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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

Admission: 

  • $15 adults
  • $13 senior citizens
  • $7.50 youth ages 6-18
  • Children under 6 free

Hours: 

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday
  • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday
  • Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

About: 

  • 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.

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