Wyck House, Garden, and Farm

6026 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144- Map It
(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. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Free.
Hours: House and garden guided tours are offered Thurs.-Sat. noon-4, Apr.-Nov. Self-guiding tours are available Fri. noon-4, June-Nov. (during the weekly farmers market). Closed major holidays.