Hours & Admissions, Directions & Parking

Based on updated COVID-19 guidelines for the state of Pennsylvania, Fonthill Castle has reopened to the public. 
All existing safety precautions, including the wearing of masks for all staff and guests, timed-ticket entry, and limited tour sizes will remain in effect.
We will be extending our Holidays at Fonthill Castle display into the month of January, and will offer new dates and times to visit our Christmas trees with online tickets for Fonthill Castle available below.  
If you are an existing ticket holder for museum admission or any of our December holiday programs, a member of our museum team has contacted you to reschedule all existing tickets for use in the month of January.


Learn more about our Holidays at Fonthill Castle programs! 


Fonthill Castle Hours

Open Seven Days: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Last tour beginning at 3:45 p.m.)
(Subject to change)

Fonthill Castle offers one-hour guided tours through a portion of Henry Mercer’s historic home.

Tour group sizes and museum entry is under limited capacity until further notice. Last-minute tickets are not guaranteed on the day of visit. Please book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Fonthill Castle Tickets

Fonthill Castle Evening Tour Tickets

Holiday Lights Meander Tickets

For additional information on our safety and health procedures, visit mercermuseum.org/buytickets/

Fonthill Castle Admission

Adults $15
Senior (65 and up) $13
Youth (6-17) $8
Ages 5 and under FREE

Credit cards are accepted for payment at both the Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle.

Personal photography is permitted during tours. Commercial, wedding, or event photography permits available. Please contact dmiller@fonthillmuseum.org

Download the Fonthill Castle Grounds Walking Brochure for a self-guided tour of the Castle’s grounds.

Download the self-guided walking tour of notable trees in Fonthill arboretum and bird sanctuary.

Admission Discounts

Member Guest Pass:
If you have a Member Guest Pass ticket to redeem, please book a “Member” ticket type on our online platform and present your guest pass at museum check-in.


Admit One Pass:
If you have an Admit One Pass to redeem, please book a “Member” ticket type on our online platform and present your Admit One pass at museum check-in.


Library Membership Pass:
If you have a Library Membership Pass, please book a “Member” ticket type on our online platform and present your Library Membership Pass at museum check-in. These Membership Library passes are good for up to four people in a party (good for any combination of adults or children).  


$1 off adult ticket – AAA card required at check-in.
Discount code for online tickets is AAA.
Blue Star Families / Active Military:
Year-round free admission for active-duty military personnel and up to 5 family members – Active Military ID required at check-in.
Discount code for online tickets is MILITARY.
Local Teacher:
One free adult ticket for full-time teachers from PA, NJ and DE. – Valid School ID required at check-in.
Discount code for online tickets is TEACHER.
Veterans / Retired Military:
50% off an adult ticket for veterans or retired military.
Discount code for online tickets is VETERAN.



Fonthill Castle has very limited accessibility. Only three rooms on the first floor can be accessed by wheelchair. However, a special ground floor tour may be arranged if reservations are made ahead of time.

Unaccompanied Children

Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult (18 years or older). Teenagers 13-17 may visit without an adult but are not permitted to supervise children 12 and younger.

Directions & Parking

Fonthill has an on-site parking lot and is located 1 mile from the Mercer Museum
GPS address is 525 East Court Street

Click here for directions using Google Maps



The Mercer Museum and Fonthill annually welcome visitors from all 50 states.
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