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Mercer Museum

84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
+1 215-345-0210
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Historic Place

If you like history, you will like going to Mercer Museum. I have been there several times and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judy C
Unusual

most unusual collection of old tools, equipment, and carriages. Lots of stuff in very tight spaces... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
misty1
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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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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
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84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901-4930
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 KrisLy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IF you are an aficionado of antiques then you will be in heaven here. Where else can you view a stage coach,hearse, whale boat and a gallows all in a hodge lodge manner. Henry Mercer was an avid collector of American ingestions-farm implements,hunting gear, an...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I may be the odd person out, but I did not find the Mercer Museum a five star site. It is truly a collection of items used in everyday American life back through the 1700's, but one that is haphazard given there is no true...More

Thank gloanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is so much to see! 7 floors full of everything you can imagine that Henry Mercer collected. It's self guided So you can take your time going throughout the building. A must see if in the area.

Thank Connierjo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a interesting museum, starting with the architecture of the building. Unimaginable the amount of items collected and displayed from a time long ago. There is so much to see...7 floors. There is a display of the gallows, we saw a stagecoach, a fire engine,...More

1  Thank FunPlacesToCheckOut
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My niece had shared with us in advance about this museum, but it was so much more, and better than words can describe. This massive, incredible collection, of the tools to aid and support living in America prior to the 20th Century, was more than...More

Thank Summitseekerray
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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
29 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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