Laurel Hill Goes to the Movies



Laurel Hill East

Lights, Camera, Laurel Hill!! Take a close-up look at the many ways Laurel Hill East 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. Plus learn about and visit the locations of contemporary movies filmed at Laurel Hill East!

Tour Guide: Steve Chawaga


  • $17/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)
  • $15/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID
  • $12/Members of the Friends of Laurel Hill
  • $8.50/Youth (Ages 6-12)
  • $1.90/Access Card Holders (can purchase up to 4 tickets) **
  • Free/Ages 5 and under

** Access Card + Valid Photo I.D. must be presented at check-in.

Please note – youth and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Advanced ticket purchases are strongly encouraged!


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