Hours and Tours

*** Our 2014 tour season is now over, but we look forward to seeing you again in 2015! Thank you for your support and please check back soon for our new tour schedule. ***

Bartram’s Garden is free to those who wish to explore on their own from dawn to dusk, with the exception of City-observed holidays. For a more in-depth experience, guided tours are offered Thursday – Sunday, April 1 – December 6, of both the National Historic Landmark Bartram House and Garden.

2014 TOUR SEASON DATES: April 1 – December 6*


Members Adults Senior/Youth Children 2 & under
House Tour FREE $15 $12 FREE
Garden Tour FREE $10 $8 FREE


House Tours Garden Tours
Thursday 12 pm & 2 pm 1 pm & 3 pm
Friday 12 pm & 2 pm 1 pm & 3 pm
Saturday 12 pm & 2 pm 1 pm & 3 pm
Sunday 12 pm & 2 pm 1 pm & 3 pm
Monday – Wednesday Closed Closed


Tuesday 10 am to 4 pm
Wednesday 10 am to 4 pm
Thursday 10 am to 4 pm
Friday 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday 10 am to 4 pm
Monday Closed


*GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE: If you are interested in arranging a private tour for 10 or more people at any time of year, call 215-729-5281 ext. 100 or ataylor@bartramsgarden.org. Reservations are required for private tours. Please click here for more information.


Garden Etiquette: Bicycles, pets and picnicking are welcome on the grounds, except within our eight-acre c.1728 botanic garden. Pets must be leashed in accordance with City of Philadelphia ordinances.

Amenities: Several picnic tables are located on site. While we do not offer dining facilities, snacks and beverages are available in the Welcome Center during our visitor season. Click here to check out a map of other nearby restaurants in the University City area.

ADA Accessibility: ADA accessible bathrooms are available on site. We also offer wheelchairs and canes for rent by the day in our Garden Shop. Please note that only the first floor entry room of the Bartram house is wheelchair accessible.