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Moravian Tile and Pottery Works

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Address: 130 East Swamp Road, Doylestown, PA
Phone Number: 215.348.6098
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10:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Another working museum great tiles and history, good gift shop not a tourist trap. Well worth the day and drive

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Another working museum great tiles and history, good gift shop not a tourist trap. Well worth the day and drive

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Sacramento, California
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our first visit to Philadelphia and someone suggested heading up to Doylestown to explore. I wish we had made it a full day trip. They have a darling town to discover, but also an incredible museum, castle, and the Moravian Tile and Pottery Works. It was later in the day and we had only time to do one of the... More 

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This works is still operating with original equipment and design methods. It is a great tour for every age. Don't be shy about speaking with the artisans. They are a wealth of knowledge and clearly enjoy sharing their enthusiasm.

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NEW HOPE
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232 reviews 232 reviews
54 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The tour was interesting, it gives a great overview on the history of the place. You also learn how tiles were made. Very large selection of unique tiles based on historic designs are for sale.

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New Jersey
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167 reviews 167 reviews
90 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Well planned and laid out venue to explore historic tile works. Foe sale a large selection of creative tiles. They are all made the old fashioned way to last longer than you do. Can be ordered for construction or remodel projects.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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183 reviews 183 reviews
56 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I've lived 1/2 mile from here for 15 years and only toured it 1 time a very long time ago. The kids went and took a tour and really enjoyed it. It's inexpensive and neat to see the production of the tiles in the cool old concrete building.

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Ocean, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Never knew this was there as I grew up. A good reason to be a tourist in your home town! Well worth the trip just to see the tiling process.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Took my sister here (visiting from Canada) and was first visit for both of us. Living in Doylestown I always wanted to visit but just never did. It was a freezing day and we were the only ones there at the time, but that didn't keep the staff from playing the movie for us, or from doing their actual work... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We caught the last tour of the day and had the place to ourselves. It was interesting to see all the different tiles and the factory that Mercer created. A good short museum trip, and lots of coveting of tile still made on site in the gift shop.

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Tile Works is very cool for families, teens and Adults. The movie is very interesting and informative. It;s a great place to visit on a lazy Sunday. Stroll the grounds too, they are beautiful.

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