Welcoming back our local museums and cultural destinations
Doylestown's cultural destinations are ready to welcome you back. With additional virtual experiences, new safety procedures, and more, visitors can once again enjoy the rich cultural history and collections that reside in Doylestown. We're excited to see these treasured institutions and galleries welcome visitors back through their doors. Be sure to check with individual organizations about their specific policies, hours, and offerings.
The County Theater
The County Theater is a nonprofit, community-based movie theater that specializes in independent and foreign films, unique programming, and special events. The theater will remain closed through the end of 2020 as they complete their highly-anticipated expansion and restoration work.
Bucks County Civil War Museum
The museum presents numerous rare and one-of-a-kind artifacts from the Civil War, with an emphasis on Bucks County's contribution. The library and research room houses over 1,500 books, periodicals, rare first-editions, and databases for research and study. Founded by The Bucks County Civil War Round Table, Inc., the facility serves as a center for the advancement of history, Civil War research, and the preservation of Pennsylvania's participation in America's great conflict.
Doylestown Historical Society
Preserving and celebrating the creative and historic significance of Doylestown and its neighboring communities. We are open and operating in sanitized conditions, Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Built between 1908-1912, Fonthill Castle was the home of archaeologist, anthropologist, ceramist, scholar, and antiquarian Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930). Mercer built Fonthill Castle as his home and as a showplace for his collection of tiles and prints.
The Mercer Museum is a six-story reinforced concrete castle designed by Henry Mercer (1856-1930) and completed in 1916. Today, it is one of Bucks County’s premier cultural attractions and a Smithsonian affiliate.
Michener Art Museum
The Michener Art Museum is dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Delaware Valley region.
The Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, a National Historic Landmark, is maintained as a "working history" museum by Pennsylvania's County of Bucks, Department of Parks and Recreation. Handmade tiles are still produced in a manner similar to that developed by the pottery's founder and builder, Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930).