6401 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144- Map It
Phone: (215) 848-1777

AAA Editor Notes

Cliveden, 6401 Germantown Ave., was built 1763-67 for Pennsylvania Chief Justice Benjamin Chew. The house was damaged during the 1777 Battle of Germantown; scars from the battle remain in the walls. The mid-Georgian home is furnished with 18th- and 19th-century pieces, original Chippendale furnishings, Chinese porcelain, paintings and other decorative arts. A short film and interactive displays also are available. The grounds consist of 5.5 acres. Educational programs are offered throughout the year. Guided tours are available.
$10; $8 (students); free (ages 0-6).
Station: Upsal
Hours: Thurs.-Sun. noon-4, Apr.-Dec.; other times by appointment. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas; phone ahead to confirm schedule of other holidays. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.