House & Garden Group Tour Information
Self-Guided GroupsWe welcome unguided groups during the open season by appointment only, Wednesday through Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Fee includes general admission:
Per person - $10.00
Pre-teen children 12 and under - Free
Due to limited parking, all coaches and buses MUST reserve in advance. See Bus and Large Van Directions to avoid low overpasses.
Guided Tours for IndividualsGuided tours for individuals feature the Chanticleer House and an introduction to the garden. These 45-minute tours are offered the first and third Friday and first and third Saturday of every month during the open season and start at 11:00 am. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Fee includes general admission with no minimum number of people:
Per person - $15.00 ($5.00 for season passholders)
• Call 610.687.4163 x 118
• Send email
• Sign up at the Entrance Desk.
Guided Tours for GroupsGuided group tours of the Chanticleer House and garden last 90 minutes and are conducted Wednesday through Friday during the open season by advance reservation.
Tours start at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. Fee includes general admission:
Per person - $20.00
Deposit and minimum tour fee - $200.00
Deposit must accompany advance reservation. The balance is due the day of the tour. Minimum tour fee is $200 regardless of the number of people on the tour.
Reservations are limited to four a day, two at 10:30am, and two at 1:30pm. See calender below for openings, to reserve an open date and time, fill out information below and someone will be in contact with you.
News & Events
Full Parking Lot
Our parking lot may fill on busy weekends and on Friday evenings and you may need to wait until there is an opening. To avoid this, come when the weather is not perfect and arrive earlier in the day. Car pooling helps!
Noted Photographers return:
Roger Foley on June 21-23 and
Allen Rokach on October 25-27.
Early Openings in 2013
The garden will open at 8:00am on Saturday July 27th, and Saturday, September 21st.
Woody Plant Conference
The conference will be held at
Scott Arboretum on Friday, July 19, 2013.
For more information see the Woody Plant Conference website.
Join Chanticleer gardener Emma Seniuk at the Paoli Library to explore vegetables and herbs. Register on the Paoli Library website.
Chanticleer In the News
High praise from the
Philadelphia Inquirer, and from London's Financial Times.
The Art of Gardening at Great Dixter
Britain's fabulous Great Dixter is holding a series of symposia on May 18-25, September 7-14, and November 2-9, 2013. Learn how to garden the Great Dixter way with Head Gardener Fergus Garrett.