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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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Have you ever wondered how important our ears are and what effects microgravity has on our balance? Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum staff explore how the ear gives us balance.

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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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Join the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA for a special conversation with pioneering researcher Dr. Gloria Chisum. Dr. Chisum conducted groundbreaking psychological research at Warminster’s Naval Air Development Center in the early 1960s, and later headed their environmental physiology research team. Among her many historic accomplishments was the development of cutting-edge protective eyewear for pilots operating in extreme conditions. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members and advanced registration highly recommended. Purchase Tickets to a Special Event: A Conversation with Dr. Gloria…

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Enjoy an afternoon on the grounds of the Mercer Museum for a lively children’s story hour featuring reading, music and more.

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Take advantage of one of three exclusive tours of our new Making Astronauts: Bucks County to the Moon exhibit. Led by Bucks County Historical Society V.P. of Collections and Interpretation Cory Amsler and Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum President Mike Maguire, these tours showcase collections highlighted in the exhibit, most of which have never been on display. Purchase Tickets to the Meet the Curator: Exhibit Tour

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Children join Mercer Museum educators in this drop-in session to create space-themed crafts inspired by our major summer exhibit, Making Astronauts: Bucks County to the Moon.     Thank you to our program sponsor:

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Film buffs rejoice! Watch rarely-seen archival footage from the heyday of the Naval Air Development Center, Mercury and Gemini astronaut training and other exceptional film clips in this once-in-a-lifetime screening narrated by Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum Vice President Mark Calhoun. Purchase Tickets to a Special Film Event: From the Archives

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NASA’s New Horizon mission has shown us the most distant objects in our solar system. What surprising findings has this mission revealed about Pluto and its faraway neighbors? NASA Solar System Ambassador Ann Schmiedekamp sheds light on this pioneering topic. Purchase Tickets to NASA New Horizon’s Ultimate Destination

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