Interpretive Center Re-Opening Update: Our staff is working diligently to fully re-open just in time for our newest exhibit, POOL. More.

Family Programming


We are currently closed to the public, but you can read more about our signature programs below, or join our mailing list to be the first to know about our upcoming virtual programs.


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!