Stagecoaches & Omnibuses: Victorian Transport



Laurel Hill East

On this tour you will meet the individuals responsible for Philadelphia’s transportation innovations during the 19th century. Starting with horse travel by way of wagons, stagecoaches, and omnibuses, travel by waterways in hauled barges, and graduating to steam and electricity, this tour is rich in Philadelphia history!

Tour Guide: Jacquie Mahon

  • $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.