After a series of site evaluations and assessments of the Interpretive Center after Hurricane Ida, executive director Karen Young shares an update of the status of our Center and our newest exhibition POOL: A Social History of Segregation. Click here to read the full statement.

Facility Rental

We are currently closed to the public, and our facility does not lend itself to events with a dance floor or sit-down dining (such as wedding receptions, etc.). If you are looking to use the space formerly known as the Water Works Restaurant for larger, more formal events, please contact our neighbors at Cescaphe Event Group. at 215-235-5750.

For use of the outdoor grounds, please contact Philadelphia Parks & Recreation at 215-685-0060.

The neoclassical historic landmark, situated elegantly along one of the area’s major waterways, is the perfect venue for your company or organization’s next event.

The Fairmount Water Works has multiple spaces available, perfect for your next training, board meeting, retreat, or team building day.

Please Note: Our facility does not lend itself to weddings or wedding receptions. If you are looking to use the space formerly known as the Water Works Restaurant for larger, more formal events, please contact our neighbors at Cescaphe Event Group.