Family Program
The Colonial Farm Experience

Saturday, April 24, 2021 & Sunday April 25, 2021

9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.,  2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., & 4:00 p.m.

$30 Private Group (up to 6 people)

Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in a log house? Explore the daily life of colonial farmers with Mercer Museum educators during this live, in-person education program that is fun for the whole family or homeschool pod. Learn about the well pump, colonial games and toys, churning butter, and more!

Each 45-minute session is reserved for a private family group or homeschool pod for up to 6 people. All guests 3 and older are required to wear face coverings during the program. This program is hosted in an authentic Colonial-era Log House that is not heated except by a roaring fire. Please dress warmly!

Registration for this program is required. Tickets allow discounted admission to the Mercer Museum as an add-on after your program ($10 Adult/$5 Youth, based on availability).
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.

A virtual version of this program is available here

 
 
 
 

ROLLO'S FACTS

Henry Mercer was 51 when he began building the first of his three concrete structures, his home Fonthill, 1908-1910.
Rollo's Fact 1

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Beginning Monday, March 1, 2021 the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle will be open 6 days per week, Tuesdays – Sundays from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and will be closed on Mondays. The Mercer Museum Research Library will be closed from Saturday, March 6 - Saturday, March 13, 2021 to upgrade our facilities. The library will reopen on Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
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