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Explore Freedom's Backyard

We invite you to visit the nations longest National Historic District, where the stories of American freedom are told in uniquely personal terms.

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

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Program News
Elephants on the Avenue

Elephants on the Avenue

Historic Germantown Receives Grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage for a New Collaborative Project:

Elephants on the Avenue: Race, Class and Community in Historic Germantown


“When there’s an elephant in the room, introduce him” – Randy Pausch

Featured Program
Three Fridays

Three Fridays

Community Art and History in Historic Germantown

Join us as we explore Germantown history with local artists.

Three Fridays in September

Engage - Friday, Sept 11, 2015 - Grumblethorpe, 5267 Germantown Avenue

Envision -    F riday, Sept 18, 2015 - 
Historic Germantown, 5501 Germantown Avenue


Experience - Friday, Sept 25, 2015 - 
Germantown Mennonite Meetinghouse, 6133 Germantown Avenue



Featured Exhibition
La Salle University Art Museum

La Salle University Art Museum

Kathleen Spicer: Natural Conversations

Also on view in the 20th-Century Gallery: Natural Beauty: 19th-Century English Watercolors.

Through August 6, 2015

Our Sponsors
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Samuel S. Fels Fund National Penn Bank Ernst Brothers Sherwin-Williams Hayden Real Estate Investments Bowman Properties Freeman’s Auctioneers & Appraisers Kurtz Construction Company Post Brothers Apartments Awbury Landscapes Cheshire Law Group Loretta Witt Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission