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Mercer Museum

Pigskin Peanuts

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Exhibits

Just in time for football season, the Mercer Museum is showcasing a selection of Charles M. Schulz’s famous football-themed comic strips in a new exhibit entitled Pigskin Peanuts. This exhibit, organized and toured by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, California, features fifty Sunday and daily Peanuts comic strips featuring the sport of football and the popular characters Charlie Brown, Woodstock, Snoopy and more. The Mercer Museum will also highlight original artifacts, photography and memorabilia from…

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Mercer Museum Library Archivist Jesse Crooks explores the Bucks County Historical Society archives and document collections relating to Bucks County African American history. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.   Purchase tickets to Bucks County African American History Lecture

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Mercer Museum

Crafternoon: Will You Be Mine?

Category:
Educational, Family, Youth

Celebrate love and create Valentine’s Day crafts with Mercer Museum educators in this family-friendly drop-in session.

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Join Bucks County Historical Society collections staff for an evening exploring love-themed artifacts and documents from the vaults of the Mercer Museum Library. Examine these treasures for yourself during the white-glove portion of this program. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.   Purchase tickets to Treasures from the Library Vault

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Commemorate Presidents’ Day in the historic Log House outside of the Mercer Museum with food historian Susan Plaisted as she prepares cacao tea and hot chocolate, favorites of America’s First President George Washington. This program is outdoors, please dress warmly. 

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Mercer Museum

The ABCs of Civics

Category:
Educational, Featured

Would you like to brush up on the Constitution or how our government works? Did you know that those wishing to become U.S. citizens must pass a test of basic civics knowledge? Learn (or review!) the basics of the American system of government and put your knowledge to the test in a friendly trivia competition presented by the League of Women Voters of Bucks County. Advanced Registration is highly recommended.   Register for the ABCs of Civics 

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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in America, Patricia Troilo tells the story of Quaker Alice Paul, one of the leading suffragettes of the 20th century.

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Mercer Museum

Crafternoon: Joys of Springtime

Category:
Family, Youth

Welcome the arrival of spring and create colorful springtime crafts with Mercer Museum educators at this family-friendly drop-in session.

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Mercer Museum

Meet the Curator: Exhibit Tour

Category:
Tour

Take advantage of this after-hours tour of our new exhibit 200 Years of Bucks County Art and learn more about select paintings and artifacts showcased in the exhibit. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Purchase tickets to the Meet the Curator tour 

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Join Bucks County Historical Society collections staff for an evening exploring gardening-themed artifacts and documents from the vaults of the Mercer Museum Library. Examine these treasures for yourself during the white-glove portion of this program. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.   Purchase tickets to Treasures from the Library Vault

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ROLLO'S FACTS

Among the oldest artifacts in the Mercer Museum are a 2,000 year old whale oil lamp and Native American implements dating to 6,000-8,000 BC.
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