Welcome to the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
Open for tours on Thursday, Friday & Saturday afternoons –

Tours offered at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15 & 3:15 p.m.

 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. Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is a proud recipient of a 2016 Sustaining Our Sites Grant from Historic Germantown! 

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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.