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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.


Part-Time Opportunities

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:
  • Museum Educators
  • Historical Tour Guides
  • Guest Services Associates
  • Rental Events Staff
Part-time positions are $13/hour.
To apply: Email your completed application (fillable PDF) and your resume to For a printable application, click here. 

Current Job Openings

Database Manager

For general inquiries, please email


All the concrete used to construct Fonthill (1908-1910) was mixed by hand!
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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.