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Take a Tour


We welcome you and hope you visit us at the Brinton 1704 House. Built in 1704, the house is a restored Quaker home located in Chadds Ford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania USA near Dilworthtown and West Chester. The House is near routes 1 and 202 and is located about thirty-five miles southwest of the city of Philadelphia, PA. 

Hours Available For Tours

The site is open for tours on Sundays from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, May 1st through October 31st. Other times are available by appointment. We suggest contacting us for larger party tours ahead of your planned visit.

The site is closed on some holidays and private events. Please check our Event Calendar for these exceptions, and our homepage for any closures due to staffing changes.



Admission is $10.00 per adult and $5.00 per child ages 4 to 12. Members of the Brinton Association of America admission is $8.00.


Brinton 1704 House And Historic Site
21 Oakland Road
West Chester, PA 19382


Phone (please note that the office phone is not regularly monitored throughout the week - email is the best way to get into contact with us)


The Brinton 1704 House will reopen to visitors the first weekend of May, 2023, through the last weekend of October, 2023. Tours are available during regular hours (noon-4pm) on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the open season, with any changes due to staffing posted on our website. The final tour of the day will start no later than 3pm .

Tours are $10 per adult, $5 for children under 12, and $8 for members. Payment can be done online through our pre-booking service, or by cash or check at the door - we cannot process credit card payments except via our online booking service.

If you would like to tour the Brinton 1704 House but are unable to make our regular open hours, please email the Executive Director at to discuss setting up an alternative time for your visit. We cannot guarantee we will be able to accommodate all scheduling changes, but we will do our best to find a time that works for you!


 For information on upcoming programs and to stay up to date please follow us on Facebook or Instagram.


Parking for the William Brinton 1704 House is the gravel lot on the property's north side. The paved driveway  is for our tenants.

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