Contact Us

The Lower Merion Historical Society
Lower Merion Academy
506 Bryn Mawr Avenue
Box 2602
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004
phone: (610) 664-3216

The Academy is the light tan stucco building located
between the Cynwyd Elementary School and the Bala Cynwyd Middle School.

Library Hours: Wednesday Evenings, 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Saturday Afternoons, 2:00 to 4:00 pm
(Also, by appointment)

N.B. The Library is closed on major holidays and the last 2 weeks in August.

(see map)

E-mail address:


The Lower Merion Academy

The Lower Merion Academy Second Floor Plan

  Reference Room - Our library of general reference materials; a reading room with Internet access.

Archive Room - A conservation environment (a room-within-a-room) housing our primary source materials; maps, books, papers, photographs, fabrics.

File Room - Collections of pamphlets, brochures, papers, newspapers, reprints; also, a display case exhibiting some Society artifacts.

Administration Office - The administrative and computer center.


The Reference Room

The Archive Room