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
Groups of 10 or more must schedule in advance. Call 215-685-0723 to schedule a visit.

School Groups

Feel free to complete an Educator Request Form.

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. Science Saturday – “What’s for Lunch?”

    September 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  2. Science Saturday: “The Schuylkill River & You!”

    October 7 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  3. Special River Days 2017 “We Drink the River” Drinking Water System Bus Tour

    October 14 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  4. Science Saturday: “The Schuylkill River & You!”

    October 14 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  5. Water and Food: The Art of Irrigation

    October 15 @ 1:00 PM - October 22 @ 5:00 PM