Prepare for and enrich your group’s visit with a variety of education materials, activities and resources.

Here you will find a variety of downloadable resources for use in your classroom to help enrich your students’ visit to the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle. These include suggestions for in-class warm-up and follow-up activities, vocabulary terms, bibliographies, and activity sheets that may be photocopied for use during your museum visit. If you are unable to download any of these materials from our website, please contact our Education Department at 215-348-9461 ext. 210 or e-mail and a packet of materials will be sent to you.  Get more information on the Bucks County Commissioners Educational Field Trip Subsidy.

Mercer Museum Education Resources

Pre- and Post-Visit Activities:

Scavenger Hunts:

Exhibit Education Resources

Fonthill Castle Education Resources

Educator Services

You’re invited! Free Pre-Field Trip Visits to the Mercer Museum or Fonthill Castle!
Education-Resources-4Educators who have reserved an on-site program or tour at Mercer or Fonthill, and especially those who may be unfamiliar with our museums, are invited to visit in advance of their scheduled field trip date. Please let us know when you would like to visit by contacting us at 215-348-9461 ext. 210 or e-mail at  Or, simply bring along your school ID, show it to the receptionist, and your admission is free (an advance reservation is strongly suggested if you are visiting Fonthill Museum).


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