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Woodford Mansion

33rd & Dauphin Streets, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19132
+1 215-229-6115
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Dignified Philadelphia Historic Mansion

Take a step back into Colonial history and tour this elegant Philadelphia mansion. This was the... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2017
Tetor22
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Southampton, Pennsylvania
unique collection

For its reputation and that of Fairmount Park, Woodford Mansion is located in an unsettling area... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Sheridan S
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Chicago, Illinois
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33rd & Dauphin Streets, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19132
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Take a step back into Colonial history and tour this elegant Philadelphia mansion. This was the original home of the Coleman's; then it became home to the Loyalist and traitor Frank family. Josh, our guide, was so well-informed and articulate, that we came away with...More

Thank Tetor22
Reviewed 26 July 2016

For its reputation and that of Fairmount Park, Woodford Mansion is located in an unsettling area that is largely slum-like for want of a better description. I walked in the wrong direction initially and it was very unsettling. I finally got to Woodford and had...More

1  Thank Sheridan S
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

A beutiful mansion with a lot of history. It's a guided tour and ours happen to be very knowledgeable. The admission price is 8$ per adult wich I found reasonable. We spend a lil over an hour here. You can take pictures inside wich for...More

Thank lizakq
Reviewed 6 August 2015

This is a beautiful house furnished with many period pieces. It is the guide, Eric though who is worth his weight in gold. Knowledgeable, personable, and passionate about history, Eric kept us engaged throughout the tour and I was shocked to return to my car...More

Thank Rosa_Thorns
Reviewed 12 May 2015

We set our GPS to 33rd and Dauphin, parked free on the street, saw Fairmount park on our left, followed the signs and found this great Georgian summer house furnished in a rich collection of Queen Anne furniture, Delftware, art and other treasures. This was...More

1  Thank ANNAMARGARET B
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We visited this historic home on Saturday1/23/15 and arrived at 3:30 pm. Since they close at 4:00, we were afraid that we might not be able to take the tour . . . but we were wrong. After ringing the bell, we were greeted by...More

1  Thank ilivennj
Reviewed 15 April 2014

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...More

1  Thank Peggy C
Reviewed 24 January 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...More

1  Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 8 December 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...More

2  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 24 October 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...More

Thank 34AnneK34
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