Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings

The President's House: Freedom and Slavery in the Making of a New Nation


Commemorates the history of the original executive mansion of Washington and Adams, including the obscured story of enslaved Africans in the house during Washington's presidency.

This attraction is on the Philly Phlash route!

The Philly Phlash is a quick, inexpensive, and easy trolley to key destinations throughout Center City. For $2 per ride (or free with select SEPTA passes), hop on and off popular stops for easy and convenient transportation to the city's most popular sites. More information >>>

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.03 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.07 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.49 miles


Facility Amenities

  • Bus Parking
  • Comp for Guides

Facility Information

  • Family Friendly

Group Information

  • Group Friendly


Facility Amenities

  • Free Admission


Hours Sun

  • 9:00am - 8:00pm

Hours Mon

  • 9:00am - 8:00pm

Hours Tue

  • 9:00am - 8:00pm

Hours Wed

  • 9:00am - 8:00pm

Hours Thurs

  • 9:00am - 8:00pm

Hours Fri

  • 9:00am - 8:00pm

Hours Sat

  • 9:00am - 8:00pm

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