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Mercer Museum

Step back in time in a castle housing over 40,000 early American artifacts. View a Conestoga wagon, horse-drawn carriages and antique fire engine suspended overhead in the museum's Central Court area. Changing exhibits are on display in the Martin & Warwick Foundation Galleries. Purchase unique, handcrafted items in the Mercer Shop.

General
  • Credit Cards Accepted:
  • Days & Hours of Operation: Museum Hours Monday-Saturday 10am - 5pm and Sunday 12noon - 5pm. Gift Shop Hours Monday - Saturday 10am - 4:45pm and Sunday 12noon - 4:45pm. Library Hours Tuesday-Thursday 1pm - 5pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-5pm.
  • Seasonal Days & Hours of Operation: Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Years Day
  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Natl Registry of Historic Places:
  • Public Restroom(s):
  • Scout Programs:
  • Industry Memberships: American Assoc. of Museums, PA Museums & Historical Organizations, Mid-Atlantic Assoc. of Museums
Group Tours
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Mercer Museum Meeting Facility

  • Banquet Capacity: 180
  • Reception Capacity: 150
  • Space Notes: The Museum Castle and the Elkins Gallery are available year round for intimate weddings under 80 guests. Seasonally, the beautiful Patio Garden Tent (included in the pricing) is available for groups to 120. Many beautiful wedding ceremony sites are available as well, including the prestigious Central Court or an al fresco ceremony on the grounds.
  • Description: Planning a company retirement dinner? Awards banquet? Team building meeting? Consider a scavenger hunt competition in the Castle followed by cocktails and dinner. Mercer Museum houses treasures of early America in a 7-level castle in the heart of Doylestown, an historic Victorian country village.

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Elkins Gallery X                   150     100  
Garden Tent (seasonal) X                   120      
Great Hall X                   60     100  
Learning Center X                        

“To Save Our Fellow Citizens”: Volunteer Firefighting, 1800–1875

  • April 25, 2015 - September 07, 2015
  • Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

For more than 100 years, firefighting was the responsibility of every neighborhood and citizen. The city’s fire companies fervently believed tha... View details

A Lively Afternoon with Mark Twain

  • September 21, 2015
  • Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901

Enjoy witty tales and lively anecdotes brought to life by storyteller Charles Kiernan at the Friends of BCHS Quarterly Meeting. Free, but donations r... View details

LEGO® Castle Adventure

  • October 03, 2015 - January 17, 2016
  • Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Builders of all ages are invited to the Mercer Castle to construct their very own castles using one of the greatest building materials of all time&min... View details

Lego Castle Adventure Exhibit

  • October 05, 2015 - January 15, 2016
  • Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day

Builders of all ages are invited to the Mercer Castle to construct their very own castles using one of the greatest building materials of all time&min... View details

Cocktails at the Castle

  • October 09, 2015
  • Location: Mercer Museum
  • Address: 84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901

Join us for a wonderful evening of history exploration, delightful dining, and unforgettable enjoyment with friends at our third annual gala. Featurin... View details

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