VISIT LEMON HILL
Lemon Hill is accessible by car from Kelly Drive and by foot from the Philadelphia Art Museum and the Water Works. Tour buses, such as the Philadelphia Trolley Works (215-389-TOUR), and Bus Route 32 also serve Lemon Hill. Parking is free. Lemon Hill is not handicapped accessible.
$5 adults, $3 students and seniors (60 years and over)
April- mid December, Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Also closed Mother's Day, for the Dad Vail Regatta (May), the Head of Schuylkill Regatta (October), and when Kelly Drive is completely closed to traffic. Click here for the 2012 CLOSING SCHEDULE. Always call before coming!
Group and school tours are available year-round.
Directions to Lemon Hill
From the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76), exit at Spring Garden St. eastbound, toward the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Go around the front of the Museum, turn left (north) on Kelly Drive and go to the second light - to the seated statue of Lincoln, opposite the Waterworks. Turn right on Sedgeley Drive and make a sharp left to Lemon Hill. The mansion is at the top of the hill.
Education Director Joyce Jones, assisted by trained volunteer docents, conduct tours of the mansion.
Living History Lessons for schoolchildren are supervised by Mrs. Jones. Please call her at 215-232-4337 for an appointment or more information.
Park House Guides are available for groups of 15 or more people. Reservations are required. Call 215-684-7863.
For information on school groups please see For Elementary School Teachers.
The shop is open during regular hours and features reasonably priced gift items such as books, reproduction artifacts (e.g. children's toys, historical documents), handmade products and souvenirs.
LEMON HILL MANSION · SEDGELEY & LEMON HILL DRIVES · PHILADELPHIA, PA 19130 · 215.232.4337 · Contact Us