House & Garden Group Tour Information


Self-Guided Groups

We 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 - $12.00
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 Individuals

House and Garden Tour

Join us for a 45-minute tour featuring garden history and a walk through the first floor of the Chanticleer House. When Chanticleer is open, tours are offered on Fridays and Saturdays at 11:00am through. The cost is $5 per person plus general admission. Space is limited. To sign up for a House and Garden tour email us, or call 610.687.4163 x 143.

Garden Highlights Tour

Join a knowledgeable Chanticleer Guide for a 45-minute tour featuring seasonal highlights. Tour content varies, as the garden is dynamic and ever-changing, and is contingent on the individual guide’s preferences. Come back as many times as you would like. When Chanticleer is open, tours are offered on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:00pm. The cost is $5 per person plus general admission. Space is limited. To sign up for a Garden Highlights tour, email us, or call 610.687.4163 x 143.

Chanticleer Virtual House Tour

Take a look through the Chanticleer House and get a sense of what it was like when the Rosengartens lived in the building.

Guided Tours for Groups

Guided tours for groups are an excellent way for 10 or more guests to experience the garden and learn about Chanticleer from an experienced guide. Guided tours are $22/per person and last 90-minutes. An experienced tour guide will take the group around the garden and through the first floor of the Chanticleer House.

Reservations and advance payment are required. Please make a reservation 3–4 weeks in advance. View available tour dates on the calendar below and when you are ready to reserve your tour
complete the tour request form.

To learn more, please email us, or call 610.687.4163 x 143.

Complete the Tour Request Form

Opening Times

Wednesday - Sunday

10am - 5pm

Parking reservations required until
3pm Saturdays & Sundays; Reservations are not required Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Picnicking is permitted only in the picnic areas. We ask guests to carry out what they bring in.

End of Season

We are open until Sunday,
November 5, 2023 and reopen Wednesday,
March 27, 2024.

2023 Season Pass

Chanticleer’s 2023 Season Pass is available for purchase.
Purchase a 2023 Season Pass, good through November 5, 2023.

Early Saturdays in 2023

We open at 8:00am on October 7 and November 4.
Regular admission fees apply and parking reservations are required.

House and Garden Tours

Held every Friday and Saturday at 11am.
Learn more and register here.

Garden Highlights Tour

Held every Wednesday and Saturday at 2pm.
Learn more and register here.

News & Events

Once Upon a Garden:
Storytime at Chanticleer

Story Time will be held at 9:30am,
on October 21.
Registration is required.

24th Annual Chanticleer Lecture:
From Flowers to Vases with Frances Palmer

October 8, 2pm
Winsor Room, Radnor Memorial Library
Register here.

Chanticleer Gardeners Share Fall Workshop: Seasonal Gardening Tasks, Plant Selection, and Dividing Bulbs

October 16 & 17, 9am-4pm
Register here.

Guided Tour: Philadelphia Main Line Estates

October 18, 9:30am-3:30pm
Register here.

Perennial Plant Conference

Join the 2023 Perennial Plant Conference virtually or in-person at the
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College.
Friday, October 20, 2023.
Register now.

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All Vaccinated!

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