COVID-19 Update as of December 31, 2020

Dear Friends,

Safety precautions including the wearing of masks for all staff and guests, timed-ticket entry, and limited tour sizes will remain in effect.
Mercer Museum online tickets for visits beginning on January 4, 2021 are available now.
We will be extending our Holidays at Fonthill Castle display into the month of January, and will offer new dates and times to visit our Christmas trees with online tickets for Fonthill Castle available on our website beginning Friday, January 8, 2021.  
If you are an existing ticket holder for museum admission or any of our December holiday programs, a member of our museum team has contacted you.
As always, we appreciate your support of the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle.
Should you have any questions, please email us at


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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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.