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Mercer Museum

84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
+1 215-345-0210
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Great collection of early Americana

Hubby and I came to the museum while Doylestown was hosting its arts festival, and surprise! In... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Star S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
via mobile

There is so much to see in this museum! From the basic structure of the building to the last... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
King George, Virginia
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Opens in 22 min
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
+1 215-345-0210
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I came to the museum while Doylestown was hosting its arts festival, and surprise! In honor of the festival, the museum waived the $15 adult admission fee! What a treat. The museum is open Mon-Sat from 10 am till 5 pm, and on...More

1  Thank Star S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

There is so much to see in this museum! From the basic structure of the building to the last exhibit, there is something for everyone with an interest in local history.

Thank navysandman
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This Mercer Museum is an amazing 6 storey castle made of concrete by the eccentric Doylestown native, Henry Mercer. And the interior is filled with American crafts and tools from the 18th century. A National Historic Landmark, this designation is well deserved.

1  Thank AviCa
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Don't miss this one. 7 floors. Tons of "stuff" you would not see in other museums. If you combine this tour with Fonthill Castle, you will be a very, very happy person. I want to live in the Castle. The docent who led the tour...More

2  Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is an interesting museum. We went here after touring the Fonthill Castle and learning about Mercer and his collections from his travels. This museum had floors of interesting exhibits. We loved the various shops on one of the floors: blacksmith, shoes, weaving, general store,...More

1  Thank cindyloufromwa
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Exellent museum to spend a day. Everywhere your eyes roam, on each level, is something to see. No matter how many times I go, I always see something I never noticed before. Look up from the first floor & you will see four floors of...More

Thank Shari A
Reviewed 27 August 2017

a pretty wild collection of all sorts of things--made me wonder about the man who collected- you'll never see anything like this again!

Thank rss1836
Reviewed 15 August 2017

did the scavenger hunt, then had time for just wandering and exploring. An amazing place filled with collections of everyday items used in the olden days, most of which today we don't have any idea what they are unless told. Very interesting every where you...More

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had registered for a children's program. It started 45 minutes late and handed us a self guided sheet. The museum was a dark mess. Both the children and I did not enjoy our visit.

Thank Marjorie A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

For those who love "stuff", and history, and quirky - this is the place. You first step into the middle of the first floor, look up into four floors of tools, boats, baskets, harnesses, hay rakes, bottles, tiles, hats and hat blocks, and on and...More

Thank Peru-love
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29 September 2016|
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Response from chalfontmom8 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 1-2 hours as well
Janice L
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.
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