Open By Appointment Only ~ Effective August 15, 2021

As our Summer comes to an end and our interns, Niko & Anna, finish up their time with us, we will be open for tours by appointment only (effective August 15th).  You can email us at to inquire about visiting the John Chads House or the Museum Shop at the Barn Visitors Center.


John Chads House Tours:

Children (5 - 12)  $3.00

Adults  $6.00



Upcoming 2021 Events and Programs

Brandywine River Museum Critter Sale!

Saturday, Dec 4th & Sunday, Dec 5th, 10am - 4pm


The Brandywine River Museum will be holding their annual Critter Sale at the Chadds Ford Historical Society's Barn Visitors Center this year.  Please stop by to support the River Museum and purchase some cute critters hand-made by their Critter Volunteers.



Come back soon for more details...

For 50 years the Chadds Ford Historical Society has been preserving history, providing education and serving the community. Our three 18th century houses are the central point for living history programs and education. Throughout the year we host a variety of programs including a Spring Lecture Series, Tavern Nights, Escape Brandywine and Plein Air artist Paint Out. Our family oriented events have become a community tradition. In 2021 we are pleased to host: Chadds Ford Days and the Great Pumpkin Carve.  The Society also offers educational programs, summer camps and group tours.  We invite you to visit us at our Barn Visitors Centeto view special exhibits and learn more about the Chadds Ford area.