PLANNING YOUR VISIT
2300 North 33rd Street (GPS address)
3400 West Dauphin Street
East Fairmount Park
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Woodford is located in East Fairmount Park, near numerous cultural and historic resources.
Effective March 1st, Woodford Mansion will be open for public tours Wednesdays through Sundays. The historic house museum will be closed on Mondays, Tuesdays and major holidays.
Woodford Mansion is closed on Christmas and New Year's Eve, and Christmas and New Year's Day.
Tours: Guided tours only. The donation for a guided tour is $8 for an adult, $5 for Senior Citizens (65+) and students with a valid id and youths (13-17). Children under 12 are free.
All donations support the operation of Woodford. To schedule a special customized group tour call: (215) 229-6115.
Attractions and Restaurants Nearby: The other historic Fairmount Park houses – Strawberry Mansion, Laurel Hill, Mt Pleasant, Lemon Hill, Cedar Grove and Sweetbriar are all minutes away by car. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Boat House Row, Laurel Hill Cemetery, Shofuso- the Japanese House, and the Please Touch Museum are in close proximity as well.
There are wonderful restaurants nearby in East Falls, Boathouse Row, the Art Museum Area, and across the river in West Fairmount Park. Call (215)229-6115 for suggestions when planning your trip.
From Center City:
Travel north on Kelly Drive. At the large equestrian statue of General Grant, turn right onto Fountain Green Drive. Proceed on Fountain Green Drive. It bends right and becomes Reservoir Drive. At the stop sign by the tennis courts turn right onto Dauphin Street. Woodford will be on your left.
From the Schuylkill Expressway Westbound:
Exit at Girard Avenue. Cross the Girard Avenue Bridge and turn left at the second traffic light onto 33rd Street. Travel north on 33rd Street and turn left on to Reservoir Drive/Oxford Street. Continue on Reservoir Drive to the stop sign by the tennis courts. Turn right onto Dauphin Street. Woodford, surrounded by a white picket fence, will be on your left.
From Schuylkill Expressway Eastbound:
Exit 340A at City Avenue onto Kelly Drive (East River Drive). Follow Kelly Drive south to the large equestrian statue of General Grant. Turn left onto Fountain Green Drive. Then follow the directions above from the statue.
From Northwest of Philadelphia:
Take Rt. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard) south. Exit Kelly Drive/Ridge Avenue. Go straight crossing Ridge Avenue then make a left onto Kelly Drive. Follow Kelly Drive south to the large equestrian statue of General Grant. Turn left onto Fountain Green Drive. Then follow the directions above from the statue.
Woodford can be reached by taking SEPTA bus route 32. The bus travels on 33rd Street and stops in front of Woodford at Dauphin Street.
For more information about the Park Houses visit www.parkcharms.com or visit them on Facebook (Historic Houses of Fairmount Park)
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