Day Trip: Doylestown's Michener Art Museum
See artwork that spans Pennsylvania Impressionism to treasures from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence at Doylestown's James A. Michener Art Museum
James A. Michener Art Museum
Address: 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, Pa
- $15 adults
- $13 senior citizens
- $7.50 youth ages 6-18
- Children under 6 free
- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday
- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
- Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
- The James A. Michener Art Museum is named after the Pulitzer-Prize winning author who lived in Doylestown.
- Massive stone walls and a house that began as the Bucks County prison in 1884 now make up the core of the museum, which is home to a collection of Bucks County visual arts, as well as 19th and 20th century American art.
- The museum features works of Pennsylvania Impressionism created by artists from the New Hope area in the early 1900s.
- A special exhibit of treasures from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy, is on display until Aug. 12, 2012.