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Follow the industrial journey that took the United States from a nation perilously unprepared for war to a global superpower that led the Allies to victory in World War II in Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy at the Mercer Museum. This traveling exhibit from The National WWII Museum showcases inspiring stories of the Home Front’s production efforts through artifacts, photographs, oral histories, and interactive multimedia components. Accompanying this exhibit, the Mercer Museum will be displaying a sampling of its World War…

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Join Mercer Museum Library staff member Melissa Jay as she explores the sweet tales of young men and women in love as the country went about the business of war. This presentation includes a lecture, artifacts from the museum’s collection, and engaging activities. Free admission.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month at this special evening presentation highlighting female World War II correspondents. This courageous group of women overcame incredible odds to record the war’s history for future generations. Tickets are $10 General Admission/$5 Members/$5 Veterans. Buy tickets to the Reporting Pioneers: The Woman War Correspondent’s Journey. 

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Margaret Montet, Information Literacy Librarian and Adjunct Faculty at Bucks County Community College, offers a multimedia presentation that is equal parts history, music and personal travelogue. Explore the influences of World War II on American culture. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members/$10 Veterans. Buy tickets to World War II: From Home Front to Frontline.

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Take advantage of one of three exclusive tours of our new Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy exhibit led by Vice President of Collections and Interpretation Cory Amsler. These white-glove tours showcase collections highlighted in the exhibit, most of which have never been on display. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members/$10 Veterans. Buy tickets to the Meet the Curator Tour now.

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Mercer Museum

24th Annual Dolls Day Out

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Family, Youth

Children enjoy a dress-up day at the museum full of dolls and lots of fun! This day on the town includes a scrumptious tea time, a children’s doll parade, a tea etiquette session, creative crafts and activities, story hour and time to shop for doll fashions. Tickets are required for both adults and children:  $15 General Admission/$10 Member. Your ticket allows entrance to the museum any time from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m, with a reserved tea time of either 10:30…

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Mercer Museum

Wizarding Camp: July 8 -12

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Camps and Workshops

Calling all new and returning witches and wizards!   Get sorted into your houses, prepare your wands, and get ready for classes in Potions, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Care of Magical Creatures, Herbology, Quidditch and more. Come one, come all to earn (or lose) points for the House Cup! Wizard dress is highly encouraged. This summer experience connects history, science, literature and magic in a one-of-a-kind-setting at the Mercer Museum. Join us daily Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. –…

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Mercer Museum

Wizarding Camp: July 22 – 26

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Camps and Workshops

Calling all new and returning witches and wizards!   Get sorted into your houses, prepare your wands, and get ready for classes in Potions, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Care of Magical Creatures, Herbology, Quidditch and more. Come one, come all to earn (or lose) points for the House Cup! Wizard dress is highly encouraged. This summer experience connects history, science, literature and magic in a one-of-a-kind-setting at the Mercer Museum. Join us daily Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. –…

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Mercer Museum

Wizarding Camp: August 5-9

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Camps and Workshops

Calling all new and returning witches and wizards!   Get sorted into your houses, prepare your wands, and get ready for classes in Potions, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Care of Magical Creatures, Herbology, Quidditch and more. Come one, come all to earn (or lose) points for the House Cup! Wizard dress is highly encouraged. This summer experience connects history, science, literature and magic in a one-of-a-kind-setting at the Mercer Museum. Join us daily Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. –…

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All the concrete used to construct Fonthill (1908-1910) was mixed by hand!
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