Cliveden

6401 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144- Map It
(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. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$10; $6 (ages 65+ and students with ID).
Hours: Thurs.-Sun. noon-4, Apr.-Dec. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.