Explore Henry Chapman Mercer’s extraordinary dream home! Fonthill Castle tours are designed to highlight Henry Mercer’s creativity and diverse interests by showcasing the unique architecture of the castle and one-of-a-kind collections housed within the concrete structure.
Castle of Ideas (grades 3-6, max 60 students per group, 1-hr tour)
Discover the creative genius of Henry Mercer in this age-appropriate tour of his unique, artistic, and tile-embellished home.
A Concrete House (grades 6-8, max 60 students per group, 1-hr tour)
Investigate Fonthill from top to bottom! From the basement to the tower, examine the methods and materials used for building Fonthill and study the architecture of Henry Mercer’s one-of-a-kind home.
Castle Full of Treasures (grades 6-12, max 60 students per group, 1-hr tour)
Henry Mercer’s interests in history, travel, and archaeology are revealed in the design and decoration of his amazing and inspiring concrete home.
FONTHILL CASTLE ON-SITE FEES:
- Guided Tours: $5 per student
One chaperone is required for every ten students and they will receive complimentary admission. Additional adults are welcome at the regular group rate fee of $10 per person.