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Mercer Museum

Found, Gifted, Saved! The Mercer Museum Collects Local History

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Found, Gifted, Saved! The Mercer Museum Collects Local History displays a staggering array of artifacts collected by the Bucks County Historical Society between the years of 2000 and 2021. These objects, images, and documents help illuminate the people, history, and culture of Bucks County. The exhibit consists of a series of thematic groupings that connect diverse objects, images, and documents in a meaningful and thought-provoking way. These groupings are intended to suggest themes that range chronologically and geographically across Bucks County’s…

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Virtual Program – Zoom In this one-hour virtual multimedia program, Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle educators bring the stories of Henry Mercer and his concrete castles to life through film clips, historic archives and modern-day images. Located in Doylestown, Bucks County, PA, the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle are two historic castles that celebrate the life and legacy of Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930), American archaeologist, anthropologist, ceramicist and scholar. A live discussion following the presentation brings the magic of Henry…

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Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

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Featured, Tour

Looking for a romantic date night or a fun night out with friends? Delight in the splendor of a guided historic evening tour at Fonthill Castle. Fonthill Castle was the home of Henry Chapman Mercer and an early example of reinforced concrete architecture. Discover Mercer’s renowned ceramic tiles during these intimate 45-minute guided historic tours of the castle’s unique rooms and artifacts. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways on this tour. Please arrive 10 minutes prior…

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Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

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Featured, Tour

Looking for a romantic date night or a fun night out with friends? Delight in the splendor of a guided historic evening tour at Fonthill Castle. Fonthill Castle was the home of Henry Chapman Mercer and an early example of reinforced concrete architecture. Discover Mercer’s renowned ceramic tiles during these intimate 45-minute guided historic tours of the castle’s unique rooms and artifacts. Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways on this tour. Please arrive 10 minutes prior…

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Virtual Program – Zoom Delight in the splendor of a virtual guided historic tour of Fonthill Castle in the heart of Doylestown, Bucks County, PA. These 45-minute virtual experiences feature a 30-minute recorded guided journey through Henry Chapman Mercer’s home, followed by a live virtual Q&A conversation with one of our experienced tour guides. Fonthill Castle is a showcase for Mercer’s renowned, handcrafted ceramic tiles designed at the height of the Arts and Crafts movement. The castle serves as an…

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Virtual Program – Zoom Looking up from the heart of the Mercer Museum’s Central Court in Doylestown, PA, is an experience like no other. Artifacts hanging from rafters and objects at every turn create a most unique sensory experience. This virtual experience features a 30-minute recorded tour of the Mercer Museum’s renowned Central Court, followed by a live Q&A with one of our experienced tour guides. The Mercer Museum, one of Bucks County’s premier cultural attractions and a Smithsonian affiliate,…

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ROLLO'S FACTS

In addition to installing his own Arts and Crafts tiles in Fonthill, Henry Mercer incorporated Persian, Chinese, Spanish and Dutch tiles.
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