Cherry House Tours
Cape May's only private home offering tours with the owners!
The Cherry House

Tour this beautiful Federal-style house, built in 1849 by Lemuel Leaming, and named for the Cherry family of Philadelphia. Now owned by Beth and Frank Acker, the home has been lovingly restored and furnished with antiques. Each room is a treasure chest of cherished family mementos, and hand-painted murals throughout are a reflection of the owners' lives as well as the home's heritage.

Cherry House Tour (in Total)
Take a tour of this beautiful home, led by owners Frank and Beth Acker, who welcome visitors to their historic home filled with cherished family mementos, antiques, and country décor. Hand-painted murals in several rooms reflect the home’s seashore heritage. Limited capacity, so reserve early!

Tickets $10 per person ($8 for children ages 3-12)

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Cherry House Tour & Tales


A 45-minute modified version of the (in Total) Tour, with tales concerning the “other occupants” of the house woven into the presentation.  Offered Thursday afternoons in summer.  Partially accessible.  Limited to 12 people per tour.


Tickets $10 per person ($8 for children ages 3-12)

Cherry House Haunting Tales & Investigation Tour


A 45-minute tour through the Cherry House given by the owners Frank and Beth Acker who will relate stories of supernatural happenings witnessed in the house.  Tourgoers may try using EVP recorders and EMF meters as they “investigate” the presence of “other occupants” of the house.  Partially accessible. Offered Thursday evenings during summer season.  Limited to 12 people per tour.

Tickets  $10

Purchase tickets at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth at Ocean Street or at the Physick Estate at 1048 Washington St. at the Carriage House or the Hill House Office. CLICK HERE for Information Booth and Carriage House hours of operation. Hill House is open daily, 9am-5pm (except most winter weekends, when it's open Saturdays only, 9am-2:30pm).
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