Laurel Hill Goes to the Movies



Laurel Hill East

Lights, Camera, Laurel Hill!! Take a close-up look at the many ways Laurel Hill is connected to the celluloid arts. Thrill to the story of the stunt man who adopted Roy Rogers’ horse! Be amazed by the founding fathers who sang and danced their way through Independence Hall in living technicolor! Celebrate the industrial film pioneer who broke down gender barriers and discover some of the great tales of the movie age.

Tour Guide: Steve Chawaga


  • $15/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)
  • $13/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID
  • $10/Members of the Friends of Laurel Hill
  • $7.50/Youth (Ages 6-12)
  • Free/Ages 5 and under

Please note – youth and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.


This tour departs from Laurel Hill East’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Information on directions and parking and visiting guidelines are linked here to better plan your visit.