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Indulge your curiosity. Come and see what’s old and what’s new on our campus. Whether you want to tour the Stephen Girard collection, enjoy an organ recital in the Chapel, or rent a space for your next conference, Girard College is open to you. We are the campus for the city.

Tour our Historic Landmark

Founder’s Hall at Girard College is a National Historic Landmark and the home of the Stephen Girard Collection.

Founder’s Hall Visitation Hours have been suspended until further notice.

Walk-in Visitation
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
No appointment required. Free for individuals and groups up to nine people.

Group Tours By Appointment
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Weekends as Schedule Allows

Public: $12/person; Students: $5/person. School groups welcome!

To book a tour, contact Director of Historical Resources Kathy Haas at 215-787-4434.


Girard College’s campus has ample parking for visitors. Please check in with the Security Office just inside the main entrance and you will be directed to an available space.

Collections & Research

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Campus History

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Think Girard for Your Next Signature Event!

Where else in Philadelphia can you host a STEM conference in a National Historic Landmark, turn a chapel into a contemporary art exhibit, and run a basketball tournament all on the same campus?