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Historic Sites
Peter Wentz FarmsteadThere is an historic site within minutes of your home, each representing a unique aspect of Montgomery County history. We invite you to walk the grounds, enjoy the period gardens, or appreciate the landscape as you experience a step back to another time period. Different time periods and themes are presented at the historic sites through a wide variety of exhibits, special events, and programs. These may be found on the web pages for each site. 

Free guided tours are available at each site year-round. Plan your trip so that you allow at least 45 minutes for this personalized view into the past. Groups of 10 or more should call for a reservation.

Tour Hours - last tours start at 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday - Saturday
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday
    1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Closed Mondays and Holidays 

Educational Programming
Both student and adult groups can arrange specialized tours and hands-on activities that correspond to each site’s unique historical perspective and resources. Fees may apply for some programs. Call each historic site for more information.

Events & Exhibits
Special events are scheduled throughout the year that will add to your experience of history. A variety of exhibits, large and small, provide a detailed look at themes related to the lifestyle of particular time periods. View our calendar for up-to-date listings.

Collections are available for research for those looking for detailed information on family genealogy, antiques, architecture, or social history. Call to schedule an appointment.

Museum Shops
Each site has special items available in their museum shops to add a period touch to your holidays, reading, crafts, toys, or gifts. Pick up something for yourself, too.

Activities & Opportunities
Volunteer Opportunities
Historic Resource Fees
Fee Structure
Guidelines and Application for Special Use Permit

Additional Resources
Historical Society of Montgomery County              
National Audubon Society
Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Valley Forge Tourism & Convention Board

John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove
Ph: 610-666-5593

Pennypacker Mills
Ph: 610-287-9349

Peter Wentz Farmstead
Ph: 610-584-5104

Pottsgrove Manor
Ph: 610-326-4014

Map of Historic Sites & Parks

PTHS January to June 2016 Calendar of Events