Welcome to the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
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Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Noon to 4 p.m. – last tour 3:15 p.m.

The Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion was recently named the recipient of the 2014 AASLH Awardof Merit for its Upstairs Downstairs program! The Mansion is the only authentically-restored Victorian house museum in Philadelphia. Enjoy live Victorian Theatre events, unique programs and workshops, or a tour of the 17-room Victorian mansion and gardens for a unique glimpse into our past.

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The Mansion hosts a variety of exciting programs, including Live Theatre and Victorian-era themed workshops.  Check out our upcoming events!

About the Mansion

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is Philadelphia’s only authentically restored Victorian house museum and gardens.

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Educational programs at Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion are funded in part by The Philadelphia Cultural Fund.