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Mercer Museum

Wizarding Camp: July 22 – 26

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Camps and Workshops

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. –…

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Have you ever wondered how important our ears are and what effects microgravity has on our balance? Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum staff explore how the ear gives us balance.

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The Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle and the Actors’ NET of Bucks County present two special performances of William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” a play that morphs from tragedy to Romantic Comedy, in the spectacular outdoor setting of the castle. Shakespeare at the Castle is SOLD OUT.

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Fonthill Castle

Tower Tours

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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. The 10:15 a.m. Tower Tour is SOLD OUT Purchase tickets to the 11:45 a.m. Tower Tour

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The Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle and the Actors’ NET of Bucks County present two special performances of William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” a play that morphs from tragedy to Romantic Comedy, in the spectacular outdoor setting of the castle. Shakespeare at the Castle is SOLD OUT.

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Mercer Museum

Wizarding Camp: August 5-9

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Camps and Workshops

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. –…

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Join the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA for a special conversation with pioneering researcher Dr. Gloria Chisum. Dr. Chisum conducted groundbreaking psychological research at Warminster’s Naval Air Development Center in the early 1960s, and later headed their environmental physiology research team. Among her many historic accomplishments was the development of cutting-edge protective eyewear for pilots operating in extreme conditions. Tickets are $15 General Admission/$10 Members and advanced registration highly recommended. Purchase Tickets to a Special Event: A Conversation with Dr. Gloria…

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Visit the Fonthill Castle grounds for a lively children’s story hour featuring reading, music and more.

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Enjoy an afternoon on the grounds of the Mercer Museum for a lively children’s story hour featuring reading, music and more.

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Take advantage of one of three exclusive tours of our new Making Astronauts: Bucks County to the Moon exhibit. Led by Bucks County Historical Society V.P. of Collections and Interpretation Cory Amsler and Johnsville Centrifuge and Science Museum President Mike Maguire, these tours showcase collections highlighted in the exhibit, most of which have never been on display. Purchase Tickets to the Meet the Curator: Exhibit Tour

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