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Moravian Pottery and Tile Works

130 E Swamp Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
+1 215-348-6098
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Worth the visit!

Thoroughly enjoyed the uniqueness of this attraction. After watching a short video of the history... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Freehold, New Jersey
Always a Favorite

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

Reviewed 12 April 2017
La Plata, Maryland
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (30 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:45
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
130 E Swamp Rd, Doylestown, PA 18901
+1 215-348-6098
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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 22 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
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Really enjoyed this place. Lots of interesting tiles and amazing building to tour. Also a gift shop you can buy some of the tiles for yourself or gifts.

Thank Sandy_T010
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I had a few hours to spare so I decided to stop by Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. For $5 (adults), you watch a short video of Mercer and the Moravian Pottery facility, and then walk around on a self-guided tour. The video was a...More

Thank marsjunk47
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Tile works is a really neat place to go. I can't remember how much it costs but it wasn't much. We did a self directed tour and the place is incredible! They still have someone making tiles and it was an interesting tour. I...More

Thank barb338
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Toured Fonthill Castle first, which was amazing to see all the attention to detail, beautiful castle! We then toured the Pottery & Tile Works to see where all the castle tiles were made. Enjoyed learning all the background & the process to tile making. Live...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The GPS will bring you to the right street, sort of. The town repositioned a road, but no big deal. The tiny entrance sign can be missed. Lots of parking on grass, only two handicapped spots. Watch, if snow on ground. Outside bathrooms from the...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Henry Mercer was the eccentric genius that designed and built the tile works and his touch is everywhere. Who else would have copied the architecture of a California Spanish mission to build a factory in Pennsylvania Dutch country? All in concrete - even the work...More

Thank Raydar_ABE
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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.
John R
1 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.