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

Due to renovation at Founder’s Hall, the museum is currently closed to in-person visitation.

You can explore the museum on your own through our new virtual tour or join one of our live guided virtual tours.

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 private virtual museum tour for your group or class, or an in-person group campus tour 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 on the first floor only via a lift on the north side. To access this entrance, please contact Kathy Haas, Director of Historical Resources, in advance by email or at 215-787-4434.

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.