April 18th! Classes will be held from April to June, and several of them will be held here at Cliveden in the Carriage House Visitor Center. Spots are filling up quickly, visit their website to sign up today! The spring classes at Cliveden are: Yoga for…

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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