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Woodford Mansion

33rd & Dauphin Streets, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19132
(215) 229-6115
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Ranked #86 of 262 Attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Architectural Buildings, Specialty Museums, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Specialty Museums, Cultural
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Feasterville, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

The GPS sent us to the wrong place but it we got directions from some baseball players & were very glad we did!! Our warm & friendly guide, Eric, is also the caretaker and his pride in the mansion & it's collection showed. He did not rush us- taking his time to fully explain the history of the home, it's... More 

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553 reviews 553 reviews
438 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My GPS really didn't me to find this delightful old mansion, but after giving the house a call, the guide on duty was able to get me there in the poring rain. Once in the house, I was so happy I had found it. The house has been well maintained and they still had the place all decorated for Christmas.... More 

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Reading, PA
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724 reviews 724 reviews
328 attraction reviews
3,287 helpful votes 3,287 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Although this mansion is open throughout the year, I would suggest trying to visit during the holiday house tour which is generally held Thursday - Sunday, the first two weeks in December. There are six Fairmount Park mansions decorated by volunteer garden clubs, who do a beautiful job. Inside the house are informative guides who provide interesting history about the... More 

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Willingboro, New Jersey
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101 reviews 101 reviews
65 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

With only one other review for Woodford Mansion, we didn't really know what to expect... but we were thrilled with what we found! We were the only ones there (on my Birthday) and the guide made it a very personal experience, showing us "behind the scenes" areas not usually part of the tour and focusing on areas of the homes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

I recently visited Woodford Mansion, one of the historic summer "country houses" that were built by Colonial Philadelphians. While it just looks like one of the many historic houses in and around Philly, it is surprising on the inside. The house has a fascinating history and every room is filled with period antiques. It is architecturally quite unique with a... More 

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