Plan Your Visit

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

Open Hours

Walk-in museum hours for self-guided visits are Wednesday-Friday 10-4.
Other dates/times are available by appointment.
Please note that the museum will be closed June 19 and July 4

No appointment is necessary during walk in hours, but because Girard College is an active school, all visitors must check in with security upon entering the campus.

Weekend Open Hours
Founder’s Hall will be hosting weekend museum open hours on the following dates:

Saturday, July 13, 12-4
Saturday, August 17, 12-4

You can also join us in person for one of our series of historical campus tours offered once a  month.

Group Tours

If you are interested in a  museum tour for your group or class, in person or online, please contact the Director of Historical Resources, Kathy Haas

Getting Here:

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

Because Girard College is an active school, all museum visitors must check in with Security upon arrival.

Parking is available on campus. We are also located on SEPTA Bus Routes 15 & 33 and a 1/2 mile west of the Girard Ave station on the Broad Street subway line.


Founder’s Hall is a historic structure and is wheelchair accessible only on the first floor, via an exterior wheelchair lift. Stairs are unavoidable to access the museum collections, located on the second floor, but modified presentations are available for groups.


Food and beverages are not available at Founder’s Hall, but there are many options in the neighborhood, ranging from coffee shops to fine dining.