Admission is $8 per house per person. Children under 12 admitted free. Discounted passes available. See information below. No further discounts available. For entry, simply present your ticket at any one of the 5 participating houses. Tickets can be purchased at each house. Cash and credit card payments accepted. No reservations required.
Discounted special event day passes available for "Sounds of the Season" 12/2, "Neighbor's Day" 12/9, and "Flavors of the Season" 12/10. Price is $35 and includes entry to all 5 houses and house to house transportation via PHLASH.
Discounted day passes for Family Day (12/3) and December "Drop In" days are also available for $30 which include entry to all 5 houses.
To book a group tour of 15 or more people please contact the Group Sales Department at the Philadelphia Museum of Art at 215-684-7863 or www.philamuseum.org/groupvisits for information.
Group tours of the houses are $10 per person per house. Bus Tours of Fairmount Park also available.
Groups arrive at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to begin their tour. Museum-trained step-on guides will meet you at the West Entrance and direct your motorcoach through the park while providing information and history about Fairmount Park.
Restroom facilities are available for use inside the Museum before you depart for your tour. Please note that the restrooms at the houses are not handicap accessible and are not able to accommodate groups. Groups must provide their own transportation. INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
In the case of a cancellation due to inclement weather, buyers will be notified via email at least 24 hours before the event date start time. A notification will also be posted in the “News and Updates” section of holidaysinthepark.com and Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Full December Schedule
For a day by day schedule of all the holiday happenings at the historic houses this year, click this box for something you'll enjoy this holiday season.
Take the Philly Phlash
We are excited to announce that the Holiday Houses Loop powered by PHLASH will offer convenient shuttle service between the Historic Houses in East Fairmount Park. Utilize the Holiday Houses Loop to stay warm while traveling from house-to-house, by driving to one of the Houses and hopping on the Loop to get to the next one; or by boarding at PHLASH Stop 11 (located at the Philadelphia Museum of Art West Entrance) to travel to Fairmount Park.
The Holiday Houses Loop powered by PHLASH provides shuttle service to the following Historic Houses in East Fairmount Park: Lemon Hill Mansion, Laurel Hill Mansion, Historic Strawberry Mansion, and Woodford Mansion. The PHLASH Philadelphia Zoo & Please Touch Museum Loop provides access to Cedar Grove in West Fairmount Park. Individuals can see all five Historic Houses by transferring between the Loops at PHLASH Stop 11.
Holiday Houses Loop Schedule:
The Holiday Houses Loop will run every Thursday – Sunday, November 30 – December 17; and daily from December 26 – 31, providing service from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Holiday Houses Loop Pricing:
$2 to ride the Holiday House Loop for one day. (Available onboard only, with exact change) Children 12 and under and seniors ride FREE. SEPTA Pass and Key Card holders ride FREE. PHLASH Downtown Loop All-Day Pass holders ride FREE.
Special Service: Sounds of the Season (December 2), Neighbor’s Day (December 9), and Flavors of the Season (December 10):
The Holiday Houses Loop powered by PHLASH will provide shuttle service to all five participating houses from East Fairmount Park to West Fairmount Park on the above special event days. This dedicated house-to-house transportation is included with the $35 special event pass price.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) serves the Philadelphia region with subway-elevated, light rail, trackless trolley, bus routes, and commuter rail lines. SEPTA bus route 32 has a stop at 33rd and Dauphin St. which is just a short walk to Woodford Mansion. Check with SEPTA for other public transit options. SEPTA - (215) 580-7800