COVID19 Update: The Interpretive Center is closed to the public until further notice. Read the latest statement here.

Family Programming

There’s so much to do at the Fairmount Water Works for the entire family! Come for some of these hands-on events, or check out the calendar for more!


The Watershed is an Open Book

photo of a woman sitting in the grass reading to the two little girls in her lap

A new natured-based literacy program for children ages 5-8 and their parents or caregivers!

Drop-In Programs for Families

Saturdays 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
May through September

Meet us at the Mussel Cart by the new Fairmount Water Works boardwalk, then come inside for fun-filled activities as we explore different aspects of the history or science of Philadelphia’s water system!