Visitor Information

The Concord School House and Upper Burying Ground welcomes visitors who want to learn more about this site, its history, and its mission.

Second Saturday Public Openings | Special Events | Appointments and Group Tours


Important message: we are currently closed due to the City of Philadelphia's Stay at Home order. This page will be updated when more information about future events is available.

Second Saturday Public Openings

In cooperation with our partner sites in Historic Germantown, our site will be open on the second Saturday of each month, from May through October, from noon-4pm. Guided and self-guided tours are available, and no appointment is necessary.

Admission: Free, but the suggested donation is $5 for adults, $3 for children.

Opening dates for 2020: to be announced

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Special Events

Admission: Free to the public during these public events. We do request donations so that we can continue to host them. Guided and self-guided tours will be available.

Memorial Day

Site closed

Historic Germantown Juneteenth Celebration: Special Livestream performance of "The Slave Narratives: 400 Years of Resilience"

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020

Time: 10:00am

via Facebook Live. More information.

Fourth of July Celebration and Bell-ringing

Date:

Time:

Admission free.

Back to School at the Old Schoolhouse

Date: Saturday, August 22, 2020

Time: TBA

Revolutionary Germantown Festival (Germantown Battle Day)

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020

Time: Site open 11:00AM-5:00PM

Burial Ground ceremony: 2:00PM

More information on the Revolutionary Germantown Festival.

Appointments and Group Tours

Appointments and group tours may also be arranged. For information and scheduling, please contact the Program Coordinator at Historic Germantown: programs@freedomsbackyard.com.

phone: 215-844-1683.

You may also write to: info@concordschoolhouse.org.