Open Season Walk-in Tours

Wyck’s Open Season runs from April through November – we close the weekend before Thanksgiving.  Walk-in hours are 12:00 – 4:00 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.  (Please arrive by 3:30 PM.)  When you arrive, please make your way to Wyck’s front door and pull the old-fashioned doorbell.  We will be right there to welcome you to Wyck.

In 2019, Wyck is open April 4 – November 16.

Periodically, Wyck needs to close for special events or maintenance reasons.   We apologize for any inconvenience.

Make it a day!..On the second Saturday of every month during Open Season, visit Wyck as well as numerous other historic sites for Second Saturdays in Historic Germantown, when all participating sites are open 12:00 – 4:00 PM.

Questions?  Want to schedule a visit at a time that we are not usually open?  Contact us at 215.848.1690 or at

The following tours must be booked in advance :

GROUP TOURS | Enjoy a private tour of Wyck, given by a knowledgeable Wyck staff person.  Click here for more information.

WINTER TOURS | From December through March, Wyck House is closed for walk-in tours; however, you may call to schedule a tour or research appointment with a Wyck staff member at a mutually agreeable day and time.

Visit our calendar to find out what’s going on at Wyck!

Wyck is a part of the Blue Star Museums Program offering FREE admission to active duty military personnel and their families between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Wyck is proud to be a member of the Greater Gardens of Philadelphia, Historic Germantown, the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), and the Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.

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Getting to Wyck

Wyck is located at 6026 Germantown Avenue (at W. Walnut Lane), in the heart of the extraordinarily historic Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia.

By Public Transportation:

SEPTA bus routes:  23, X, XH

SEPTA Regional Rail:  Chestnut Hill West line to Tulpehocken station, then a 10-15-minute walk through the beautiful Tulpehocken Station Historic District.

By Car from I-95:

• Take Route 676 west to Route 76 West and follow the directions below

By Car from Route 76 (Schuylkill Expressway):

• Take the Lincoln Drive Exit

• Cross the Schuylkill River and keep following signs to Lincoln Drive

• Wind along Lincoln Drive through the park to the first traffic light

• Turn right onto Rittenhouse Street

• Turn left at the first light onto Wissahickon Avenue

• Follow to the second traffic light, and turn right onto W. Walnut Lane

• Follow past three traffic lights (about 0.7 miles) to Wyck, on the right, at the corner of W. Walnut Lane and Germantown Avenue

By Car from the Pennsylvania Turnpike:

• Take Norristown Exit to Germantown Pike East (Route 422)

• Follow through Chestnut Hill where Germantown Pike becomes Germantown Avenue

• Follow 3 to 4 miles to Wyck at the intersection with W. Walnut Lane


There is free parking available along W. Walnut Lane, E. High Street, and the surrounding residential neighborhood.  Metered parking is available along the Germantown Avenue commercial corridor.