Tours of the Ryerss Museum and Library are free and open to the public Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum galleries are located on the first and second floors. Also of interest is the family gallery on the first floor. For book and history lovers you can make an appointment to visit the archives and view Robert Ryerss private collection of books dating back two centuries.
The library is located on the second floor and offers a eclectic collection of books for lending and has an outstanding children’s section. There is ample parking and Ryerss and Burholme Park are only a few blocks from the Ryers Station on the Fox Chase Line and the SEPTA 24 bus stops nearby. To learn more about the Ryerss family and their impact on Philadelphia and the world please read: Robert W. Ryerss – The Legacy
POETS ON THE PORCH – 2015 Festival will be held on July 11th @ 1 p.m.
You can view more photographs of Ryerss Museum and Library at this link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157646510301296
Make a day of it at Burholme Park while visiting Ryerss Museum and Library with the kids at the playground, a lazy afternoon picnic or hiking the West Woodlands. In addition there is a great miniature golf course, batting cages and arcade at the foot of Burholme hill.
You can view more photographs of Burholme Park, Ryerss Museum and the West Woodlands at these links:
Burholme Park: https://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157602669224015 and https://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157649581429746
West Woodlands: https://www.flickr.com/photos/12065560@N04/sets/72157646118096500
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