Visitor Information

Admission to the Rosenbach includes a guided tour through the historic house museum and a rare book library, as well as access to special exhibitions. Visitors are welcome to explore exhibitions on view at their own pace. Guided tours of the historic Rosenbach home and library are offered on the hour.


  • Adults: $10.00
  • Seniors (ages 65 & older): $8.00
  • Students & Children: $5.00
  • Children under 12: Free
  • Rosenbach Members: Free!
  • Members of AAM,ICOM, & the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program: Free

Reservations for groups of 10 or more are required.


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday:  Noon — 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: Noon — 8 p.m.
  • Thursday: Noon — 8 p.m.
  • Friday: Noon — 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon — 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon — 6 p.m.

The Rosenbach is closed on all national holidays. Please note our 2019 holiday hours: The Rosenbach will be closed on December 24-25 for Christmas and January 1 for New Year’s Day. Additionally, please note adjusted hours on Tuesday, December 31 for New Year’s Eve, the final tour will be held at 2:00 p.m.

For research appointments or queries, see our reading room hours.


Visitors with severe disabilities may be accompanied by their government-funded paid Personal Care Attendants (PCA) at no additional cost during their visit to The Rosenbach. This applies to general admission and to all ticketed programs and events, as well as individual, membership, complimentary and group sales tickets. A request for complimentary admission for a PCA should be made at the time the visitor with disabilities who will be accompanied by the PCA purchases his or her ticket. Visitors who wish to purchase advance tickets should call 215-732-1600 ext. 123 or e-mail [email protected] in advance to request a complimentary ticket for a government-funded paid PCA. These tickets must be picked up in person by the visitor and the PCA at the front desk.

The Rosenbach is wheelchair accessible at our south entrance. To access this entrance, please call 215-732-1600 ext. 0 for assistance.


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Philadelphia, PA 19103


When available, street parking is free for two hours. There are also several parking garages located on 20th Street a few blocks north, near Walnut Street and Chestnut Street.

Public Transportation

Amtrak, Regional Rail, and New Jersey Transit: The Rosenbach is a short walk or cab ride south from 30th Street Station, Suburban Station.

SEPTA: The Route 17 Bus travels 19th Street and 20th Street. Other nearby routes include: the Market-Frankford Line, the Broad Street Line, the Route 2 Bus, the Route 7 bus, and the Route 40 bus.

PATCO: The Speedline stops at 16th and Locust Street.

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