There are 3 Great Options for
Visiting Fonthill Castle for the Holidays

1) Fonthill Castle Daily Tours

These events have passed. Tickets for regular daily tours of Fonthill Castle are available at mercermuseum.org/buytickets.

$15 Adults/Free BCHS Members/$13 Senior (65 and up)/$10 Student/ $8 Youth (6-17)/Free Ages 5 and under

Throughout the holiday season, our daily one-hour guided tours of historic Fonthill Castle showcase Henry Mercer’s home decked out for the holidays while sharing the history of Mercer and the construction of this unbelievable property.

Fonthill Castle’s interior features Mercer’s renowned, handcrafted ceramic tiles designed at the height of the Arts and Crafts movement, and the castle serves as an early example of reinforced concrete architecture with forty-four rooms, two hundred windows, and eighteen fireplaces.

These events have passed. Tickets for regular daily tours of Fonthill Castle are available at mercermuseum.org/buytickets.

Fonthill Castle is closed:

  • Saturday, January 1, 2022 (New Year’s Day)
  • Sunday, January 2, 2022

Fonthill Castle will be closed from Monday, January 3, 2022, through Friday, January 7, 2022, to remove holiday decorations. Fonthill Castle will reopen Saturday, January 8, 2022.

* Please Note: You can search for additional dates and times by clicking “Other Dates” and “Other Times” within the ticketing platform. 


2) Holiday Lights Meander: 30-Minute “On Your Own” Timed Holiday Experience

These events have passed.

$25 Adults/$20 Member Adults/$10 Youth (6-17)/$5 Child (5 and under)

Explore the special 2021 Holiday Lights Meander route with your loved ones and spend 30 minutes gazing at the splendor of the holiday decorations of historic Fonthill Castle on your own. Our knowledgeable tour guides will be available along the holiday route to answer your questions and make this a seasonal experience to remember for the whole family.

These events have passed.

* Please Note: You can search for additional dates and times by clicking “Other Dates” and “Other Times” within the ticketing platform. 


3) Fonthill Castle Evening Tours

These events have passed.

Tour times begin at 5:00 p.m.
Last tour is at 6:45 p.m.

$25 Adults/$20 Member Adults/$10 Youth (6-17)/
$5 Child (5 and under)

Delight in the splendor of a guided historic evening tour at Fonthill Castle decked out for the holidays. Fonthill Castle was the home of Henry Chapman Mercer and an early example of reinforced concrete architecture. Discover Mercer’s renowned ceramic tiles during these intimate 45-minute guided historic tours of the castle’s unique rooms and artifacts.

These events have passed.

* Please Note: You can search for additional dates and times by clicking “Other Dates” and “Other Times” within the ticketing platform. 


For all holiday events:

Please note there are steep stairs and narrow, uneven passageways on tours of Fonthill Castle.
Please notify us if your group includes individuals with accessibility needs.
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your start time. Late arrivals may not be accommodated.

Advanced tickets are highly recommended as these holiday events sell out every year.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for a new date or time.

For a virtual look at the trees throughout Fonthill Castle, download our Tree Look Book. PDF

Holidays at Fonthill Castle has been sponsored by: 

 

                   

 

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More than 60 Early American trades are represented in the Mercer Museum.
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•On Sunday, May 22nd, 2022, Fonthill Castle will be closing early due to a private event. The last tour will be at 2pm.
• Effective Tuesday, March 1, 2022, face coverings are optional at our two sites. Learn more about our Covid-19 policies.
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