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Mercer Museum

84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
+1 215-345-0210
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Mercer Museum

I may be the odd person out, but I did not find the Mercer Museum a five star site. It is truly a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
North Carolina
Great place to visit

There is so much to see! 7 floors full of everything you can imagine that Henry Mercer collected... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Susquehanna, Pennsylvania
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Managed by the Bucks County Historical Society, this museum pays tribute to Henry Chapman Mercer, noted archaeologist, antiquarian, artist and writer.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
+1 215-345-0210
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I may be the odd person out, but I did not find the Mercer Museum a five star site. It is truly a collection of items used in everyday American life back through the 1700's, but one that is haphazard given there is no true...More

Thank gloanne
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There is so much to see! 7 floors full of everything you can imagine that Henry Mercer collected. It's self guided So you can take your time going throughout the building. A must see if in the area.

Thank Connierjo
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a interesting museum, starting with the architecture of the building. Unimaginable the amount of items collected and displayed from a time long ago. There is so much to see...7 floors. There is a display of the gallows, we saw a stagecoach, a fire engine,...More

Thank FunPlacesToCheckOut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My niece had shared with us in advance about this museum, but it was so much more, and better than words can describe. This massive, incredible collection, of the tools to aid and support living in America prior to the 20th Century, was more than...More

Thank Summitseekerray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While shopping in downtown Doylestown, we walked over to the Mercer Museum- a large beautiful stone castle! We did not pay for the tour- we just walked around on the grounds and enjoyed the beauty taking photographs. I have heard the inside is worth the...More

Thank Hgtravl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A priceless treasure chest of pre-industrial technology. What might seem at a first quick glance to be a cluttered mess of old tools and vehicles is an unparalleled experience of history. The building itself elegantly blends a modern entrance with the historical structure. Inside there...More

Thank JimmB30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whatever your expectations are going into this gem, you'll be incredibly surprised and impressed. I would bet you could go through this museum 100 times and still see things you hadn't noticed before. It's an absolute MUST for seekers of unusual homes, museums or history....More

Thank Scott_A_Drake
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We're members of the museum so we take advantage of it as much as possible. The space is filled to the brim with items that date back hundreds of years and I can guarantee that you will always find something new on every visit. It's...More

Thank aprince21
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This place is amazing. Every inch of space is occupied with something. The collection is completely overwhelming. Just absorb what you can. There are artefacts hanging from the rafters. Really. Be on the lookout fir the Vampire Killing Kit. It's there somewhere. Wonderful collection of...More

Thank Bobbie S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This was my 2nd visit and took a wheel chair bound friend too, who grew up in the area and has done museum in past with cane. Found out though that with wheel chair beyond the 3rd floor not very much see could see cause...More

Thank wizlucy
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How long should I plan for visiting the museum?
29 September 2016|
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Response from chalfontmom8 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 1-2 hours as well
Janice L
Is it an easy museum for an older person with mobility issues who will not use a wheelchair.
10 September 2016|
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Response from 1Johnny1 | Reviewed this property |
There is an elevator but there are still some steps and narrow walkways. Elevator does not go to lobby so you have a flight of stairs to get to level one where elevator is.
how much does it cost
29 May 2016|
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Response from hikepark | Reviewed this property |
You can see the other people's answers, but don't let the cost deter you...This is one of the most unique museums I have ever visited and is well worth the time and money...Just make sure you give yourself time to visit the... More