Germantown is a neighborhood steeped in history, well known for its historical attractions and Quaker roots.

In addition to the neighborhood’s extraordinary historic houses, destinations, and museums – from the first-ever American protest against slavery to a key battle site during the American Revolution - Germantown is also home to a rich arts community and growing cultural scene.

In this eclectic district you’ll find diverse businesses supported by a vibrant community of residents, who are also some of the small business owners and who are passionate about the health, and positive growth of the community and the business district.


A Few Places of Interest

  • Pre-Revolutionary War/Colonial America Historical Sites

  • Revolutionary War Sites

  • Anti-Slavery Historical Sites

  • Civil War Sites

  • Civil Rights and Women's Rights Historical Sites

  • Museums

  • Art Galleries

  • Mural Arts


To stay up to date on events in Germantown and new businesses, follow:

Germantown United CDC on Facebook and Instagram

Historic Germantown on Facebook and Instagram

Getting Here

Within a ten-minute walk to one of three SEPTA train stations as well as nine bus routes, plus there’s plenty of parking if you’re driving in. Visit to explore travel options to Germantown.

SEPTA Train Stations with access to the business district

Chelten Avenue Station | 359 W Chelten Ave | Served by: Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail

Germantown Station | 150 E Chelten Ave | Served by: Chestnut Hill East Regional Rail

Wayne Junction Station | 2129 Windrim Ave | Served by: Airport Line, Warminster Line West Trenton Line, Lansdale/Doylestown Line, Chestnut Hill East Line, Fox Chase Line