A Philadelphia Landmark

Welcome to Girard College, one of Philadelphia’s most historic sites. Our beautiful 43-acre campus is home to the city’s only full-scholarship boarding school, a pristine museum collection from the early American period, incredible architecture including a national historic landmark, and a world-renowned pipe organ.

There are many reasons to visit Girard College, and we invite you to explore our public events and historical resources, as well as consider us for your next signature event.

Founder's Hall Museum

Founder’s Hall at Girard College is a National Historic Landmark and the home of the Stephen Girard Collection. The museum is open for public tours and our historical collections are available for use by educators and scholars.

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?

Admissions Tours

Interested in applying to attend Girard College, Philadelphia’s only full-scholarship boarding school? Follow the link below to learn more about our Admissions process.

Directions and Parking

Girard College is located in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. Our campus is accessible by public transportation on SEPTA Bus Routes 15 & 33 and we are 1/2 mile west of the Girard Ave station on the Broad Street subway line.

Parking is available on campus. Please check in with the Security Office just inside the main entrance and you will be directed to an available space.

2101 S College Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Intersection of S College Ave and Corinthian Ave

Campus Map

Plan your visit to our beautiful 43-acre campus!

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