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Location

Ryerss Museum & Library is located at 7370 Central Avenue, in the northeast corner of Burholme Park. We are the large mansion house at the top of a hill, situated directly south of Jeanes Hospital.

 

Hours

10am – 4pm, Friday, Saturday and  Sunday

Admission

FREE – Donations welcomed

Museum Tours

Guided tours are available at 11:00 and 2:00.  Self-guided tours are available from 10:00 to 3:30.  For groups over 10 people, please contact us to schedule a tour. For visitors with children, we have a variety of fun museum scavenger hunts.

Arriving by Car

For driving or walking directions, please use this link.    There is a free parking lot behind the building.

 Arriving by Train

Take the SEPTA Fox Chase Regional Rail line to the Ryers Station, located three blocks from Ryerss Museum & Library. Walk west on Cottman Avenue, and turn right onto Central Avenue. Walk along the park and turn left at the sign for Ryerss Museum & Library.

Arriving by Bus

Take the SEPTA bus route 70 to the intersection of Cottman and Central Avenues. Walk north and turn left at the sign for the Ryerss Museum & Library. 

Accessibility

Both the museum and library are accessible to visitors with mobility impairments. There is a ramp entrance in the rear of the museum, next to the parking lot, and an elevator that reaches all floors of the building that are open to the public.

Area Attractions

Ryerss is situated in Burholme Park, a 65 acre recreational area operated by the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation. In the park there are numerous ball fields, a playground, miniature golf courses, a driving range, batting cages, and picnic areas.

Below is an interactive map of the many Restaurants in the area.  Click here for a printable pdf map of area restaurants.