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Visit the Fonthill Castle grounds for a lively children’s story hour featuring reading, music and more.

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Mercer Museum

To the Moon Crafternoon

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Family, Featured

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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Join us on the grounds of Fonthill Castle to celebrate Independence Day with some old-fashioned fun. Festivities include a decorated bike parade, watermelon-eating contests, wheelbarrow and sack races, tug-of-war and live music. Food vendors will be available on-site. Tickets sold at the door by cash or check

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Fonthill Castle

Tower Tours

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Featured, Tour

During these hour-long tours, guests explore Henry Mercer’s home from basement to tower and learn more about Mercer’s creative ideas through stories and illustrated prints. These special behind-the-scenes tours offer access to areas not seen on daily tours. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways at this historic site. Tickets are $15 Adults/$10 Member Adults; $8 Youth (6-17)/$5 Member Youth. Purchase tickets to the 10:15 a.m. Tower Tour Purchase tickets to the 11:45 a.m. Tower Tour

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Hear former NASA Astronaut and retired U.S. Navy Captain Winston Scott share his inspiring stories of a career that spanned from astronaut training in Bucks County’s Naval Air Development Center to traveling to space in NASA missions. Winston Scott will conduct a Q&A and meet-and-greet following his presentation. Purchase Tickets to An Evening with Astronaut Winston Scott

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Visit the Fonthill Castle grounds for a lively children’s story hour featuring reading, music and more.

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Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions and celebrate the first moon landing of July 20, 1969 at the Mercer Museum with family activities, crafts and space-themed exploration all day long.

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The Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle and the Actors’ NET of Bucks County present two special performances of William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” a play that morphs from tragedy to Romantic Comedy, in the spectacular outdoor setting of the castle. Preferred seating: $20 General Admission/$15 Members; Lawn seating: $15 General Admission/$10 Members Purchase Tickets to August 2, 2019 Shakespeare at the Castle

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Fonthill Castle

Tower Tours

Category:
Featured, Tour

During these hour-long tours, guests explore Henry Mercer’s home from basement to tower and learn more about Mercer’s creative ideas through stories and illustrated prints. These special behind-the-scenes tours offer access to areas not seen on daily tours. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways at this historic site. Purchase tickets to the 10:15 a.m. Tower Tour Purchase tickets to the 11:45 a.m. Tower Tour

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The Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle and the Actors’ NET of Bucks County present two special performances of William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” a play that morphs from tragedy to Romantic Comedy, in the spectacular outdoor setting of the castle. Preferred seating: $20 General Admission/$15 Members; Lawn seating: $15 General Admission/$10 Members Purchase Tickets to the August 3, 2019 Shakespeare at the Castle

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