National Trust Recap: “Keeping History Above Water in Annapolis”

FWW was featured in this piece on the impact of rising water levels on historic buildings.
Read more here.

Find Your Watershed

What watershed do you live, work or play in? Find out here.

About Us

We educate citizens about Philadelphia’s urban watershed – its past, present and future – and collaborate with partners to instill an appreciation for the connections between daily life and the natural environment. Learn more...

Hours of Operation

Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

We’re located at 640 Water Works Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19130. Click here to plan your visit.

The Freshwater Mussel Hatchery

Our landmark exhibition and aquatic field station, the Freshwater Mussel Hatchery, is now open to the public! Learn more here...

1_Science Happens Here (1) from Fairmount Water Works on Vimeo.

Upcoming Events

  1. Let It Snow!

    December 23 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  2. Science Saturday: “The Schuylkill River & You!”

    December 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  3. CLOSED

    December 24 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  4. Let It Snow!

    December 26 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  5. Let It Snow!

    December 27 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM