Historic Tours

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Historic Tours2019-07-03T19:08:54+00:00

Guided Historic Tours

Guided tours of Cairnwood Estate reveal the personal history of this grand Beaux Arts country house. Tour participants discover the private side of the family and its integral role in founding the Bryn Athyn community. Tours include visiting the Garden House, Main House, Chapel, the servant’s wing, and the Carriage House.

Plan your visit

  • Tours are offered Tuesday – Sunday at 11 am or by appointment
  • Reservations required: please call 215.947.2004 ex 33
  • Adults: $10; Students and Seniors: $8
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • The Estate is closed on Mondays
  • Closed for private events, call ahead for availability

For a full listing of closed dates, please refer to the Estate hours listed at:

Group Tours

Pre-booked group tours of Cairnwood can be scheduled for 10 guests or more at a discounted admission. Guests are also encouraged to enhance their visit to the Bryn Athyn Historic District by adding a guided tour at the Bryn Athyn Cathedral and Glencairn Museum. For a customized itinerary and to make a reservation contact: Lisa Parker-Adams, Director of History & Education, at lisa@cairnwood.org or 215-947-2004, ext. 31.

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Annual Holiday Exhibition

Visit Cairnwood during the month of December when the Estate is fully decorated by local florists for the holidays. Enjoy a special exhibition of period fashions worn by three generations of Cairnwood ladies displayed throughout the second and third floors. For more information: http://www.bahistoricdistrict.org/christmas-in-the-district