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Mercer Museum

84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
+1 215-345-0210
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LOOK UP and all aroud

did the scavenger hunt, then had time for just wandering and exploring. An amazing place filled... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Colleen G
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pennsylvania, United States
Poorly arranged mess

We had registered for a children's program. It started 45 minutes late and handed us a self guided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marjorie A
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Patterson
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Managed by the Bucks County Historical Society, this museum pays tribute to Henry Chapman Mercer, noted archaeologist, antiquarian, artist and writer.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
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Reviewed yesterday

did the scavenger hunt, then had time for just wandering and exploring. An amazing place filled with collections of everyday items used in the olden days, most of which today we don't have any idea what they are unless told. Very interesting every where you...More

Thank Colleen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had registered for a children's program. It started 45 minutes late and handed us a self guided sheet. The museum was a dark mess. Both the children and I did not enjoy our visit.

Thank Marjorie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who love "stuff", and history, and quirky - this is the place. You first step into the middle of the first floor, look up into four floors of tools, boats, baskets, harnesses, hay rakes, bottles, tiles, hats and hat blocks, and on and...More

Thank Peru-love
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit by August 13, 2017 in order to see the Mary Schafer quilt exhibit. Beautifully displayed, the quilts show case Mary's journey as a quilt maker. Not to be missed, in addition to the quilts is Small World's: The Sharon Halloway Dollhouse and Miniatures Collection....More

Thank 803sandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I took my two grandchildren to the Mercer Museum to see the Lego display. My granddaughters enjoyed that they where 11 and 12 when we went but they were not that crazy about the rest of the museum because it had antiques...More

Thank victoriae342
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you like history, you will like going to Mercer Museum. I have been there several times and never get tired of it. There is so much there that you always find something you missed the first time.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

most unusual collection of old tools, equipment, and carriages. Lots of stuff in very tight spaces and a multitude of items hanging in the open atrium area. I gave it 3 rating because it isn't airconditioned and it is not handicap accessible in many areas....More

Thank misty1
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA appears at first glance as a castle of sorts. On closer inspection from the outside it is apparent that the entire structure is of poured concrete, which is quite impressive given the time period it was built. The collection...More

Thank Kris L
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I love this museum. It feels magical. There are artifacts hanging everywhere. It's great seeing the tools that used to be used over 150 years ago.

Thank Christine J
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing history. A must see. Not the best place for young children. Very informative and so informative.

Thank Stephen R
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PazLa
29 September 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
10 September 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
28 May 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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