Deep Rivers

How African Americans Waded through the Waters of Oppression to Achieve Greatness.

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Join us for an in-person tour! Our docents take you through the museum highlighting the lives, stories, and achievements of 19th-century Black entrepreneurs, intellectuals, and artisans with soundscapes and images. Sample a ginger cookie made from a recipe from  Fisher’s cookbook. Highlighted 19th-century heroes include Francis Johnson, John Trower, Eliza Grier, Henry Ossawa Tanner, Julian Abele, Octavius Catto, Elizabeth Keckley, and more. Tickets are available until 10:00 am on the day of the tour. 

Cost: $10

We are pleased to offer this tour free of charge to neighbors in the 19144 or 19138 zip codes; however, please do not sign up if you cannot attend. Tickets are limited to 10 for each tour. We want as many as possible to enjoy this experience.

Deep Rivers tour is offered at 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 15, 2022

Call 215-438-1861 for reservations or BUY TICKETS ONLINE