Wyck House, Garden, and Farm

6026 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144- Map It
Phone: (215) 848-1690

AAA Editor Notes

Wyck House, Garden, and Farm, 6026 Germantown Ave., is the 2.5-acre estate that served as the home to nine generations of a prominent Quaker family who lived here 1689-1973. Tour guides show visitors through the house, which is filled with mementos and furniture offering a glimpse into American history. The grounds include a well-groomed rose garden widely recognized as the oldest rose garden growing in its original plan; a sprawling farm and woodlot; and several outbuildings, including a coach house, icehouse and smokehouse. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.
Station: Germantown
Hours: House and garden guided tours are offered Thurs.-Sat. noon-4 and by appointment, early Apr.-Sat. before Thanksgiving. Closed major holidays. Allow 2 hours minimum.