• Visitors Center

    Visit the Gift Shop and William Penn: Seed of a Nation Exhibit
  • Boat House

    Penn’s favorite way to travel between Philadelphia and Pennsbury Manor was by boat. This barge is a reproduction.
  • Crozier House

    Built in the 1830s on the original foundations of Penn’s House, this building was moved in the 1930s to its current location.
  • Kitchen Garden

    This type of garden was used to grow food and herbs for cooking, and plans for medicinal use.
  • Kitchen House

    Work buildings were essential for doing common 17th-century chores such as cooking, beer brewing, preserving food, processing flax, and laundry.
  • The Manor House

    The original house, build in 1683, was used by Penn to escape the noise and heat of the city, host visitors, and conduct business.
  • Mounting Block

    Steps make it easier to get on your horse.
  • Necessary

    The function of this small building is to do what is necessary.
  • Canoe

  • The Delaware River

    The river is a point of stability. Just as it now flows past Pennsbury, it did so 300 years ago.
  • Cemetery

    Phineas Pemberton, a close friend of Penn, James Harrison, the first steward at Pennsbury Manor, and other members of the Harrison and Pemberton family are buried in the cemetary.
  • Stable

    Animals have long been part of the landscape at Pennsbury Manor and were used to provide transportation, plow fields, and haul heavy loads.
  • Blacksmith’s Shop

    Blacksmiths, skilled at crafting objects our of metal, played an important role in the early years of Pennsbury Manor. The blacksmith who worked here in Penn’s time probably lived above the shop.
  • Worker’s Cottage

    This cottage represents the life of a 17th-century middle class family.

    Joyner Shop

    17th-century woodworkers called themselves carpenters or joyners. Penn hired a Dutch carpenter to work on his house in 1685.