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    Exhibit: Stereographing America: A 3-D History of Stereocards

    Pennypacker Mills

    5 Haldeman Road Schwenksville PA 19473

    Tuesday March 1st 2022 to Tuesday January 31st 2023

    • Sundays

      1 PM to 3 PM

    • Tuesdays

      10 AM to 3 PM

    • Wednesdays

      10 AM to 3 PM

    • Thursdays

      10 AM to 3 PM

    • Fridays

      10 AM to 3 Pm

    • Saturdays

      10 AM to 3 PM

    Before the easy entertainment of television or videogames, people found enjoyment using a stereoscope – a device that allows the user to view a pair of separate images as a three-dimensional image!


    This exhibit features several stereoscopes and numerous stereocards from the collection of Pennypacker Mills to explain the history behind this Victorian amusement. We invite visitors to experience the ‘magical illusion’ in person! All visitors will be able to view the stereographs in 3-D by using a lorgnette which will be provided in the galleries. It will be held in the two second floor galleries and will be included on all guided tours.


    Masks required. Free, suggested donation $2/person.

    Call 610-287-9349 to pre-register for a guided tour & the exhibit. Pennypacker Mills is open year-round. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday: 1 to 4 pm. Tours take approximately 1 hour; last tour at 3 pm.

    Accessibility Information

    Accessible on first floor for tours. Ramps are available to enter the mansion. Parking closer to the mansion is available...please call the site to arrange. Public restroom is handicapped accessible. Not accessible for second floor galleries.

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