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.


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Landmarks in Lights

Tuesday, June 26, 2018
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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 Bryn Athyn 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.

No wheelchairs beyond the first floor of Cairnwood and Glencairn. No backpack-style baby carriers.

Photography for private use is permitted. No flash, tripods, selfie-sticks or videography.


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.