Robert Fulton Birthplace


  • Robert Fulton Birthplace
  • 1932 Robert Fulton Highway (Route 222)
  • Quarryville, PA 17566


  • Primary - (717) 548-2679

In 1965, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania acquired this site from the Swift family, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has restored and furnished the house to represent its appearance during Fulton's lifetime. In addition, one area of the house contains exhibits chronicling Fulton's life and accomplishments. Don't miss the adjacent garden with historic plantings.

Visiting hours are Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends only - Saturday 11AM to 4PM, Sunday 1PM to 5PM. Open Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day as well. Other hours and group tours by appointment.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for 1 child, and $5 for 2 children. 

Photo courtesy Lancaster County Planning Commission.

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