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

Join our events and programs

Fun and kid-friendly activities available and much more!


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


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

Checkout the events calendar to learn and join future efforts.

2021 Revolutionary Germantown Festival

The Revolutionary Germantown Festival returns Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10am to 4pm! Visitors can spend the day visiting sixteen Historic Germantown sites to participate in family-friendly activities, learn about the 1777 Battle of Germantown, and the people who experienced it. There will be one re-enactment of the Battle of Germantown from 12 pm to…

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BabyWordplay Classes in Mt. Airy

BabyWordplay classes come to Mt. Airy beginning Monday, September 13th! BabyWordplay is an organization dedicated to helping children develop a love of words, stories, books, and music from an early age. Their sessions in Mt. Airy will run every Monday morning at 10am from September 13th through November 22nd and will be held on Cliveden’s…

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Fall Yoga Classes with Move With Love!

Yoga Classes with Move With Love continues! Yoga classes with Move With Love continue this month every Saturday morning at 9am, led by founder and neighbor, Holly Colino, on Cliveden’s green space. Move With Love is a ‘judgement-free space where people can come together and use creative movement as a practice of unconditional self love,…

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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