Explore the Most Extensive Collection of Artifacts!
At the Mercer & Fonthill Museums in Doylestown, you could experience castles full of treasures. The Pennsylvania history museums offer programs, events, exhibits, and tours that will entertain people of all ages. The mission of these museums is to instill an appreciation and knowledge of one's past. For example, at the Spruance Library, you can discover your family history. Established in 1897, the Mercer Museum is recognized as having the most extensive collections of artifacts relating to pre-1850 American ways and technological history. The Fonthill Museum is founder Henry Mercer's concrete castle house. Inside you will find 44 rooms, 18 fireplaces, and over 200 windows. A tour of this building will give you a clear vision of Mercer's one-of-a-kind architectural and artistic vision. The Fonthill Museum alone attracts over 30,000 visitors from virtually every state and over 35 foreign countries.