Children’s Birthday Parties

Have your child’s next birthday party in a castle! Your child can celebrate his or her special day in a party setting at either the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle.

A variety of party themes are available, but all include a personal party leader, cake, invitations, paper goods and decorations, and various craft activities, stories and games based on our museums’ intriguing collections and architecture. For more information, or to book your party, please contact us at 215-348-9461, ext. 210, or at

Mercer Museum Party Themes:

  • Birthday Tea Party
  • Ahoy Matey! Pirate Party
  • Wild Wizard Party
  • Castle Adventure Party (Limited Time ONLY)

From October 4, 2015 through January 17, 2016 we will have a special birthday party theme inspired by our LEGO Castle Adventure exhibit. The dates available for this party theme are limited – so book your child’s party today. This party includes a personal party leader, party invitations, paper goods/decorations, birthday cake, a 45 minute visit to the LEGO Castle Adventure exhibit, and a castle ornament craft activity. For more information please view the special party flyer below. (From Oct. 4, 2015-Jan. 17, 2016 we will not be booking our Mercer-themed birthday party due to spatial constraints. This theme will be available after Jan. 17, 2016) For more information about the LEGO Castle Adventure exhibit, click here.

Fonthill Castle Party Themes:

  • The Fonthill Party
  • Rollo & Friends Party

Mercer Museum Birthday Party Flyer

Fonthill Castle Birthday Party Flyer

Lego Birthday Party Flyer


There are 44 rooms in Fonthill including 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and 18 fireplaces. Completed in 1910 Fonthill boasted modern conveniences- 2 dumbwaiters, an Otis elevator, an intercom buzzer system and phones to communicate within the house.

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