Welcome to the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion
Open for Tours!

Thursday, Friday & Saturday – Noon to 4 p.m. – last tour 3:15 p.m.

The Mansion will be closed on Friday, July 25, 2014

The Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion was recently named the recipient of the 2014 AASLH Award of 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.