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Mercer Museum

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84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
+1 215-345-0210
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Pre-Industrial History Treasure

While it's not a destination activity in itself, the Mercer Museum is certainly worth a stop if... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Ditdew
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Pennsylvania
Extraordinary Treasure

Most people might not be familiar with the Mercer Museum. This museum was just made a... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
mztish
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pa
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84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

While it's not a destination activity in itself, the Mercer Museum is certainly worth a stop if you're in the region. There are several floors jam packed with artifacts from the pre-industrial era in the United States, presented in an organized, thoughtful manner. Handicapped access...More

Thank Ditdew
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Most people might not be familiar with the Mercer Museum. This museum was just made a Smithsonian Affiliate an incredible accomplishment! Originally designed and created by Henry Chapman Mercer in the late 19th century. Mercer was a visionary and an exceptional artist and craftsman. "Mercer...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2017

Quite an interesting display of colonial crafts; well shown with a large 6 story center opening and each floor has uique little "stories' to tell of different craft rooms: candy, candles, printing, horn crafts, pottery, etc Special Shaker exhibit right now

Thank Melody M
Reviewed February 8, 2017

It's a nice little place. Doylestown is a small town but with a fun history dating back to the colonial days, and this museum is a staple of the area. The museum doesn't take long to get through and it's a nice thing to do...More

Thank Jen H
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Don't know what the big hub bub is about, this museum is a dark and gloomy place, too many things that are a jumbled together and no real theme or interesting exhibits. Some individual items are different, like the whale boat but all in all...More

Thank bran490
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

I live nearby, so I gathered up a few friends for a field trip. We went to Fonthill Castle first, then drove over to this museum. It was January, so we had coats on. Good thing, too, because it is freezing inside (no heat). The...More

Thank GinPol
Reviewed January 16, 2017

I took my son and his (both 15) friend to view the museum. At first, they were impressed by what they saw and who wouldn't be. The 5+floors share an open air style architecture and things hang from every level, creating a sight for the...More

Thank Hawkshoe
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Best collection in a small building, well organized and COLD. The weather outside was 25 degrees and there is no insulation. Allow about 2 hours to see, most of it. Although there is some wheel chair access. many walkways are narrow, and there are loads...More

Thank Annelyse C
Reviewed January 5, 2017

A castle like all concrete and unique museum. All the various collections of Henry Mercer who was also an eccentric man with many hobbies. If you like unusual collections you will like this very different experiene.

Thank Debdelp
Reviewed January 4, 2017

This is a wonderful museum that brings you back in time. Henry Mercer had fantastic forethought to put together a museum that chronicles a way of life that was slowly disappearing. Be sure to look in every corner, you never know what you will find...or...More

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PazLa
How long should I plan for visiting the museum?
September 29, 2016|
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Response from chalfontmom8 | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 1-2 hours as well
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Janice L
Is it an easy museum for an older person with mobility issues who will not use a wheelchair.
September 10, 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.
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ShoeyPhiladelphia_PA
how much does it cost
May 28, 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
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