Glencairn Museum, Bryn Athyn

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  • We recently had our second visit to this museum and not disappointed. We did the tours both times which are informative. This former house of the Pitcairn family is beautiful! This second visit we wen...  more »
  • You need to go now - (closes Jan 7) if you want to see this fascinating exhibit of handmade nativities from around the world! Try to imagine how someone from another culture would picture the Holy Fam...  more »
  • The details of this former home are outstanding considering it was built in the early '30's it is still in perfect condition, owing to its meticulous maintenance...it is currently operated as a museum...  more »
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  • Incredible land. Beautiful European castle and church. Great place for wedding, family photos or any photography for that matter. Great place for walks you escape into what I call the therapy of the secret garden. I love it there, it's so peaceful!
  • I came to Glencairn for a school project (and because I've been wanting to visit) and it was fantastic! The staff members are all very friendly. Our tour guide, Tirah, was engaging and answered all of my many questions. It's a very unique and intriguing place, with as many different collections as you'd see in a bigger museum. I'm hoping to get back soon!
  • A castle of incredible beauty. This place was owned by the family who ran PPG, the company that painted the Space Shuttle. It's a beautiful place and a local treasure. They have numerous exhibitions throughout the year. Be sure to visit on a clear day. The tour includes a visit to the top of the Castle and you can see the Philadelphia skyline on a clear day.
  • A unexpected treasure!!! We visited last week and was pleasantly surprised with the beautiful mansion now converted into a museum. It has beautiful stain glass windows that has been built on site and are replica of stain glass windows from European Churches. The guide was pleasant and knowledgeable. The variety of artifacts and attention to details are impeccable. It also houses the pieces collected by the family from Egypt , Greece and other parts of the world. Definitely worth the time in the beautiful surrounding !!! Will be definitely going back during their Fall festival for various activities and special tours.
  • This place is a must see for anyone who likes museums. The Bucks and Montgomery county libraries have free passes for 2, but it's first come first serve.
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