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Fonthill Castle

Tower Tours

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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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Win a 2019 BMW X1 sDrive28i or $20,000, and support school field trip programs at the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle! Purchase a sweepstakes entry and enjoy celestial fun at the Mercer Legacy Drawing Party on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at Fonthill Castle. Each entry purchase includes one admission ticket to the Legacy Drawing Party, where you can enjoy catered refreshments, entertainment and a live auction. One additional Legacy Drawing Party ticket may be purchased per entry to the sweepstakes. Each…

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High Flying Fun for Kids of All Ages! Join the Friends of the Bucks County Historical Society at Fonthill Castle for this spectacular spring event! Learn to build and fly a kite with Clifford “The Kiteman” Quinn. Admission to the event is $5 per family, which includes a kite presentation by Mr. Quinn at 1:00  p.m. in Fonthill Castle’s tent. Bring your own kite to fly or reserve a kite to build and decorate at an additional $5 per kite! A…

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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. 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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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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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.

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Celebrate Henry Mercer’s 163rd birthday at Fonthill Castle with cake, lemonade and an appearance by “Henry Mercer and Rollo”!

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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

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. 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. Tickets available soon!

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