“POOL: A Social History of Segregation” to Open on World Water Day, March 22, 2022. Full statement here.

Tours

The Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center offers on-site and off-site tours that explore Philadelphia’s waterways and watersheds and our connection to them.

Tours are an excellent way to explore the natural beauty of our region, discover the fascinating history of water systems and the growth of our city, and learn about water treatment and Philadelphia’s water and sewer systems.

Photo: REFLECTION POOL – Video installation by Liz Corman of twin synchronized swimmers
Rachel and Brianna Holmes of the Santa Clara, California Aquamaid Artistic Swimming Club.
“Pool: A Social History of Segregation” (POOL) is a 4,700 square foot museum exhibition that investigates the nation’s handling of race as it relates to public pools.
Learn more about POOL here.


Interested a program for your class? Check out our Virtual Learning Programs.