We look forward to welcoming you to beautiful Andalusia Historic House, Gardens & Arboretum during our 2024 season.

Gardens Admission

Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays, April 1 to November 8, 2024 (excluding holidays)
Saturdays April 6, April 20, May 18, June 8, September 14, October 26, and November 2

Garden Hours: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm (10:00 am – 5:00 pm on Saturdays)

Stroll the spectacular formal gardens and native woodlands on a self-guided tour of the Andalusia grounds. Explore the remnants of an 1830s greenhouse and other structures that dot the 50-acre property. Take in sweeping views of the Delaware River and bring a picnic to enjoy on the lawn or under the shade of a tree.

  • $15 per person. Free for children 12 and under.
  • This ticket does not include access to the Big House.

Big House Tour plus Gardens Admission

Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays, April 1 to November 8, 2024 (excluding holidays)
Saturdays April 6, April 20, May 18, June 8, September 14, October 26, and November 2

Tour Times: 10:00 am & 1:00 pm (plus 11:30 am & 2:30 pm on Saturdays)

Discover exquisite interiors and hear stories of the family who lived at Andalusia from the 1790s to the 1970s, including Nicholas Biddle, President of the Second Bank of the United States. As a designated National Historic Landmark with a unique art collection, the Big House offers an unparalleled look into our nation’s past and an inspiring escape for visitors today.

  • $30 per person. Free for children 12 and under.
  • Tours are one hour long and start promptly at their scheduled times.
  • This ticket also includes Gardens Admission (see hours above).
  • Tours have a 12-person capacity. For larger groups, see Group Tour information below.
  • Members: Please email for free reservations.

Open Saturday Programming

Seasonal tours, workshops, and activities are offered throughout the year on Andalusia’s seven open Saturdays.

Unless otherwise noted, participation is free for Members or with purchase of a Gardens Admission or Big House Tour. Program capacity may be limited by program type, weather, or other factors. Andalusia is open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

Saturday, April 6 – Season Opener
Unfurl the picnic blanket and enjoy the gardens as they begin to bloom! Join us as we celebrate the vibrant arrival of spring!

Saturday, April 20 – Spring Wildflower Walks at 10 am & 3:30 pm
Spring forests overflow with a parade of brightly colored, beautiful wildflowers of many shapes and colors, with strange and delightful ecologies. On a walk into the wilder sections of Andalusia, naturalist Mike Weilbacher introduces you to these flowers and shares their wonderful life stories. 

Saturday, May 18 –  Container planting demonstration at 11 am
Join us for a demonstration on the fun and rewarding world of container gardening with Andalusia’s Head Gardener William Fuchs. In this session, you’ll learn the basics of selecting containers, choosing the right plants, and caring for your container garden throughout the season. 

Saturday, June 8 – Tour of the Roses at 11 am & 2 pm
Andalusia’s Rosarian Heather Schmidt will take you on a guided tour of our breathtaking rose garden. With over 100 varieties of roses in bloom, you’ll be dazzled by the colors, fragrances, and sheer beauty. Heather will share her expertise on rose care, providing insights into how she tends this stunning display.

Programming for the remaining Open Saturdays of the season (September 14, October 26, and November 2) will be announced at a future date.

Yoga in the Garden

Saturdays April 20, June 8, September 14, and October 26
9 a.m.

We’re thrilled to once again partner with Atlas Yoga and Movement to offer yoga classes before four of our open Saturdays.

Class is a one-hour Vinyasa Flow style class, suitable for all levels. Bring your own yoga mat.

  • $30 per person.
  • Fee includes admission to the gardens.
  • Access to the Big House is not included.

Champagne Garden Tours

Saturday, June 8 & Saturday, September 14
4:30 – 6:30 pm

Join us on the grand porch of the Big House, overlooking the Delaware River, for a glass of champagne and light refreshments. Horticulturalist Kristin Biddle will give a guided tour of the formal gardens, returning you to the Big House for a chance to relax or stroll the River Walk.

  • $65 per person.
  • Access to the Big House is not included with this tour.


Andalusia is open year-round, Monday through Friday, for private and group tours. Bus parking is available for large groups (up to 50 people), which are encouraged to come on Wednesdays and Thursdays. During winter months, Andalusia can only accommodate small groups (up to 12 people).

Big House Tour plus Gardens Admission

  • $30/person ($150 minimum)

Garden Admission only

  • $20/person ($100 minimum)
  • Access to the Big House is not included.


Become a friend of Andalusia. Benefits include FREE Gardens Admission and Big House Tours during public hours.


Questions about picnics or photography? Please review this important information to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable visit.


Andalusia is a hidden gem. To get the most out of your visit, we recommend checking directions ahead of time.


We have a lot to explore. Download the Andalusia site map before your visit. Printed copies are available for visitors too.

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