- The list below includes 215 free or cheap things to do in or near Doylestown, Pennsylvania, including 108 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Playgrounds, Movie Theaters and Art Museum.
- From Kids' Castle to Pearl S. Buck House, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Doylestown and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Philadelphia, Trenton, New Hope and Quakertown.
People are welcome to worship at Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, a chapel built by a Polish Pauline Monk. At the shrine, visitors can view a replica of the Black Madonna painting, a Polish American cemetery, the heart of Poland's third prime minister, and the Stations of the Cross.
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The Market by Shady Brook Farm at Delaware Valley College offers fresh produce, fresh baked goods, hand-dipped ice cream, and a full-service deli. They also offer gardening seminars, farm tours, birthday parties, corn mazes, and seasonal activities.
Peace Valley Nature Center is located within 14 miles of nature trails through woods and meadows, with more than 250 species of birds living nearby. The center offers many environmental education programs in their outdoor classroom.
Henry Chapman Mercer built Fonthill from 1908 to 1912 as his personal home and as a place to display his collection of Moravian tiles. The home was constructed of poured concrete, of many different architectural styles.
Mercer's museum is a 1916 poured concrete building, one of three built by Mercer. The museum contains tools, early transportation and various tools, just like its builder intended for it to hold when he built it to hold the 30,000 items in his private collection.
Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite film character, and attend the Saturday Kid's Matinees, while adults are welcome to watch independent art films, foreign films, and classic Hollywood films at The Country Theater. This theater first opened in 1938.
The James A. Michener Art Museum contains 2,700 items mainly created in Pennsylvania. The museum has a large collection of Pennsylvania impressionist paintings, and furniture from the Arts and Crafts movement.
Moravian Tile and Pottery Works is where Henry Chapman Mercer created his works during the Arts and Crafts movement. People can watch a video, take a self-guided tour, take tile making classes, and buy tiles.