COVID-19 Update

Dear Friends,

As we monitor the daily developments of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle continue to follow best practices according to official guidelines and announce the following measures in order to safeguard our guests, volunteers and staff:


Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle Daily Admission

Monday, July 20 – Wednesday, July 22 – Members Preview Days for the Mercer Museum 

Thursday, July 23 – Public Opening for the Mercer Museum

Monday, August 3 – Public Opening for Fonthill Castle 

Operating Hours:

Open Seven Days: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

The castles will be closed every day from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. for additional midday cleaning. All guests will be asked to leave the premises between 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

All dates subject to change. All museum offerings will have limited capacity until further notice. 


Community Programs

We are exploring all options for community programming in the future.


Sharing Your Stories

We would like to hear how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting you, your family, your neighborhood, and your community.  How has your life changed? How are you spending your time? What emotions are you experiencing? What changes have you observed in your neighborhood or in others around you?  Future Bucks Countians will want to know how you coped, what you did, how you managed. This is your opportunity to tell them.

To learn more, visit


School and Group Programs

At this time, we will not be hosting school & group tours at the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle through August 2020.

This situation remains fluid as more developments around COVID-19 come out. For inquires about future group tours, please contact Dan Miller, Program Manager, Reservations & Group Tours, at


Need to Contact Us?

Please email if you have a specific question regarding any of the above and we will put you in touch with the correct staff member.

Thank you for your cooperation as we take important steps to ensure the safety of our guests and staff members.


The Mercer Museum and Fonthill annually welcome visitors from all 50 states.
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