553 S. Bethlehem Pike • Fort Washington, PA 19034 • 215-646-1595 • contact us

Hope Lodge Historic Site




Saturday December 5
11am to 5pm

Enjoy the holiday spirit at Hope Lodge from 11am to 5pm on Saturday, December 5. There will be fun and festivities for the entire family. The elegant 1740s Georgian mansion will be decorated for Christmas. Musicians from the Ambler Symphony Orchestra, Upper Dublin Sophisticated Strings, and Upper Dublin High School Choir will be performing. Children will be able to send their wishes in a letter to Santa Claus. The Museum Shop will be stocked with items for that special gift.

Admission is free and there is free on-site parking.


The Friends of Hope Lodge thank all the re-enactors, sutlers, demonstrators, and volunteers who helped make the 2015 Whitemarsh Encampment a great success.

2015 Encampment Photo Contest

Directions, Hours, and Admission
Directions: Pennsylvania Turnpike exit 339 (Fort Washington). After toll, stay left and follow the road (pass a Friendly's) to end. Left onto Bethlehem Pike. Shortly after crossing beneath the highway, Hope Lodge is on your left. Click for map.
2015 Hours: 12:30 to 4pm on Sundays July 19, August 16, September 20, and October 18, with guided tours of the elegant Hope Lodge mansion offered by the Friends of Hope Lodge at 1pm and 2:30pm.


Looking for that Perfect Historic Gift?

Our gift shop has a wide range of gifts, including notecards, candles, pottery, colonial toys, children's books, site guide book, local history info, Hawthorn Pins, and more! Cash and check only. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Hope Lodge.

Hope Lodge Video

Click to watch a 16 minute video introduction to the history of Hope Lodge! If you are planning to visit, take a few minutes to get acquainted with this beautiful Georgian mansion, just outside of Philadelphia.

Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance or accommodation
should call 215-646-1595 in advance to discuss their needs.

Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Tom Wolf
Andrew E. Masich
Executive Director
James M. Vaughan