The Pennsbury Manor Experience

The Pennsbury Manor Experience

Experience early colonial life at Pennsbury Manor and step back into a world of discovery. Pennsbury Manor features a wonderful array of programs that introduce you to colonial Pennsylvania. Meet William Penn, talk to colonial craftspeople and artisans, or take a stroll around the site and meet the animals in the barnyard.

Set on 43 acres along the Delaware River in beautiful Bucks County, Pennsbury offers a window into our past and a legacy that planted the Seed of a Nation. Don’t miss out, make sure you visit our events calendar to enjoy The Pennsbury Manor Experience!

Colonial CampSummer Campers

Want to find out what life was like 300 years ago? This fun-filled program introduces children who have completed 1st through 4th grades to life in colonial America. Campers will be immersed in activities that will take them back to a time when food came from the garden and laundry was done with your feet. Find out how you can experience Colonial Camp at Pennsbury Manor today!

Living History Theater

Come out and watch as Pennsbury Manor’s roleplayers re-enact an actual Witch Trial, observe a Quaker Meeting, join in on the Sotcher Wedding ceremony or sit back and listen in as the townspeople discuss the Pirates at Pennsbury.

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Discover how food was made and prepared in the 1600’s. Stop by the Kitchen House and watch as our colonial cooks are busy at work over the open hearth making dishes based on Colonial receipts (recipes).

Historic Trades

Watch as our blacksmith and joyners demonstrate how furnishings and accessories would be crafted in colonial Pennsylvania during the 1600’s.

Garden Highlights and Beer Brewing Demonstrations10454931_809779355707555_3902493442719386944_o

Learn about Pennsbury Manor’s gardeners and how much time and labor was involved in maintaining a working kitchen garden. Take a stroll over to the Brew House and watch as th brewers make a batch of beer.

Animals at Pennsbury

Come and meet Pennsbury Manor’s furry and feathered friends and learn about the important role animals played in the early colonies.