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Explore Freedom's Backyard

Historic Germantown is a partnership of 18 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.

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    Visit each of our eighteen historic attractions for just $25 for an individual, or $45 for a family of four. More information

Featured Initiative
Hall of Fame 2019

Hall of Fame 2019

Historic Germantown is pleased to announce the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees: Joan Countryman, Jerry Pinkney, and Alice Lea Tasman. All three have made their mark as productive citizens of the German Township: Germantown, Mt Airy, and Chestnut Hill. The Hall of Fame benefit will take place on June 20, 2019 from 6-8 PM. Tickets are available now: click here to reserve your spot!

Support Historic Germantown
Second Saturdays are Back!

Second Saturdays are Back!

Second Saturdays are back in Historic Germantown! Join us for our Season Opener on May 11, 2019 from 12-4 PM for your chance to visit our incredible member sites with pay-what-you-wish admission. Sites will feature special programs including giveaways, historic recipies, refreshments, and more!

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