Visit a great historic site!

The grounds are free and open to the public.

Tours are now available Thursdays-Sundays, 12pm to 4pm, beginning on the hour. Visit the Tours page to learn more.

Directions to Cliveden

Our 5.5-acre property takes up a full city block, within the perimeters of Germantown Avenue, Cliveden Street, Morton Street and Johnson Street, in Philadelphia’s Historic Northwest.

Driving Directions

Via PA Turnpike (I-276): Take exit 333 and follow Germantown Pike east for 7 miles to Cliveden Street on the left.

Via Schuylkill Expressway (I-76): Take exit 340 to Lincoln Drive. Turn right onto Johnson Street (third light) then left onto Germantown Avenue (fourth light). Take the first right onto Cliveden Street.

Public Transportation

SEPTA Bus: The 23 bus makes a stop directly in front of Cliveden on Germantown Avenue. Cliveden is also accessible on the HXH, and 18 bus routes. 

SEPTA Regional Rail: Cliveden is a short walking distance from the R7 (Chestnut Hill East) line, Washington Lane stop.

The grounds can be accessed by the main gate located on Germantown Avenue and the side gate on Cliveden Street; they are also wheelchair accessible.

Street parking is generally available.

Visitor reading panels


Exhibits are available on the grounds and along the Cliveden Street gate for your enjoyment.

2018 Cliveden Conversation program


Programs such as Cliveden Conversations and more available. 

Tour season, 19th century, james smith


In-person tours are available Thursdays - Sundays, 12pm to 4pm. Visit the Tours page to schedule your tour.

Second Saturdays

Group Tours

Adult tours and school group tours are offered. Contact us to schedule your appointment.