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Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle: general information

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Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

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  • Type of destination: National Historic Landmark
  • Location of destination: USA - Pennsylvania
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With 44 rooms, 18 fireplaces, 10 bathrooms and more than 200 windows Fonthill castle is an homage to the imagination. This beautiful castle is designed and constructed by Henry Mercer in the early part of the 20th century and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
It is also part of a great Harry Potter’s Guide that turns Philadelphia into a place of 'wizardness'.
The Mercer Museum is built to house Henry Mercer's extensive collection of objects representing everyday life in the pre-industrial age.
With 44 rooms, 18 fireplaces, 10 bathrooms and more than 200 windows Fonthill castle is an homage to the imagination. This beautiful castle is designed and constructed by Henry Mercer in the early part of the 20th century and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
It is also part of a great Harry Potter’s Guide that turns Philadelphia into a place of 'wizardness'.
The Mercer Museum is built to house Henry Mercer's extensive collection of objects representing everyday life in the pre-industrial age.

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