Welcome To Pennsbury Manor
William Penn knew what he wanted. “A country life and estate I like best for my children.” By the spring of 1683 construction was underway on Penn’s home in the country. Today, his recreated 17th century estate sits on 43 picturesque acres along the Delaware River. Come for a visit and experience colonial life at Penn’s country home. Take a guided tour, explore our award-winning exhibit, learn more about one of America’s most famous Quakers. Bring the family for a stroll down by the river and enjoy fun family activities. Experience colonial craft demonstrations and daily life as it existed 300 years ago. The past is waiting for you!
Students will take a guided tour of the Manor House and participate in two hands-on activities. School tours are given rain or shine at 10:00 am and 11:15 am throughout the year.Schedule a Tour
William Penn spent a total of 4 years in America! So what was he doing the other 70 years' of his life? When Penn was born in 1644, his homeland was in the midst of England’s Civil War.See the History