Belmont Mansion - Philadelphia


Experience 18th and 19th century history through the events and lives of people associated with Belmont Mansion in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA. Built in the early eighteenth century, the Mansion is one of the finest examples of Palladian architecture in the United States. The Belmont Mansion property became part of Fairmount Park in 1869, and is now an underground railroad museum open to the public for tours. Events take place in the dining room of the annex building, which is next door to main mansion, and on the outdoor porch next to the annex. Historic Belmont Mansion is not only beautiful inside but also boasts a spectacular view of Center City Philadelphia in the distance.