Gift Shops

Fonthill Castle Gift Shop

After experiencing the wonders of Henry Mercer’s castle-home, spend some time in the gift shop. Souvenirs to remind you of your visit, tiles and pottery, hand made by local ceramist and other items focused on Fonthill’s collection and story are all available. In addition the shop offers a variety of books about Henry Mercer, his interests and passions and the Arts and Crafts movement are available.

There is no admission fee to visit the Shop. Members of the Bucks County Historical Society receive a 10% discount on Shop purchases. All proceeds directly support the interpretive and educational programs at Fonthill Castle. For more information about the Shop call 215-348-9461, ext. 0.

 

The Mercer Museum Shop; photo credit Allure West
The Mercer Museum Shop; photo credit Allure West

Mercer Museum Gift Shop

OPEN Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5:00 pm
OPEN Sunday noon – 5:00 pm

A visit to the Mercer Museum isn’t complete without experiencing the many treasures in the Museum Shop. Specialty items selected from artisans whose works exemplify pride in craftsmanship, focus on the Museum’s collection. The Shop is filled with hand-crafted Pennsylvania redware, salt-glazed stoneware, hand-blown glassware, miniature quilts, jewelry and handmade Bucks County tiles exclusively from the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. To delight children, there are toys inspired from the past that continue to bring hours of creative and imaginative fun: handmade marbles, kits, and many more classic American toys.

Jamestown glassware
Jamestown glassware

Bucks County Historical Society publications, as well as a selection of books relating to the Museum’s collection and those of regional interest are also available for your enjoyment. See the Publications list below.

The Shop is located within the lobby of the Museum entrance. There is no admission fee to visit the Shop.

Members of the Bucks County Historical Society receive a 10-percent discount on Museum Shop purchases. All proceeds directly support the Society’s education programs of the Mercer Museum. For information about the Shop and BCHS publications, please e-mail museumshop@mercermuseum.org or call 215-345-0210, ext. 130.

You can purchase the Henry and Rollo figurines online here.

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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