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Victorian Christmas Celebration at Pennypacker Mills

Step back into the past for the holidays

Prepping the tree for the holidays at Pennypacker Mills


Victorian Christmas Open House

Date: December 12, 2015
Time: 2 – 8 p.m.

Take a step back in time for a Victorian Christmas celebration at historic Pennypacker Milles, the 18th-century mansion used by General George Washington as temporary headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

Pennypacker Mills’ Victorian Christmas Open House features the melodic sounds of a bell choir, the hearty laugh of Santa Claus, and the beautiful sights of the holidays. Get transported into a historic holiday celebration complete with gorgeous decorations and a dining room table set for Christmas Day.

Walk through the newly restored servant area to see the working kitchen filled with holiday foods, a clear toy candy demonstration, and busy reenactors.

Afterwards, visit the museum shop for vintage-inspired gifts, ornaments, holiday candies, and more.

Holiday Tours

November 24, 2015 – January 10, 2016

Enjoy visions of the past with imported glass ornaments, children’s toys from long ago and a vintage-inspired Christmas tree in the beautifully decorated mansion, which was once the residence of Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker, the twenty-fifth Governor of Pennsylvania.

Christmas tours take approximately 45 minutes. Admission (and parking) is free, with a suggested donation of $2.


Tours run during regular business hours:
Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Pennypacker Mills is closed on Mondays and major holidays.

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5 Haldeman Road Schwenksville, PA 19473
(610) 287-9349

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