Plan Your Visit

Hours of Operation

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

Parking

Free two-hour parking is available along Water Works Drive.

Admission

Free general admission to the public and Philadelphia School District student groups. The recommended donations for special group tours and student groups outside the City of Philadelphia are as follows:

  • School Groups (K-12th) – $6.00-$10.00/person
  • College/University Groups – $6.00-$10.00/person ($10.00/person after business hours)
  • Boy/Girl Scouts – $8.00/person
  • General Tours/Adults Groups – $10.00/person
  • Specialty Tours: Varied

School Groups

Feel free to complete an Educator Request Form.

Historic Fairmount Water Works Tours

For a guided tour of the historic Fairmount Water Works, please view our current offerings.

Donations

Donations to “The Fund for the Water Works” are welcome and can be made online or in person.

Accessibility

Fairmount Water Works is ADA-accessible.

Map & Directions

Upcoming Events

  1. CLOSED – THANKSGIVING

    November 23 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  2. Closed at 3pm

    November 24 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  3. Setting the Thanksgiving Water Table

    November 25 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  4. Science Saturday: “The Schuylkill River & You!”

    November 25 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  5. Science Saturday: “The Schuylkill River & You!”

    December 2 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM