Activities & Resources
Mercer Museum050in Doylestown, PA 18901
about Mercer Museum:
Walk into the Central Court and see a Conestoga wagon, whaling boat, carriages, and an antique fire engine suspended overhead. 50,000 tools, relating to more than 60 early American crafts and trades, are on display as well.
The small gift shop features toys and books on colonial times geared towards children.
The museum holds a variety of summer camp programs for kids in grades one through eight, including a Lego Robotics Camp in which kids can work with Legos to create simple machines powered by computer technology, and Explorers Camp. Call or check the website for details.
Membership is available and is shared with nearby Fonthill Museum. Benefits include free museum passes for guests, gift shop discounts, unlimited free admission to the Mercer and Fonthill museums, a free newsletter, and invitations to special events and exhibits. Membership is $55 annually for families; individual membership $35.