Hours & Admissions, Directions & Parking


Fonthill Castle Hours

Monday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day)
(Last tour at 2:15 p.m. on Christmas Eve)
(Last tour at 2:45 p.m. on New Year’s Eve)

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

All of our daily tours are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, and we do not take advanced registration.

Tour Times:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Saturday & Sunday
10:30 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
11:45 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
12:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. 11:45 a.m.
1:15 p.m. 12:00 p.m.
1:45 p.m. 12:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
2:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
  1:30 p.m.
  1:45 p.m.
  2:00 p.m.
  2:15 p.m.
  2:30 p.m.
  2:45 p.m.
  3:00 p.m.
  3:15 p.m.
  3:30 p.m.
  3:45 p.m.
  4:00 p.m.

Schedule subject to change.

Fonthill Castle Admission

Adults $15
Senior (65 and up) $13
Youth (6-17) $8
Ages 5 and under FREE
Mercer Experience Ticket (Admission to both Fonthill Castle & Mercer Museum) Adult $26, Youth $15

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 fhmail@fonthillmuseum.org

Download the Fonthill Park Walk 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

$1 off adult Fonthill Castle Admission

Active Military
Year-round free admission for active-duty military personnel and their families.


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 surpervise 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


In addition to installing his own Arts and Crafts tiles in Fonthill, Henry Mercer incorporated Persian, Chinese, Spanish and Dutch tiles.
Rollo's Fact 4

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