2017-18 Open Houses

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Homeschool Day Open House

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

$5 per person | Children 3 and under are free. No reservations necessary. Contact Christine McDonald at 267.502.2995 or email christine.mcdonald@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.

Share time with other homeschool families while enjoying exclusive access to Glencairn's Christmas exhibitions, and hunt for answers to our popular Nativity Quest and win a prize. Explore areas of the Museum that feature the Christmas story in art, and talk with our guides about the history and meaning of these scenes. Get creative with a Christmas project you can take home.


2016-2017 Open Houses

Homeschool Day

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

$5 per person; children 3 and under free.
No reservations necessary. Contact Christine McDonald at 267.502.2995 or christine.mcdonald@glencairnmuseum.org for more information.

Come enjoy exclusive access to this season’s exhibitions, World Nativities and Christmas in Pennsylvania. Participate in exhibition-based quests and win a prize, learn more about the art and history of the crèche through a special documentary viewing, engage in festive hands-on activities, and more!

Please no strollers or backpack-style child carriers.

Click here for directions to Glencairn Museum.


Landmarks in Lights

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Admission: General admission is FREE. Additional activities for a small fee (see below).

Enjoy quiet reflection as you explore the grounds of the Bryn Athyn Historic District in lights. 

Cairnwood Estate: FREE Admission to the Garden House, including exhibitions and an orientation video; self-guided house tours: $5/person.

Bryn Athyn Cathedral: FREE Admission; cell phone audio tour of the building and gardens.

Glencairn Museum: FREE Admission to the first floor, including exhibitions, an orientation video, and a free cell phone audio tour; rides to the Tower fee $5/person.

Free parking throughout the Historic District.

Given the age and construction of the buildings, some areas are not wheelchair accessible. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.