Resources

Prepare for your group’s visit to the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle with a variety of educational materials, activities and resources.

Here you will find downloadable resources for your classroom to help enrich your students’ visit, including suggestions for in-class warm-ups and follow-up activities, vocabulary terms, and activity sheets, which may be photocopied for use during your museum visit.

Mercer Museum Education Resources

Pre- and Post-Visit Activities:

Mercer Museum

Special Programs

Mercer Museum Scavenger Hunts:

Grade-Level Scavenger Hunts

Specialty Scavenger Hunts 

Fonthill Castle Education Resources

For further information, please contact Karina Kowalski at kkowalski@mercermuseum.org.

ROLLO'S FACTS

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.
ROLLO'S FACTS

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• Fonthill Castle will close early on Friday, October 7, 2022 for a private event. The last tour will be held at 2:00 p.m.
• Fonthill Castle will close early on Saturday, October 8, 2022 for a private event. The last tour will be held at 2:00 p.m.
• Fonthill Castle will close early on Thursday, October 13, 2022 for a private event. The last tour will be held at 12:30 p.m.
• In preparation for our yearly fundraising event, the Mercer Museum will be closed on Friday, October 14, and Saturday, October 15, 2022.
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