Research Library

The Mercer Museum Library is the major research center for local and family history related to Bucks County and the surrounding region. With its roots in the founding of the Bucks County Historical Society in 1880, the Library houses over 20,000 books, periodicals and pamphlets, 2,500 feet of county archives, over 800 manuscript collections, more than 12,000 images, and maps and other records that document not only local history, but the life and work of Henry Chapman Mercer and early American technology, culture and folk art.

  • Tuesday/Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

ROLLO'S FACTS

More than 60 Early American trades are represented in the Mercer Museum.
Rollo's Fact 6

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•On Sunday, May 22nd, 2022, Fonthill Castle will be closing early due to a private event. The last tour will be at 2pm.
• Effective Tuesday, March 1, 2022, face coverings are optional at our two sites. Learn more about our Covid-19 policies.
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