Hours & Admissions, Directions & Parking


Fonthill Castle Hours

Open Seven Days: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The castles will be closed every day from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. for additional midday cleaning. 

(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.

Fonthill Castle will reopen to the public on Monday, August 3, 2020 – ticket options will be available soon. For more information visit, mercermuseum.org/welcomeback/


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 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 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


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.

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