Bucks County Travel Guide

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Glencairn Museum

  • 1001 Cathedral Rd. Map It
  • Bryn Athyn

Published 01/10/2017

Fodor's Review

Built between 1928 and 1939, this neo-Romanesque 90-room former home of Raymond and Mildred Pitcairn, now houses the family's collection of antiques that were gathered by John and his son Raymond. The house has some fantastic details, but the best part is walking into old bedrooms that now serve as galleries for ancient Greek, Roman, Egyptian, African, Native American, and Sumerian artworks as well as a fantastic basement gallery full of 13th-century European stained glass and sculpture. The view from the observation deck, 149 feet up, is worth the tight elevator ride up there.

Sight Information

Address:

1001 Cathedral Rd., Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, 19009, USA

Map It

Phone:

267-502–2993

Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Reservations strongly recommended; 4-person min. for tours

Published 01/10/2017

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