515 Meetinghouse Road , Jenkintown, PA 19046
Cultivating the power of the arts - the Abington Art Center inspires individuals and strengthening community. Located on a historic 27 acre campus in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, Abington Art Center presents exhibitions, programs and events designed to make the visual arts a part of your world. We believe art should be engaging, approachable and, above all else, fun. At Abington Art Center, you won't just observe art. You'll touch it, feel it, create it and be a part of it. Visit our Sculpture Park and galleries featuring the work of today's artists, explore making art yourself in one of our many workshops and classes or bring your family for one of our many events such as concerts on the lawn, or coffee talks with artists.
Phone: 215-887-4882 Website MAP
85 Old Dublin Pike , Doylestown, PA 18901
This magnificent Victorian mansion was built in 1927 by William and Martha Chapman. Their architect visited England to study Tudor manor houses. In 1941 at a famous Christmas Party, the Von Trapp family sang in the great hall. After Martha's death in 1960, the mansion was used as a seminary and drug rehabilitation center. After that it was vacant, vandalized, and burned, and slated for demolition. Thanks to the Heritage Conservancy this magnificent structure was saved and completely rehabilitated. Today it houses the Conservancy's offices and can be rented for special events.
Phone: 215-345-7020 Website MAP
1237 State Rd , Andalusia, PA 19020
When you visit Andalusia, home for generations of one of Philadelphia's first families, you share in the hospitality enjoyed by illustrious guests for more than 150 years.Andalusia is the finest example of Greek Revival domestic architecture in the United States.
Phone: 215-245-5479 Website MAP
85 Holly Drive , Levittown, PA 19055
The ancestral home of the Pemberton family is located on the Newportville-Fallsington Road in Bucks County and has been known for two hundred and ninety years as Bolton Farm. Historically and architecturally, the house is one of the most significant in Pennsylvania; nearly every one of its inhabitants since the days of William Penn has influenced the course of history in the state.
900 Cathedral Road , Bryn Athn, PA 19009
In the Bryn Athyn Cathedral there are no right angles or straight lines. The walls of the building are skewed against each other, bowing out in the middle only to return at the opposite wall. This subtle quality represents the unpredictable path of human growth. This spiritual principle is the very foundation of the design of this web site. We welcome you and invite you to come again.
Phone: 215-947-0266 Website MAP
500 Union Square , New Hope, PA 18938
The Bucks County Children's Museum's mission is to a fun, interactive and educational environment for children, parents and schools with exhibits that reflect Bucks County's unique history and culture.
Phone: 215.693.1290 Website MAP
32 N. Broad St , Doylestown, PA 18901
The Museum houses many artifacts related to the Civil War on subjects dealing with Doylestown, the 104th Pa. Volunteer Infantry Regiment, as well as the War in general. The articles on display are on permanent or temporary loan from area collectors and history enthusiasts. Donations are always accepted.
Phone: 215-822-1562 Website MAP
1461 Schoenersville Road , Bethlehem, PA 18018
Burnside Plantation is an 18th century Moravian farm that today is a living history museum. The Plantation demonstrates farming methods between 1748 and 1848, a time of great change in agriculture. Learn what life was like on a Moravian farm and develop an understanding of early American domestic crafts and lifestyle. The site is also home to an old Native American Village.
Phone: 610-691-6055 Website MAP
Newtown and Street Roads , Warminster, PA 18974
Craven Hall is a historical home located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The site was recently listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The home was so named, in the 20th century, when the building was used as a school. The oldest section of the home was built in the late 18th century. The property was purchased from Giles Craven by Harmon Vansant, in 1798. The Vansant family then made it their home from 1799 to 1871.
Phone: 215-675-4698 Website MAP
1201 River Road , Washington Crossing, PA 18977
The David Library of the American Revolution is a privately endowed, nonprofit foundation devoted to the study of American history circa 1750 to 1800. The library's mission is the collection and dissemination of information on the period and the support of related programs. The David Library, a specialized research institution, is open to the public upon completion of a simple registration form. Admission is free.
Phone: 215-493-6776 Website MAP
46 N. Sugan Road , New Hope, PA 18938
The mission of the DVFM is to preserve, collect, record, and exhibit the history of fire, rescue, and emergency medical services within the Delaware Valley, but in particular PA and NJ. Through museum exhibits and educational tours, we honor and remember the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the fire and emergency services. See the website for dates and times.
525 East Court Street , Doylestown, PA 18901
Henry Mercer (1856-1930) built Fonthill as his home between 1908 and 1912. The concrete castle boasts 44 rooms, 18 fireplaces and more than 200 windows of varying size and shape. The interior walls, floors and ceilings are elaborately adorned with an incredible array of Mercer's original handcrafted tiles.
Phone: 215-348-9461 Website MAP
5001 Grant Avenue , Philadelphia, PA 19114
Glen Foerd on the Delaware, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is located on 18-acres at the confluence of the Poquessing Creek and Delaware River. It is the only remaining riverfront estate in Philadelphia open to the public. The estate was saved from demolition by a coalition of dedicated neighbors in the immediate community. The Glen Foerd estate was established by Charles Macalester in 1850. The estate consists of a three story Italianate riverfront house, stone gas house, ice house, Gothic-style gatehouse, a sixty foot high stone water tower, five large greenhouses and riverfront cupola. The grounds include a formal rose garden, vineyard, and riverfront oaks that date back over 300 years.
Phone: 215-632-5330 Website MAP
859 County Line Road , Horsham, PA 19044
Graeme Park is a 44-acre historic park, featuring the Keith House, the only surviving residence of a Colonial Pennsylvania Governor. The mansion has remained virtually intact since the late 18th century. A visit to Graeme Park is nature trails, a picnic lunch, and a visit with the politicians, physicians, patriots, loyalists, poets, and writers who frequented the Keith House.
Phone: 215-343-0965 Website MAP
7001 Sheaff Lane , Fort Washington, PA 19034
The Highlands Mansion and Gardens is a 44-acre historic site with a late 18th century Georgian mansion and two-acre formal garden. Surrounded by massive stone walls, the gardens offer a beautiful example of early 20th, century estate gardening with an unusual blend of horticulture and architecture. The site features nine outbuildings, including a bank barn, springhouse, greenhouse, smokehouse and Gothic Revival gardener's cottage.
Phone: 215-641-2687 Website MAP
1605 Daniel Bray Highway (Rte. 29) , Lambertville, NJ 08530
The Holcombe-Jimison Farmstead Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Hunterdon County's agricultural heritage from the 18th into the 20th centuries. The Museum is housed in the restored 3-story bank barn that was built into the hillside to make both floors accessible from ground level. Livestock were kept on the lower level, crops above. In bad weather, the farmer could feed without going outdoors. Today, some of the exhibits arranged in the barn cover the tools and equipment used by the farmer to raise and harvest the crops that provided fodder for livestock and commodities to sell. Other displays cover the domestic chores of the farmer's wife in the preparation and preservation of food and the making of clothing.
Phone: 609-397-2752 Website MAP
70 Wooden's Lane , Titusville, NJ 08560
Howell Living History Farm is a time machine that takes you back to the year 1900 - a time when horses and buggies traveled the lanes of Pleasant Valley, and when farms were bordered by snake fences and Osage orange trees.
Phone: 609-737-3299 Website MAP
138 S. Pine Street , Doylestown, PA 18901
Housed within the massive stonewalls that were originally part of the Bucks County Jail, the James A. Michener Art Museum is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region. The Museum is named for Doylestown's most famous son, the Pulitzer-Prize winning writer and supporter of the arts. In addition to hosting changing exhibitions from around the country, the Michener Art Museum is home to the largest public collection of Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings.
Phone: 215-340-9800 Website MAP
Street and Newtown Roads , Warminster, PA 18974
John Fitch Steamboat Museum contains exhibits depicting the adventuresome life of John Fitch and the steamboat that he invented. It includes a six-foot long model of the first commercial steamboat in the world. During the summer of 1790, this steamboat made 3 round trips per week on the Delaware River between Philadelphia & Trenton. Fitch's steamboat traveled at a maximum speed of 8 miles/hour - twice the speed of Robert Fulton's commercial steamboat that traveled the Hudson River 17 years later.
Phone: 215-675-4698 Website MAP
1201 Pawlings Road , Audubon, PA 19403
Built in 1762 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Mill Grove was the first American home of renowned artist, author, and naturalist John James Audubon. Between 1803 and 1806, Mill Grove and its surrounding fields and woodlands first inspired young Audubon's passion for painting and drawing birds. Today, the 175-acre estate remains largely as Audubon found it. It serves as an educational center of the National Audubon Society, dedicated to connecting people with nature. A haven for birds and wildlife, the property boasts more than seven miles of trails and stunning views of the Perkiomen Creek. The historic, three-story, stone farmhouse contains a museum displaying original Audubon prints, oil paintings, and memorabilia.
Phone: 610-666-5593 Website MAP
780 Falcon Circle , Warminster, PA 18974
Johnsville Centrifuge & Science Museum is located on the former Naval Air Development (NADC) site in Warminster PA. The centrifuge is the largest human centrifuge ever built and where the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo astronauts trained to understand the effects of high G-forces on the human body. Our goal is to establish a world class educational facility that will inspire local students to pursue engineering and science careers to ensure America's future technological leadership.
Phone: 267-250-8841 Website MAP
610 Radcliffe Street , Bristol, PA 19007
Joseph R. Grundy (1863 - 1961) was a businessman (textiles, banking, newspapers, and real estate) active in the civic affairs of Bucks County and Pennsylvania who eventually served in the United States Senate, but his heart always remained true to the Bristol Borough community in which he lived. Upon the Senator's death in 1961, his Last Will & Testament established the Grundy Foundation, which carried on his tradition of giving back to his community by directing that the family home, situated along the banks of the Delaware River in Bristol Borough, become a museum of local history. Closed January to March.
Phone: 215-788-9432 Website MAP
84 S. Pine St , Doylestown, PA 18901
This 1916 castle houses displays of the implements, folk art and furnishings of early America. Suspended overhead are a Conestoga wagon, whaling boats, carriages and antique fire engines. There are 50,000 tools representing more than 60 early American crafts and trades displayed.
Phone: 215-345-0210 Website MAP
1641 Old York Road , Hartsville, PA 18974
George Washington's headquarters from August 10, 1777 to August 23, 1777 -- where the Marquis de Lafayette and Count Casimir Pulaski joined the American Revolution and the American Flag was said to have first flown.
Phone: 215-345-6439 Website MAP
130 E. Swamp Road , Doylestown, PA 18901
This 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). Mercer was a major proponent of the Arts & Crafts Movement in America.
Phone: 215-345-6722 Website MAP
30 Centre Square , Easton, PA 18042
The National Canal Museum is the only museum in the country dedicated to telling the story of America’s historic towpath canals. The museum features four galleries filled with hands-on exhibits that educate and entertain parents and children alike.
Phone: 610-559-6613 Website MAP
602 E 2nd Street , Bethlehem, PA 18015
The National Museum of Industrial History (NMIH) in Bethlehem, Pa., is dedicated to preserving America's rich industrial heritage. It is located in a 100-year-old former Bethlehem Steel facility on the largest private brownfield in America. The Museum is home to exciting exhibits, engaging programs and amazing history. Their vision is to tell the story of America's industrial achievements and the accomplishments of our workers, innovators, and entrepreneurs. NMIH forges a connection between America's industrial past and the innovations of today, to inspire the visionaries of tomorrow. NMIH does this by exploring the role of industry in America's growth as a global power, through the stories of people, machines, and ideas.
Phone: 610-694-6644 Website MAP
205 West State Street , Trenton, NJ 08625
As a center of cultural, educational, and scientific engagement, the New Jersey State Museum inspires innovation and lifelong learning through collections, research, exhibitions and programs in science, history and art. NJSM engages visitors of all ages and diverse backgrounds in an exploration of New Jersey's cultural and natural history presented within a global context, fosters state pride, and serves as a cultivator of tomorrow's leaders.
Phone: (609) 292-6300 Website MAP
Barrack Street , Trenton, NJ 08608
The Old Barracks serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history, and stands as the last remaining structure of its kind. The staff provides daily tours and interpretations of American colonial life. The building offers a museum of artifacts and weapons, as well as a gift shop. Nearly 20,000 school children and thousands more people from all over the world visit every year, making it one of the most visited sites in New Jersey and one of the most important historic sites in the United States.
Second Street Pike & Maple Avenue , Southampton, PA 18966
The 1772 Southampton Old School Meetinghouse and Cemetery survive as reminders of the history and heritage of this region. The Meetinghouse has remained virtually unchanged since the 1850's and has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. A stroll through the cemetery reveals a virtual "Who's Who" of local residents of the past three hundred years, including veterans from the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars. Church records, from 1746 to the present, offer a wealth of genealogical information as well as providing insights into daily life in past centuries.
520 Dublin Road , Perkasie, PA 18944-3000
Originally built in 1835, the Bucks County, Pennsylvania farmhouse was home to Pearl S. Buck and her international family for 38 years. Today, visitors to the National Historic Landmark experience a unique blend of Chinese and 19th Century Pennsylvanian traditions of art and architecture.