OverviewReviewsWin PrizesLocated Nearby

Powel House
Philadelphia Top 5 in Famous Former Residences

12 Reviews
Famous Residences
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 244 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-3811
Phone: +1 215-925-2251

What people are saying:

An old building in red. There are also many luxurious things in this former residence. It is an old house for foreigners. There is a small door to enter the interior. The location of this building is also on the side of the street.

Some reviews may have been translated by Google Translate
Trip.com(12 reviews)Trip.com
TripAdvisor(24 reviews)TripAdvisor
  • Hank956
    Brownsville, Texas

    Step back in time.

    Small but exceptional home. Lots of events happened here. precolonial and colonial. The fore-fathers gathered and celebrated here. The house also served several functions throughout hist...

    Reviewed on /Date(1572742475000+0800)/
  • JerseyShoreGma
    Asbury Park, New Jersey

    George Washington partied here!

    This house has lots of history. The Powels were real political players in their time, and good friends with George & Martha. Much of the interesting history was how the house was saved from demolition...

    Reviewed on /Date(1556513872000+0800)/
  • scott r
    scott r
    Silver Spring, Maryland

    Less than you hope

    I appreciate the house was saved - it almost wasn't. that said, there is not that much to see; basically 4 rooms and the center hall. The guide did a nice job but was a little flummoxed by questions...

    Reviewed on /Date(1531059260000+0800)/
  • DeePartyofSix

    Powell House - exceptional tour

    If you're in the Society Hill area (near the Physick House), be sure to book a tour of the mid-Georgian 18th-century mansion, Powel House. We were guided through the estate by Meghan, who has an amazi...

    Reviewed on /Date(1529154809000+0800)/
  • RalphK328
    Whippany, New Jersey, USA

    Very good house tour

    We received a great tour from Meagan, one of the directors at the house. She clearly knew about the house and the history of the residents, and how they interacted with our nation's history. You will ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1528719608000+0800)/

Attractions Near Powel House

First Bank of the United States

3.9/59 Reviews
Historical Architecture
138m away

Polish American Cultural Center Museum

4.5/52 Reviews
157m away

Bishop White House

3/51 Reviews
166m away

18th Century Garden of the Independence National Historic Park

3/52 Reviews
167m away

Restaurants Near Powel House

City Tavern

4.6/515 Reviews
Western-styleFamous Restaurants
307m away

Talula's Garden

4.6/511 Reviews
Western-styleOpen Late
746m away


4.4/59 Reviews
831m away

The Dandelion

4.3/59 Reviews
Western-styleOpen Late
2.66km away

Hotels Near Powel House

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing

4.4/523 Reviews
471m away

Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City-Convention Center

4.7/546 Reviews
1.64km away

Residence Inn by Marriott Philadelphia Center City

4.3/514 Reviews
1.53km away

DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City

4.6/567 Reviews
1.50km away
Click here for more recommended attractions…
Trip.com is part of Trip.com Group Limited, one of the world's leading providers of travel services.
Brand of the Year Awards 2020, South Korea
Google Material Design Awards 2019
Asia eCommerce Awards 2019, Hong Kong