The concrete castle home of Henry Mercer, built between 1908 and 1912. Over 44 rooms, 18 fireplaces, more than 200 windows. Interior walls, floors, ceilings elaborately adorned with an array of original handcrafted tiles. A National Historic Landmark. Reservations recommended. Group rates are based on a minimum of 10 people. Adult Chaperone (1 per 10) is FREE. Buses, campers and other large vehicles should not attempt to pass through the concrete pillars on Court Street to get to Fonthill. Instead proceed east on Court Street to stoplight. Make left onto Route 313 (Swamp Road). Make left at Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (130 Swamp Road) and follow road to the Fonthill parking lot. FREE parking.
- Days & Hours of Operation: Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm (Last tour at 4pm) Sunday 12noon-5pm (Last tour at 4pm)
- Seasonal Days & Hours of Operation: Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
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- Industry Memberships: American Assoc. of Museums, PA Museums & Historical Organizations, Mid-Atlantic Assoc. of Museums
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- Description Fonthill Castle is the perfect setting for Grand seasonal outdoor tented wedding receptions! With capacity to 200 guests with tenting (included) or intimate indoor wedding reception capacity under 40 guests year round. Gorgeous wedding ceremony sites are available as well.
- Space Notes The intimate Fonthill Terrace Pavilion is available year round for intimate small weddings under 40 guests. Seasonally, the grand white wedding tent is included for groups to 200.
- Banquet Capacity 200
- Number of Rooms 3
Tent (April - October)
- Banquet Capacity: 200
- Reception Capacity: 180
- Theater Capacity: 40
- Classroom Capacity: 20
- Banquet Capacity: 36
- Reception Capacity: 50
- Theater Capacity: 30
- Banquet Capacity: 20