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Explore Freedom's Backyard

Historic Germantown is a partnership of 16 extraordinary historic houses, destinations, and museums in Northwest Philadelphia that have joined together to protect, preserve, and share some of Philadelphia's prized historical assets. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and  Instagram.

 
Featured Initiative
Annual Holiday Party

Annual Holiday Party

Join us for our Annual Holiday Party at LaSalle Univeristy Art Museum to celebrate the holidays! Enjoy the beautiful art museum while sampling festive drinks and appetizers.

 

Support Historic Germantown
Become a Member

Become a Member

It's that time of year! Please consider renewing your membership at the Germantown Historical Society, or becoming a new member. Members receive benefits including free visits to our library and archives, a subscription to the Germantown Crier, and, starting at the History Hunter level, an annual pass to all of Historic Germantown's unique sites for one year. Thank you to all of our members for continuing to support our community!

Featured Events
Second Saturdays in Historic Germantown!

Second Saturdays in Historic Germantown!

Historic Germantown member sites open to the public for Second Saturdays in Historic Germantown, from May through October. Some sites charge admission, and all gratefully accept donations to support our ongoing work.

 

And you can check out all other programming throughout the year!

 

Our Sponsors
Bluebell Kitchens The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Philadelphia Cultural Fund Freeman’s Auctioneers & Appraisers Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission Ernst Brothers Nolan Painting Sherwin-Williams PWP Video Hayden Real Estate Investments Samuel S. Fels Fund National Penn Bank Cheshire Law Group Bowman Properties Loretta Witt Kurtz Construction Company