Virtual Tour –
Highlights of Fonthill Castle

Virtual Program – Zoom

$10/General Admission virtual connection per household or Free/BCHS members

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New Summer Dates Coming Soon! 

Delight in the splendor of a virtual guided historic tour of Fonthill Castle in the heart of Doylestown, Bucks County, PA. These 45-minute virtual experiences feature a 30-minute recorded guided journey through Henry Chapman Mercer’s home, followed by a live virtual Q&A
conversation with one of our experienced tour guides.

Fonthill Castle is a showcase for Mercer’s renowned, handcrafted ceramic tiles designed at the height of the Arts and Crafts movement. The castle serves as an early example of reinforced concrete architecture with dozens of unique rooms and artifacts, two hundred windows, and eighteen fireplaces.

Book this one-of-a-kind virtual Zoom tour and sit back in the comfort of your own home as we take you on an historic escape through one of Bucks County’s most beloved gems.

Advance registration is required for all. Once you purchase your admission, you will receive a personalized link to this Zoom virtual program from our museum team.

ROLLO'S FACTS

There are 44 rooms in Fonthill including 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and 18 fireplaces. Completed in 1910 Fonthill boasted modern conveniences- 2 dumbwaiters, an Otis elevator, an intercom buzzer system and phones to communicate within the house.
ROLLO'S FACTS

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• Fonthill Castle will close early on Friday, October 7, 2022 for a private event. The last tour will be held at 2:00 p.m.
• Fonthill Castle will close early on Saturday, October 8, 2022 for a private event. The last tour will be held at 2:00 p.m.
• Fonthill Castle will close early on Thursday, October 13, 2022 for a private event. The last tour will be held at 12:30 p.m.
• In preparation for our yearly fundraising event, the Mercer Museum will be closed on Friday, October 14, and Saturday, October 15, 2022.
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