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Pennsbury Manor

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The tour starts off with a 15 minute orientation video which was good. The tour of the house was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wedding Vevue

Pennsbury Manor is a fantastic place to have a wedding. My God Daughter got married to her husband... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2019
West Simsbury, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour starts off with a 15 minute orientation video which was good. The tour of the house was very interesting. The house is a reconstruction. Our guide was very informative. The visitors center has an exhibit with a lot of information about William Penn....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Pennsbury Manor is a fantastic place to have a wedding. My God Daughter got married to her husband there. Not only is the outside kept up but the food and hors d’oeuvres are absolutely wonderful. I have many pictures of the weeding and family.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

This tour was very informative. We went at the 1:30 tour. The lady knew a lot of information regarding the tour. She kept it interesting for the children. I definitely plan on coming back. I learned something new! It’s very interesting to hear about William...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

This is a wonderful place to see and learn what life might have been like for William Penn and his family in colonial times. Spend a good hour viewing the indoor exhibits at the Visitor Center, another half hour watching the video, and take 1...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Anthony L
Reviewed June 8, 2019

This home is a reconstruction of the home Penn built while living in the Pennsylvania colony. It is situated along the Delaware river, and is a working farm. Visitors get a feel for life in the colony during Penn's time. The museum does a wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

If you're a Pennsylvania resident, a trip to Pennsbury Manor will help you learn your PA heritage! From his dealings with the local Indian tribes to the Declaration of Independence, your informed and engaging tour guide will teach you what was ignored in school. At...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank andrew l
Reviewed August 2, 2018

First I want to point out that the site is a reconstruction of William Penn's home and was designed and built during the Colonial Revival period, so it is hard to say whether there is much accuracy in the bulidings themselves, and in fact there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

William Penn wasn't just the first governor if Pennsylvania. He started an American movement that carried on through the signing of the Declaration of Independence. His rebuilt home and other properties are on display with three formal tours each day. We walked the grounds as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dawnfromseattle
Reviewed November 21, 2017

The reconstructed 1682 manor house and estate of William Penn founder of Pennsylvania is well worth a visit. The house is sited on its original foundations fronting on the Delaware River. Before touring the estate, we viewed the video in the visitor’s center and listing...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Harriet M
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Pennsbury Manor was the country home of William Penn. It sits on the Delaware River, about 30 mile north of Philadelphia. It was a working estate with animals, fruit trees, crops to sustain the estate. The tour of the grounds and manor house, included with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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May 3, 2018|
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Response from Trip40247901358 |
There is no air conditioning in the manor house. However, the tour does not spend the entire 1-1/2 hours in the house
March 9, 2018|
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Response from Harriet M | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about "charter" day. We were the only two people taking the tour on the day we went.
Eleanor L
November 22, 2016|
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Response from 19Wayne46_ | Reviewed this property |
There is handicapped parking and the area is generally flat for easy access, although there are steps to the second floor of the mansion.