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Washington Crossing Historic Park

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Everything You Want in a Historic Site

Washington’s crossing of the Delaware river is a historical miracle set in our minds as children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lou1776
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Long Island, New York
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Every American's Responsibility to Visit

Lovely, very moving patriotic and historic place that every American SHOULD visit. The Visitor's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lana K
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Marietta, Georgia
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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...more
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1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1202
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Washington’s crossing of the Delaware river is a historical miracle set in our minds as children. Everything about the story captives a persons mind, no matter what their age, so seeing the spot of the crossing in person is just incredible. The re-enactments held really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lou1776
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely, very moving patriotic and historic place that every American SHOULD visit. The Visitor's Center is informative and interesting. Great little gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lana K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If they combine the collection from the NJ side with this visitor center, it would be an excellent stop. The collection here is small, but the facilities are great. The bathrooms are immaculate.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tosl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met up with members of our car club to do a tour of the covered bridges of bucks county. Had a great time and drive

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The visit is great to see the crossing point, and get a better idea of the river. It is also great that they have replicas of the boats. However, the rest was disappointing, wish there was a better museum and more educational opportunities.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SkiingPeach2015
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I am so glad that they have updated the museum on the park grounds. Such a noble and ominous event in the history of our country was embarked upon from these very shores. It is so nice to see an exhibit that exemplifies and amplifies...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tomj409
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Not much going on the day we visited. The center has a good film and some interesting displays. The gift shop has some good stuff, but the staff was unable to ring anything up, they were older and unclear how to ring up a simple...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sfphotocraft
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely tour by a very knowledgeable guide in costume. The towpath was so pretty here! The soldiers gravesite was a very moving. I really enjoyed myself!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Oliveseeker
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Several areas along several miles of road are worth visiting. Attractions are close to the river and a bit inland. Historic structures exist near the modern visitor’s center which serves as a small museum as well. Buildings, row boats, nice views of the river, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JimmB30
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We visited the Pennsylvania side only and as interesting as we found it the signage at the buildings has weathered and become illegible.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Esther M
23 July 2018|
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Julienne84
6 March 2018|
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Response from MollyLynne | Reviewed this property |
I do believe there are parts of the park that are handicap accessible. I would call the park directly-they do have a ranger station.
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luvnaruba
14 October 2017|
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Response from Beakertroyd | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely - the outdoor portion is very much accessible, and there's a ramp for getting into the visitor's center. The visitor's center is very much accessible, wide open spaces in the interior. Enjoy!
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