Prepare for your group’s visit to the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle with a variety of education 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, bibliographies, and activity sheets, which may be photocopied for use during your museum visit.
If you are unable to download any of these materials from our website, please contact us at 215-348-9461 ext. 210 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and a packet of materials will be sent to you.
Mercer Museum Education Resources
Pre- and Post-Visit Activities:
- Log House Life
- Frontier Trading
- Simple Machines
- Simple Machines Bingo Activity
- Simple Machines Bingo Sheets
- Self-Guided Visit
- Museum Vocabulary
- Scavenger Hunt Grades K-4
- Scavenger Hunt K-4 Answer Key
- Scavenger Hunt Grades 5-8
- Scavenger Hunt 5-8 Answer Key
- Scavenger Hunt Grades 9-12
- Scavenger Hunt 9-12 Answer Key
Fonthill Castle Education Resources
Educators receive a free “pre-field trip” visit to the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle!
Educators with scheduled visits to the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle for their school group are invited to visit our museums ahead of their field trip date. Please let us know when you would like to visit by contacting us by calling 215-348-9461 ext. 210 or e-mailing email@example.com.
You may also bring along your school ID to show to our front desk, and your admission is free (an advance reservation is strongly suggested if you are visiting Fonthill Castle due to limited tour sizes).