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Organizational Background

Located in Doylestown, Bucks County, PA, the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle, operated by the Bucks County Historical Society, are two historic concrete castles that celebrate the life and legacy of Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930), American archaeologist, anthropologist, ceramicist and scholar.     

The Mercer Museum, one of Bucks County’s premier cultural attractions and a Smithsonian affiliate, features both local and national seasonal exhibits as well as a core museum collection of over 50,000 pre-Industrial tools. This permanent collection offers visitors a unique window into pre-Industrial America and is one of the world’s most comprehensive portraits of American material culture. Fonthill Castle was home to Henry Chapman Mercer and served as a showplace for his collection of tiles and prints. Fonthill Castle features Mercer’s renowned, handcrafted ceramic tiles designed at the height of the Arts and Crafts movement.

Current Job Openings

Membership and Development Manager – Full Time


Museum Educators, Historical Tour Guides and Guest Service Representatives — Part Time

Looking for a new part-time opportunity in a truly unique setting?

Love working with people and providing top-notch guest experiences?

Want to work for a good cause?

Apply to join the team at the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle and see what fun history can be!

Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle are currently looking for part-time staff members who have a positive attitude, are team players, and enjoy serving audiences of all ages.

Possibilities include Historical and Museum Tour Guides and Guest Services Associates.
 
Part-time positions are $13/hour.
 
To apply: Email your completed application (fillable PDF) and your resume to info@mercermuseum.org. For a printable application, click here
 

 
For general inquiries, please email info@mercermuseum.org

ROLLO'S FACTS

Among the oldest artifacts in the Mercer Museum are a 2,000 year old whale oil lamp and Native American implements dating to 6,000-8,000 BC.
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Please note that Fonthill Castle will close early on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The last tour will take place at 1:30 p.m. Please see our mask recommendations here.
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