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Washington Crossing Historic Park

1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1202
+1 215-493-4076
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History and Beautiful River Views

The Visitors Center is where you will find the famous painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brooklyn, New York
Historical and Fun

This is a very nice park with excellent guided tours if you want. They remodeled the visitor's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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The 500-acre Washington Crossing Historic Park (PA) hosts thousands of visitors every year, from local schoolchildren to visitors from around the world, who come to see the point from which a battered and dispirited American army launched a counterattack that reversed its long losing streak, preserving its will to fight and maintaining the revolutionary spirit that would lead to independence for the United States. But Washington Crossing Historic Park represents much more than a single event. Restored Colonial buildings in the park, such as the Thompson-Neely House and McConkey Ferry Inn, give many clues about living conditions during the Revolutionary era. Later, homes and shops reveal how 19th-century rural Pennsylvanians lived and worked. Among them are the home of a prosperous merchant, a village general store, and homes for skilled artisans. The park also contains Bowman's Hill Tower, Revolutionary War soldiers' graves, stone memorials, picnic pavilions and historic collections.
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1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1202
+1 215-493-4076

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Visitors Center is where you will find the famous painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware. You can wander the grounds for free, and enjoy the lovely river setting and exterior of the buildings on the property, but in my opinion it's best to take...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice park with excellent guided tours if you want. They remodeled the visitor's center with a Colonial attraction inside and a nice gift store. You can bring your dog! And we did. Great view of New Jersey overlooking the Delaware river....More

Thank BillD5853338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This part of your Washington Crossing adventure is in Pennsylvania in Bucks County. The place is a mixture of natural beauty and history. Guided tours are $6 but you can visit the outdoors for free. We especially enjoyed Bowman's Hill tower. There are a few...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice park to stroll and a historic backgroud to it. Well the museum was closed and the public toilets needed some cleaning as well

Thank Yalim A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only thing they could do is have more signs that gives more details of that day. It was FREE and I love history so it was worth it TO ME. The visitor center has stuff in it but nothing spectacular. If you want you...More

Thank jakeS55
Reviewed 3 July 2017

North of Washington, Crossing PA about 6 miles and about two miles south of New Hope, PA is more of Washington Crossing park. Across the road is the wildflower preserve at the intersection of River Road and Aquetong Road. Go to the Thompson-Neeley section of...More

1  Thank Traveler0013
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Get on the tour it is worth it. Lived here 15 years and visited the park many times, but taking the tour gave us the chance to see many things that are closed to outsiders.

1  Thank sararayaltieri
Reviewed 18 June 2017

There's little of value honoring the Battle of Trenton, a battle that might have saved the revolution, actually in Trenton. There are some historic buildings, a very nice visitors center, and a well maintained grounds. There's some good signage to explain things. If you want...More

Thank TennisBum P
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We had to ride around for a few minutes to be sure where we wanted to be and it is right on the road. It needs better markings. It ,to me, is a top historic spot and seems to be a work in progress. I...More

Thank tallahatchietom
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place along the Delaware River lots to see! Very historical beautiful landscapes. Lots of buildings from the past and history of how things were done back then.

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30 November 2016|
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Response from Emily W | Property representative |
Great question! First, the bridge is not closed for the December 11 crossing, just on Christmas Day. To be completely honest, we're not sure how well you can hear it. We place speakers on the PA side of the river only, so it... More
4 May 2016|
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Response from 773cassie | Reviewed this property |
I believe the tour is for the PA side of Washington Crossing Park. You would only need 45 minutes for that. There is some things on the other side of the river, which consists of the park, the visitor center and the... More
22 December 2015|
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Response from M-F_Trackers | Reviewed this property |
If you go to Washington Crossing historic park web site and click on events it will provide you with all the info you need. Crossing is at 1pm