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Moravian Pottery and Tile Works

130 E Swamp Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
+1 215-348-6098
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Very Interesting place Indeed

This is an historic tile factory that has a lot of interesting history,There are beautiful tiles to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
sana5000
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
#1 destinatioin in Bucks County....Mercer and the worlds first reinforced concrete home

the place is epic...interesting as it is NOT your average museum, it's really special. A caste... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
williambooth
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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130 E Swamp Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an historic tile factory that has a lot of interesting history,There are beautiful tiles to purchase, they have workshops that show you how to make the tiles and the grounds are pretty. Worth a visit, while in Doylestown along with Foothill, the Mercer...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

the place is epic...interesting as it is NOT your average museum, it's really special. A caste steeped in history. Art on walls ceilings and even floors and stairs all telling stories or parables IN 3-D TILES forged in the 1910 era. Great tours and great...More

Thank williambooth
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are crafts people at work here still making the tiles you see on display. You start your tour with a videotape and then left on your own for a self guided tour. There are many of the old tlles embedded into the walls of...More

Thank RamblingRoses
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The Moravian Tile Works is a wonderful companion to Fonthill Castle as it gives an insight into how Henry Mercer made his tiles and the designs that he frequently used. On sight you can watch artisans making tiles in the same fashion that Mercer himself...More

Thank aprince21
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Moravian Pottery & Tile Works is both a museum of Henry Mercer's activities in participating in the arts & crafts movement and a working shop where you can buy new tiles done in the same designs of the previous century. As other reviewers have...More

Thank PAhomebody
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is one of the most interesting places of pottery history. With the Mercer Museum and Fonthill, this trio of venues is amazing. I live nearby and I have Moravian Tile from this facility in my house. It is beautiful. And so completely unique. The...More

Thank Bobbie S
linda v, Adm Asst. at Moravian Pottery and Tile Works, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Bobbie S, Thank you for sharing your enthusiasm for this incredibly valuable historic site! I think I can speak for everyone here by relaying our appreciation to customers such as yourself who support this unique living history museum! Thank you for rating us! Linda Vuono,...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the uniqueness of this attraction. After watching a short video of the history, we had a self-tour of the premises. Tiles can be purchased in the museum store. Highly recommend a visit. There are also picnic tables available should you want to spend...More

Thank benji5781
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A unique and entertaining place to visit. Been visiting since I was a child and have never been disappointed.

Thank hhjanhart
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I've have visited this place many times but had not been back for several years. Still, great. I used to take all my guests here because I knew they would never see something like this anywhere else. I love anything from the Arts and Crafts...More

Thank Nancy E
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Came here before castle and glad we stopped in . Only $5 admission tour is approximately 1 hour and you will see them making the actual tiles they are selling . A fun time.

Thank Todd A
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judyfiber
What tiles are they making now - we will be there in two weeks -week before Easter - are they doing rabbits?
23 March 2017|
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Response from AmyD1204 | Reviewed this property |
They had tons of designs so my bet would be that they have a rabbit. All the tiles are beautiful.
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John R
Does the site have handicap access? Thank you. Kathy Rowan
2 June 2015|
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Response from BetsyLeeK | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know. You would have to check their web site or call them.
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