Bishop White House Interior
Photo courtesy of NPS

The Rev. Dr. William White was a beloved rector of Christ Church and St. Peter's Church for many years. He was the first Episcopal Bishop of Pennsylvania, and lived in this house from the time it was built in 1787 until his death in 1836.

The Bishop White House is open by Park Ranger-led tour only. Free, timed tickets are available on the day of your visit at the Independence Visitor Center. Tours are limited to 10 people. Tickets are limited in quantity, and distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Closed to the Public
Open Seasonally
During Open Hours
Timed Tickets Required

wheelchair-accessibleWheelchair Accessible

service-animalsService Animals Welcome


Bishop White House

309 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States


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