Learn about the permanent exhibits at the Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle that bring history to life.
Visit the Fonthill Castle grounds for a lively children’s story hour featuring reading, music and more.learn more
Join Recorder of Deeds Robin Robinson, and professional genealogist Connie Ace, for an evening exploring the value of property records in historical research. Robinson will describe her efforts to rescue and preserve Bucks County’s original deed books, followed by a presentation by Ace. Q&A, light refreshments and an opportunity to examine restored deed books to follow. Purchase tickets to “Good Deeds:” Property Records and Family History Researchlearn more
Enjoy an afternoon on the grounds of the Mercer Museum for a lively children’s story hour featuring reading, music and more.learn more
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 checklearn more
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 Tourlearn more
Calling all new and returning witches and wizards! Get sorted into your houses, prepare your wands, and get ready for classes in Potions, Defense Against the Dark Arts, Care of Magical Creatures, Herbology, Quidditch and more. Come one, come all to earn (or lose) points for the House Cup! Wizard dress is highly encouraged. This summer experience connects history, science, literature and magic in a one-of-a-kind-setting at the Mercer Museum. Join us daily Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. –…learn more