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Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

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Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in a log house? Bring the family down to the Mercer Museum for a live, in-person educational program where the whole family can explore the daily life of colonial farmers. Learn about the well pump, colonial games and toys, churning butter, and more! Each 45-minute session is reserved for a private family group with up to 6 people. All guests 3 and older are required to wear face coverings during…

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Discover the Mercer Museum’s historic core and learn more about the life of Henry Mercer in this exclusive hour with Mercer Museum staff, followed by an opportunity to explore the museum’s floors. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Limited capacity will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Buy tickets to Mercer Museum Highlights: The Magic of Central Court

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Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

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Delight in the splendor of an evening at Fonthill Castle, home of Henry Chapman Mercer and an early example of reinforced concrete architecture. Discover Mercer’s renowned ceramic tiles during these intimate 45-minute guided evening tours of the castle’s unique rooms and artifacts. Tours will be limited to 5 guests in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways at this historic site. Registration for this program is required. Tickets are…

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Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

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Delight in the splendor of an evening at Fonthill Castle, home of Henry Chapman Mercer and an early example of reinforced concrete architecture. Discover Mercer’s renowned ceramic tiles during these intimate 45-minute guided evening tours of the castle’s unique rooms and artifacts. Tours will be limited to 5 guests in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways at this historic site. Registration for this program is required. Tickets are…

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Spend an hour moving “beyond the frame,” exploring the broader history and social context of selected works featured in our 200 Years of Bucks County Art exhibit at this virtual Zoom lecture with Vice President of Collections and Interpretation Cory Amsler. Registration for this program is required. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Buy Tickets to Beyond the Frame

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Have you ever wondered about the origins of the Mercer Museum’s Research Library? In this special virtual lecture with Assistant Collections Manager Annie Halliday, celebrate American Archives Month by exploring the beginnings of the Bucks County’s Historical Society’s archival collection and learning how it moved from the Bucks County Courthouse to the Mercer Museum. Registration for this program is required. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Buy tickets to Mercer Museum Research Library: History of Our Shelves

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Discover the Mercer Museum’s historic core and learn more about the life of Henry Mercer in this exclusive hour with Mercer Museum staff, followed by an opportunity to explore the museum’s floors. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Limited capacity will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Buy tickets to Mercer Museum Highlights: The Magic of Central Court

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Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

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Featured, Tour

Delight in the splendor of an evening at Fonthill Castle, home of Henry Chapman Mercer and an early example of reinforced concrete architecture. Discover Mercer’s renowned ceramic tiles during these intimate 45-minute guided evening tours of the castle’s unique rooms and artifacts. Tours will be limited to 5 guests in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways at this historic site. Registration for this program is required. Tickets are…

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Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

Category:
Featured, Tour

Delight in the splendor of an evening at Fonthill Castle, home of Henry Chapman Mercer and an early example of reinforced concrete architecture. Discover Mercer’s renowned ceramic tiles during these intimate 45-minute guided evening tours of the castle’s unique rooms and artifacts. Tours will be limited to 5 guests in order to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways at this historic site. Registration for this program is required. Tickets are…

learn more

Spend an hour moving “beyond the frame,” exploring the broader history and social context of selected works featured in our 200 Years of Bucks County Art exhibit at this virtual Zoom lecture with Vice President of Collections and Interpretation Cory Amsler. Registration for this program is required. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Buy Tickets to Beyond the Frame

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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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