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Join Central Bucks West social studies teacher Brian Weaver and history teacher educator Lynne O’Hara as they explore the post-World War II stories of loved ones on the American home front, who faced heartbreaking decisions on the final resting places of the fallen. These stories weave together experiences of servicemen, family members, American cemeteries abroad, and the men and women who maintain those resting places today. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members/$10 Veterans. Purchase Tickets to Final Resting Place: Stories…

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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. Tickets will be on sale Monday, February 18, 2019.

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Join the Mercer Museum for an historic documentary film screening of Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II and hear the inspiring stories of an untold generation of African-American war heroes.  The film’s director, educator and historian Gregory Cooke, will conduct a Q&A after the screening. Tickets are $20 General Admission/$10 Members/$10 Veterans. Purchase Tickets to Invisible Warriors Documentary Film Screening

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Take advantage of one of three exclusive tours of our new Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy exhibit led by Vice President of Collections and Interpretation Cory Amsler. These white-glove tours showcase collections highlighted in the exhibit, most of which have never been on display. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members/$10 Veterans. Tickets on sale on Monday, February 18, 2019.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month at this special evening presentation highlighting female World War II correspondents. This courageous group of women overcame incredible odds to record the war’s history for future generations. Tickets are $10 General Admission/$5 Members/$5 Veterans. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 18, 2019.

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Margaret Montet, Information Literacy Librarian and Adjunct Faculty at Bucks County Community College, offers a multimedia presentation that is equal parts history, music and personal travelogue. Explore the influences of World War II on American culture. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members/$10 Veterans. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 18, 2019.

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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. Tickets go on sale Monday, February 18, 2019.

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Take advantage of one of three exclusive tours of our new Manufacturing Victory: The Arsenal of Democracy exhibit led by Vice President of Collections and Interpretation Cory Amsler. These white-glove tours showcase collections highlighted in the exhibit, most of which have never been on display. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members/$10 Veterans. Tickets on sale on Monday, February 18, 2019.

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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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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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