Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion will open for              in-person tours on Saturdays beginning on June 5. Tours will be offered at Noon, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm. Reservations are required.


All of the Mansion’s docents have been vaccinated. Masks and social distancing are required at all times. Tours are limited to groups of 6.

Upcoming Virtual Tours –   May 8 and May 15 – at 1:00 pm Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is open for virtual tours via ZOOM.



Philadelphia’s Only Authentically-Restored Victorian House Museum

Enjoy live Victorian Theatre events, unique programs and workshops, or a tour of the 17-room Victorian house and gardens for a unique glimpse into our past. Our mission is to showcase Victorian-era Philadelphia through the architecture, grounds/gardens, and collections; and to educate, entertain and inspire the public through onsite educational programming, tours, theatre productions and lectures. Plan to visit the museum soon!


Our Visitors Say it Best!

Chicken Croquettes

Chicken Croquettes   Croquettes are little nuggets of ground meat or vegetables bound with eggs or a sauce, coated in breadcrumbs and then fried until golden and crunchy on the outside. The name comes from their deliciously crispy exterior; croquette is derived from the French verb croquer, or crunch. These flavorful delicacies were very popular…

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Graham Gems

Graham Gems Gems are little muffin-like cakes that were extremely popular in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Although they were most often made using graham flour, some recipes called for cornmeal, oatmeal, rice, bran, rye or buckwheat (or a combination). Most gem recipes had very few ingredients – some just required graham flour, water…

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