Tues., Nov. 21 thru Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
From the hand-blown glass ornaments dangling from branches to the plainly wrapped treasures beneath, Christmas at the Mills is a site to behold! Hear the story of how Christmas cards began, why clear toy candy was so popular, and how the Pennypacker family celebrated this holiday in Victorian style! The Museum Shop is stocked with wonderful ornaments, glass icicles, gift items, clear toy candy, Wilbur Buds, and much more. Groups of 10 or more should contact the site to arrange for a group reservation.
All ages; FREE, suggested donation $2/person. Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. Closed Mondays, County Holidays and Christmas Day & Eve and New Year’s Eve & Day.