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Education at Washington Crossing Historic Park

Washington Crossing Historic Park offers a wide variety of environmental education, interpretive, and heritage programs. Through hands-on activities, guided walks, and evening programs, participants gain appreciation, understanding, and develop a sense of stewardship toward natural and cultural resources.

Visitor Center

The newly renovated visitor center has exhibits, educational programs, park information, and a museum shop.

The 248-seat auditorium is used for speaking engagements, movies, concerts, and community gatherings. The auditorium features a copy of Emanuel Leutze’s famous painting “George Washington Crossing the Delaware.”

The Visitor Center and Museum Shop are open 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. daily.

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

Guided Tours

A discounted combination ticket for all three locations is available for $11. Tickets may be purchased at any of the three locations. For tours larger than 15 people, call 215-493-4076 to make a reservation.

Complimentary tickets are provided to active duty military personnel and children under the age of four. Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodations should call 215-493-4076.

Lower Section Historic Village

Guided tours of the historic Taylorsville Village and Visitor’s Center video are available in conjunction with tours of Bowman’s Hill Tower and the Thomson Neely House. These tours are conducted by the Friends of Washington Crossing and charge a fee. Please contact the park or visit the Friends’ website for current information on hours, fees, and availability. The rest of the park is open to the public from sunrise to sunset.

Guided tours offered every day, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Tickets cost $6.00 per person. Group tours of 15 or more are available by appointment.

The grounds are open from dawn to dusk for free, self-guided tours.

Upper Section Thomas-Neely House and Farmstead

Guided tours offered every day, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Tickets cost $6 per person. Group tours of 15 or more are available by appointment.

Bowman’s Hill Tower

Open every day, 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M., weather permitting. Please call 215-862-3166 on the day of your visit for a weather update. Tickets to the top of the tower are $6 per person.

Special Events

In cooperation with the Friends of Washington Crossing, the park presents many special events including the Christmas Day Crossing Re-enactment and rehearsal, and Market and Muster Day in September.

Explore the Calendar of Events for a listing of upcoming events.