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Fonthill Castle’s Escape Room

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Once Upon A Time Crafternoon

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Once Upon a Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

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Exhibits, Youth

Step inside the pages of beloved fairy tales from around the globe in this hands-on, interactive exhibit for children ages 3-10.  From an African jungle to a giant’s castle, seven fairy tales are brought to life including Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast,  Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po and Thumbelina.  Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is a collaborative effort of the St. Louis Public Library and The…

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Mercer Museum

Once Upon A Time Crafternoon

Category:
Featured, Youth

Children join Mercer Museum educators to create enchanting crafts inspired by the magical tales of *Beauty and the Beast*, *Lon Po Po*, *Thumbelina* and *The Elves and the Shoemaker* in this drop-in crafting session. Free with museum admission.

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Fonthill Castle

Tower Tour for Families

Category:
Adult, Tour, Youth

In this one-hour tour, children and parents explore Henry Mercer’s castle from basement to tower and learn about Mercer’s creative ideas through stories and prints.  This special tour travels through some areas of the castle not seen on the regular tour, including the Kitchen, Morning Room and Wind Room and takes guests up to the top terrace.  Children must be 6 or older and able to climb the steep stairs.  Space is limited. Reservations required, call 215-348-9461.

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Mercer Museum

Stories and Stuff: Once Upon A Time

Category:
Exhibits, Youth

In this creative workshop series of ten sessions guided by artist-in-residence Darcy Fair, children ages 6-12 create their own magical stories inspired by fairy tales. Sessions feature live music, read-aloud stories and imaginative play. Free series with advance registration required. Limited to 20 students. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. Note: Registering for this event is registering for all remaining sessions in the series Supported in part by the Philadelphia Arts and Education Partnership, Artist Residency Program. Register for Stories…

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Mercer Museum

Stories and Stuff: Once Upon A Time

Category:
Exhibits, Youth

In this creative workshop series of ten sessions guided by artist-in-residence Darcy Fair, children ages 6-12 create their own magical stories inspired by fairy tales. Sessions feature live music, read-aloud stories and imaginative play. Free series with advance registration required. Limited to 20 students. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. Note: Registering for this event is registering for all remaining sessions in the series Supported in part by the Philadelphia Arts and Education Partnership, Artist Residency Program. Register for Stories…

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Mercer Museum

Stories and Stuff: Once Upon A Time

Category:
Exhibits, Youth

In this creative workshop series of ten sessions guided by artist-in-residence Darcy Fair, children ages 6-12 create their own magical stories inspired by fairy tales. Sessions feature live music, read-aloud stories and imaginative play. Free series with advance registration required. Limited to 20 students. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. Note: Registering for this event is registering for all remaining sessions in the series Supported in part by the Philadelphia Arts and Education Partnership, Artist Residency Program. Register for Stories…

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Mercer Museum

Halloween Crafternoon

Category:
Youth

Design spooky Halloween-themed crafts like paper black cats, candy corn and Frankenstein and his Bride with Mercer Museum educators at this creative drop-in workshop. Free with museum admission.

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Mercer Museum

Stories and Stuff: Once Upon A Time

Category:
Exhibits, Youth

In this creative workshop series of ten sessions guided by artist-in-residence Darcy Fair, children ages 6-12 create their own magical stories inspired by fairy tales. Sessions feature live music, read-aloud stories and imaginative play. Free series with advance registration required. Limited to 20 students. Children must be accompanied by parent/caregiver. Note: Registering for this event is registering for all remaining sessions in the series Supported in part by the Philadelphia Arts and Education Partnership, Artist Residency Program. Register for Stories…

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Fonthill Castle

Tower Tour for Families

Category:
Adult, Tour, Youth

In this one-hour tour, children and parents explore Henry Mercer’s castle from basement to tower and learn about Mercer’s creative ideas through stories and prints.  This special tour travels through some areas of the castle not seen on the regular tour, including the Kitchen, Morning Room and Wind Room and takes guests up to the top terrace.  Children must be 6 or older and able to climb the steep stairs.  Space is limited. Reservations required, call 215-348-9461.

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Join Storybook Musical Theatre and the Mercer Museum for a family-friendly storytelling program featuring Cinderella.  This event features a reading of the beloved fairy tale as well as theater games and activities. Free with museum admission.

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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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