Emlen Physick Estate

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1879 Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May's only Victorian house museum. Daily tours and special exhibits; trolley tours of the Historic District. Museum shop, … See more

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Sep 16, 2023
Enjoyed this tour of the estate guided by Kathy, a knowledgeable guide who made it come alive for us. Thanks too for a chair provided for those who wanted one, since the tour involves a lot of standi… Full review by Carrie H
Sep 7, 2023
This review is specifically for the production of Clueless that was offered this summer at the Emlen Physick estate. I tried without success to find out more about this event before I attended it, so… Full review by esa81
Apr 11, 2023
This was recommended by the volunteer at the Cape May Lighthouse. We opted not to take the trolley ride/tour combo and just walk there. It is about 2 miles from the Washington Street shops and an eas… Full review by Wendy C

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Date founded:1879

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How much does it cost for the tour and how often do they run? Also, do you have to reserve the tickets?
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The tours cost $12 per adult $8 children 3-12 years old and run hourly between 11AM-4PM, there is also a Trolley tour combo that run from the Washington Street Mall Information …
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The tours cost $12 per adult $8 children 3-12 years old and run hourly between 11AM-4PM, there is also a Trolley tour combo that run from the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street that cost $22 per adult and $12 children 3-12
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Are you allowed to take photos
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Yes taking photos is allowed, I don’t remember if there is a restriction on using your flash, but the rooms are pretty well lighted. Enjoy Cape May it’s lovely, Mike
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Is there a lot of .stairs and is it handicap equipped?
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THE EMLEN PHYSICK ESTATE The Emlen Physick Estate is located at 1048 Washington Street, Cape May. The Carriage House Visitors Center, Gallery and Cafe & Tearoom are …
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THE EMLEN PHYSICK ESTATE The Emlen Physick Estate is located at 1048 Washington Street, Cape May. The Carriage House Visitors Center, Gallery and Cafe & Tearoom are located on the Physick Estate grounds. Parking and Pathways: The pathways around the Estate are accessible, either covered with crushed clamshells or constructed of brick. There are two areas of accessible parking at the Estate. One is located adjacent to the accessible entrance to the Physick House (on the South, tennis courts, side of the building) and the other is located at the front of the main parking lot at the rear of the Estate. Ticket Sales: Tickets to the Physick Estate Tour and all other MAC tours and events can be purchased in person at the Carriage House Visitors Center, located in the accessible Carriage House. Restrooms: An accessible restroom is located in an outbuilding on the grounds (the cowshed, the second outbuilding behind the Carriage House). Carroll Gallery and Museum Shop: The Gallery and Shop are accessible. Carriage House Cafe & Tearoom: The Carriage House Café & Tearoom is accessible. For reservations, call 609-224-6064. Physick House: The first floor of the Physick House Museum is accessible through the entrance on the South side of the house. Wheelchair are accommodated. Guided tours are available. The second floor is not accessible. Programmatic Access: A DVD tour and supplemental tour information is available for those who are unable to visit the second floor of the Physick House Museum. These materials are available at the Visitors Center in the Carriage House.
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