Notice: Fonthill Castle will be CLOSED on Saturday, August 24 for Fonthill Castle Beer Fest.
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Fonthill Castle will be closed Saturday, August 24 for Fonthill Castle Beer Fest.   The Mercer Museum will be operating on normal hours and will be open 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Fonthill Castle

Fonthill Castle Beer Fest

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Adult, Featured

Spend an end-of summer afternoon at Fonthill Castle for our Annual Beer Fest featuring high-quality drafts from local and regional breweries in a beautiful outdoor setting. Guests enjoy live music, light fare, and a commemorative beer-tasting glass. Guests must be 21 years of age or older and have a valid ID to attend. First Tap VIP Tickets Include: VIP Early Entry at 1:00 p.m. Exclusive Access to our VIP Lounge Access to Special, Limited Edition Beers Unlimited Beer Tastings Commemorative Beer-Tasting…

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NASA’s New Horizon mission has shown us the most distant objects in our solar system. What surprising findings has this mission revealed about Pluto and its faraway neighbors? Professor of Physics at Penn State Abington Ann Schmiedekamp sheds light on this pioneering topic. Purchase Tickets to NASA New Horizon’s Ultimate Destination

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Mercer Museum

The Craftery Market

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Featured

Join us and The Craftery on Saturday, September 14 at the Mercer Museum for The Craftery Market from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This modern and unique market features over 50 vendors, including carefully-curated artisan, handmade items, antique & vintage finds, fresh flowers, original art and more! Enjoy food and live music while you shop. The Craftery Market is sponsored by Covenant Bank and entrance to the market is free!

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On the morning of April 21, 1918, Manfred von Richthofen, aka the “Red Baron”, and his squadron engaged a group of British Royal Flying Corps planes over a little village in northern France. In this reenactment, David Wesley Tonkin tells the story of this fight, which ended with the death of the “Red Baron”. Tonkin provides insights into the incident and a concluding opinion in the ongoing debate: who shoot down the “Red Baron”?

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Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

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Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle will open its doors free of charge on Smithsonian Magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day. Visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday to register for free admission.

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Metalsmith Myra Mimlitsch-Gray connects her sculptural work to craft history, material culture and the decorative arts. During this evening lecture, she will illustrate her perspective on the nature of craft and unity. Tickets will go on sale before Saturday, September 7, 2019. 

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Tour the Fonthill Castle grounds off of East Court Street with experts from the Doylestown Nature Club and explore the vast array of specimen trees and their history. Meet at Fonthill Welcome Center at 9:00 a.m. Buy Tickets to the Seasonal Grounds Tour of Fonthill Castle

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Join artist and blacksmith Warren Holzman as he explores the distinctive metalwork of the Bryn Athyn Cathedral and Glencairn, two sites that house one of the most important collections of forged ornamental metal in the world. Tickets will go on sale before Saturday, September 7, 2019. 

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Mercer Museum

Treasures from the Library Vault

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Featured, Library

Join Bucks County Historical Society collections staff for an evening exploring some of the most intriguing and “hidden” items in the Mercer Museum Library.  Get an up-close look at a few of these treasures during a white glove portion of the event. Advanced tickets are highly recommended. Tickets are $10 General Admission/$5 Members and will go on sale by Friday, September 6, 2019.

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ROLLO'S FACTS

“Lucy” the horse was part of the work crew that built both Fonthill and the Mercer Museum. She hoisted the loads of mixed concrete up to workers.
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