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Tour season, 19th century

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

On view by appointment! Contact our office at 215-848-1777 to schedule a tour.

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.

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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.


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 Saturdays return in May: Spotlight Tours, free house tours & children’s activity

Second Saturdays return May 11th! Every Second Saturday, May to October, Cliveden offers Spotlight Tours, free house tours and a free children’s activity. The day runs from 10:30am to 4pm. At 10:30am on May 11th, join architectural historian Willie Graham for an in-depth exploration of Cliveden and how the building can help tell the stories…

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Considering Re-enactments: The Battle of Germantown in the Light of 21st–Century Gun Violence

Cliveden is known as the site of the 1777 Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown and the annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival held on the grounds every first weekend in October, featuring two battle re-enactments. In response to the increase in gun violence across the country and in the local community, Cliveden looks to evaluate its interpretation…

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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