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“Summerville” on the River

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Formerly known as “Summerville,” Historic Strawberry Mansion was built to be a summer home along the Schuylkill River. Retreat from the heat of the city like the Founding Fathers and Mothers, and enjoy the shade and breeze today at Historic Strawberry Mansion, open Wednesdays – Sundays, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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The Strawberry Festival Returns!

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Join the East Park Revitalization Alliance, the Philadelphia Orchard Project, and Historic Strawberry Mansion for the East Park Strawberry Festival! Events include a tour of the historic mansion grounds, plus a walk around the orchards to pick the first of summer’s fruit. Plus, goats from the Philadelphia Goat Project will be visiting for walks and...

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Open Wednesdays – Sundays

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Walk our beautiful grounds and tour Fairmount Park’s biggest historic house on Wednesdays – Sundays from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is $8.00 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens, and free for children under 12, and includes a guided tour of the Mansion. Tours begin on the hour — the last tour of the day departs at 3 p.m.

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Flavors of the Season Day: Dec. 9

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Bring your appetite and culinary curiosity to the historic houses as we celebrate some of Philadelphia’s best tastes for the holidays. At Historic Strawberry Mansion, enjoy the storybook holiday decor while tasting a sampling of seasonal treats from Birchtree Catering. Participating houses include Cedar Grove, Laurel Hill Mansion, Lemon Hill Mansion,...

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Neighbor’s Day: Dec. 8

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Enjoy a day of entertainment as the historic houses showcase the many talents of the neighbors that live near and around Fairmount Park. From 11 am – 3 pm, The Underwoods will play holiday classics, Christmas carols and a little bit of R&B and soul at Historic Strawberry Mansion. Featuring Donald Underwood, Amadeus Underwood, Sadia Underwood,...

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