Getting to the Museum


 

Glencairn Museum
1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania 19009-0757

 

Glencairn Museum is located in the heart of Bryn Athyn, PA.

Coming from either north or south, turn west onto Cathedral Road from the stoplight on Route 232/Huntingdon Pike/Second Street Pike. There are large signs reading ‘Bryn Athyn Cathedral,’ ‘Glencairn Museum,’ and ‘Cairnwood Estate.’
 

Driving Directions

Byberry Road has height and weight restrictions. A Byberry Road bridge over the CSX-Trenton Line railroad tracks has a 3 ton weight restriction. There is a stone bridge over Byberry Road with a 9’ 7” clearance.


Via the PA Turnpike:
Take Exit 343 (old Exit 27, Willow Grove, Doylestown). Stay to the right after the toll and merge onto Route 611 North. Immediately take a sharp right at the first stoplight onto Mill Road (this becomes Warminster Rd. when it crosses York Road). Turn right at Byberry Road. After approximately 3 miles, take a right onto Route 232 South (Huntingdon Pike - also known as Second Street Pike). Turn right at the first light (Cathedral Road). The Bryn Athyn Cathedral will be on your left. At the top of the small hill turn right into the Glencairn Museum parking lot. Handicapped parking is located on the cobblestone near the entrance to the building.


From I-95:
Take the Woodhaven exit (WEST) to the very end, where you have to exit to the left (Evans). Turn right at the first light (Byberry Road). Continue on Byberry for approximately 4 miles. At Rt. 232 (Huntingdon Pike - also known as Second Street Pike) turn left. At first light, Cathedral Road, turn right. The Bryn Athyn Cathedral will be on your left. At the top of the small hill turn right into the Glencairn Museum parking lot. Handicapped parking is located on the cobblestone near the entrance to the building.


From the South via Route 611:
Take Broad Street (Route 611) North. 611 will bear right and turn from Broad Street into Old York Road. Follow Old York Road for approximately 2 ¼ miles. Turn right onto Meetinghouse Road. Follow Meetinghouse for approximately 3 miles until it meets Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike - also known as Second Street Pike). Go left on Huntingdon Pike. Continue on Route 232 for approximately 3 miles and turn left onto Cathedral Road. The Bryn Athyn Cathedral will be on your left. At the top of the small hill turn right into the Glencairn Museum parking lot. Handicapped parking is located on the cobblestone near the entrance to the building.


Via Route 1:
Take Route 1 to Route 132 West (Street Road). Take Route 132 West (Street Road) for about 4 ½ miles to Route. 232 South (Huntingdon Pike - also known as Second Street Pike). Take Huntingdon Pike for about 3 miles to Cathedral Road, the light after Byberry Road. Turn right onto Cathedral Road. The Bryn Athyn Cathedral will be on your left. At the top of the small hill turn right into the Glencairn Museum parking lot. Handicapped parking is located on the cobblestone near the entrance to the building.


From ROOSEVELT BLVD. (coming north):
Turn left from Roosevelt Blvd onto Byberry Road (at Nabisco plant). Go WEST on Byberry. At Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike - also known as Second Street Pike) turn left. Turn right at Cathedral Road. The Bryn Athyn Cathedral will be on your left. At the top of the small hill turn right into the Glencairn Museum parking lot. Handicapped parking is located on the cobblestone near the entrance to the building.

 

Public Transportation

Septa Regional Rail:
Bethayres Station on the West Trenton line is the closest train station to Glencairn Museum. The Museum is just over a mile north of the station on Huntingdon Pike. Visitors can take a bus (see below), call a car service, or walk up the hill (please note that in some areas there is a only shoulder on the road and no sidewalk. Locals do walk this regularly, however).

http://septa.org/schedules/rail/pdf/wtr.pdf

Septa Bus:
The Number 24 Septa bus stops directly in front of the Museum and across from Bryn Athyn College.

http://septa.org/schedules/bus/pdf/024.pdf

More information can be found on www.Septa.org.