Directions & Parking

The Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle are both located in historic Doylestown, PA, approximately 45 minutes north of Philadelphia. FREE on-site parking; buses and over-size vehicles going to Fonthill see parking access information below.

Travel Directions to Mercer Museum
Follow signs to the Doylestown Cultural District
Located 1 mile from Fonthill Castle & Moravian Pottery & Tile Works
GPS address: Scout Way and Pine Street

From Montgomeryville/Route 202 North
Take Route 202 North toward Doylestown over the Route 611 bypass, past Doylestown Hospital (on left). At six-point intersection, look for and follow blue and white signs for Cultural District, turning right on Clinton Avenue. Turn left on Oakland Avenue. Cross over Route 611/Main Street (traffic light). Turn right on Pine Street. Go 2 blocks. Museum is on the right; circle around the block to parking lot and new entrance. Approximate travel time 30 minutes.

From Yardley
Route 332 North to Route 413. Route 413 North to Route 202 South. Route 202 South to Doylestown. Follow blue and white Cultural District signs. Turn left on Ashland Street. Turn left on Pine Street. Museum is on the right; circle around the block to parking lot and new entrance. Approximate travel time: 35 to 45 minutes.

From Philadelphia 1-95
1-95 North to Street Road (Route 132). Street Road West to Route 611 North. Route 611 North to Doylestown, avoiding the Route 611 bypass, take Doylestown exit on right. Follow the blue and white Cultural District signs. Follow to second traffic light; turn right on Ashland Street. Turn right on Pine Street. Museum is on right; circle around the block to parking lot and new entrance. Approximate travel time: one hour.

From PA Turnpike
Willow Grove Exit 343 to Route 611 North. Route 611 North to Doylestown, avoiding the Route 611 bypass, take Doylestown exit on right. Follow the blue and white Cultural District signs. Follow to second traffic light (Ashland Street). Turn right on Ashland Street, right on Pine Street. Museum is on right; circle around the block to parking lot and new entrance. Approximate travel time: 20 to 30 minutes.

From Allentown
Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (Route 476) South to the Quakertown Exit 44. Follow Route 663 toward Quakertown and cross Route 309 (Route 663 becomes Route 313). Follow Route 313 to Doylestown. Cross North Main Street and continue on Route 313 (Swamp Road) to Route 202. Turn right on Route 202. Follow blue and white Cultural District signs. Turn left on Ashland Street. Turn left on Pine Street. Museum is on the right; circle around the block to parking lot and new entrance. Approximate travel time: 45 minutes.

From New York City
Holland Tunnel to NJ Turnpike South. Take Exit 14 (Route 78 West). Route 78 West to 287 east to 202 South (Somerville Exit). Follow Route 202 South over toll bridge into PA past New Hope and Lahaska into Doylestown. Cross over Route 313, follow signs to Doylestown Cultural District, turn left on Ashland Street. Turn left on Pine Street. Museum is on the right; circle around block to parking lot and new entrance. Approximate travel time: 2.5 hours.

From Long Island
Route 27 (Sunrise Expressway) to Southern Belt Parkway West. Follow around Kennedy Airport, over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Expressway becomes Route 278 (Staten Island Expressway) once off the bridge. Follow to New Jersey turnpike North. Take exit 14 (Route 78 West). Follow Route 78 West to Route 202 South (Somerville Exit). Follow Route 202 South over toll bridge by New Hope and through Lahaska into Doylestown. Cross over Routh 313, turn left on Ashland Street. Turn left on Pine Street. Museum is on the right; circle around the block to parking lot and new entrance. Approximate travel time: 3.5 hours.

Parking
FREE on-site parking lot. Bus parking available.

 

Travel Directions to Fonthill Castle
Located 1 mile from the Mercer Museum
GPS address: 525 East Court Str

From Montgomeryville/202 North
Take Route 202 North toward Doylestown over the Route 611 bypass, past Doylestown Hospital (on left). At six-point intersection, take Court Street (left fork). Pass Bucks County Courthouse on left and follow East Court Street about 1 mile. Fonthill is on left at 525 East Court Street. Turn left between concrete pillars and follow tree-lined driveway to the Fonthill parking lot. Approximate travel time 30 minutes.

From Philadelphia 1-95
1-95 North to Street Road (Route 132). Street Road West to Old York Road (Route 263). Make right and follow Route 263 North to Route 313. Make left onto Route 313. At the second stoplight, make left onto East Court Street. Fonthill is the first driveway on the right at 525 East Court Street. Turn right between concrete pillars and follow tree-lined driveway to the Fonthill parking lot. Approximate travel time: one hour.

From PA Turnpike
Willow Grove Exit 343 to Route 611 North. Route 611 North to Doylestown, avoiding the Route 611 bypass, take Doylestown exit on right. Follow Main Street to Court Street. Make right onto East Court Street, follow East Court Street about 1 mile. Fonthill is the castle on the left. Turn left between concrete pillars and follow tree-lined driveway to the Fonthill parking lot. Approximate travel time: 20 to 30 minutes.

From Allentown
Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (Route 476) South to the Quakertown Exit 44. Follow Route 663 toward Quakertown and cross Route 309 (Route 663 becomes Route 313). Follow Route 313 to Doylestown. Cross North Main Street and continue on Route 313 (Swamp Road). Make right at the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (130 Swamp Rd), and follow road to the Fonthill parking lot. Approximate travel time: 45 minutes.

From New York City
Holland Tunnel to NJ Turnpike South. Take Exit 14 (Route 78 West). Route 78 West to 287 east to 202 South (Somerville Exit). Follow Route 202 South over toll bridge into PA past New Hope and Lahaska. At intersection with Route 313 (Swamp Road) make right. Follow to the next stoplight. Make left onto East Court Street. Fontill is the first driveway on the right at 525 East Court Street. Turn right between concrete pillars and follow tree-lined driveway to the Fonthill parking lot. Approximate travel time: 2.5 hours.

From Long Island
Route 27 (Sunrise Expressway) to Southern Belt Parkway West. Follow around Kennedy Airport, over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. Expressway becomes Route 278 (Staten Island Expressway) once off the bridge. Follow to New Jersey turnpike North. Take exit 14 (Route 78 West). Follow Route 78 West to Route 202 South (Somerville Exit). Follow Route 202 South over toll bridge by New Hope and through Lahaska. At intersection with Route 313 (Swamp Road) make right. Follow to the next stoplight. Make left onto East Court Street. Fonthill is the first driveway on the right at 525 East Court Street. Turn right between concrete pillars and follow tree-lined driveway to the Fonthill parking lot. Approximate travel time: 3.5 hours.

Parking
Please Note: Buses, campers and other large vehicles should not attempt to pass through the concrete pillars on Court Street to get to Fonthill. Instead proceed east on Court Street to stoplight. Make left onto Route 313 (Swamp Road). Make left at Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (130 Swamp Road) and follow road to the Fonthill parking lot. FREE parking.

 

Public Transportation: For SEPTA information go to www.septa.org
SEPTA Travel Directions to the Mercer Museum

SEPTA Regional Rail
Lansdale/Doylestown Line Station located at Clinton Avenue and Ashland Street. Follow Ashland Street East (turn left when coming out of the station then right on Ashland). Cross over Main Street. Concrete castle Museum is in front of you. Turn right on Green Street; entrance is on right off parking lot. Approximate walking time: 5 minutes.

SEPTA Bus Service
55 Bus runs from Broad and Olney to Doylestown Train Station, located at Clinton Avenue and Ashland Street. Follow directions above from train station. Approximate walking time: 5 minutes.

SEPTA Travel Directions to Fonthill

SEPTA Regional Rail
Lansdale/Doylestown Line Station located at Clinton Avenue and Ashland Street. Follow Ashland Street East (turn left when coming out of the station then right on Ashland). Cross over Route 611 (Main Street) to Pine Street. Make left on Pine Street and follow to East Court Street. Make right onto East Court Street and follow approximately 1 mile. Fonthill will be on left. Approximate walking time: 20 minutes.

SEPTA Bus Service
55 Bus runs from Broad and Olney to Doylestown Train Station, located at Clinton Avenue and Ashland Street. Follow Ashland Street East (turn right when coming out of the station). Cross over Route 611 (Main Street) to Pine Street. Make left on Pine Street and follow to East Court Street. Make right onto East Court Street and follow approximately 1 mile. Fonthill will be on left. Approximate walking time: 20 minutes.