Plot Twist! Second Careers in Life



Laurel Hill East

For some residents of Laurel Hill East, one career was not enough. This tour will explore the stories of people who pursued a new path after achieving success in their initial field. Whether from minister to surgeon or butcher to circus owner, you will meet people who wound up in very different places from where they started!

Tour Guide: Marty Foley


  • $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.