POTTSTOWN, PA – Visitors of all ages are invited to take part in the games and amusements of colonial Pennsylvania and learn more about the museum with events at Pottsgrove Manor throughout the summer.
18th Century Sports Day
Saturday, July 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Join in the historic fun across the grounds of Pottsgrove Manor as all ages are invited to come and play historic games. Chase after a rolling hoop or challenge a friend to 9-pin bowling! Games of skill such as Graces or Quoits can be played throughout the day alongside familiar favorites such as cup-and-ball. Everyone can also test their colonial talents at ax throwing with a kid-safe foam set. Play every game and receive a take-home craft to keep the historic fun going!
The first floor of the museum will be open for self-guided tours along with the Museum Shop where many of the historic games are available for purchase.
Sports Day is weather dependent and is a suggested $2 donation per person.
Open House Days
Saturdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Each Saturday in August, Pottsgrove Manor welcomes the public to see collections objects up close and to discover the trades and skills of the past through Living History demonstrations. Join the curator to learn about Potts family items and peek into the secret compartments and cupboards of 18th century objects. Then return another week to talk with Living Historians about the trades and skills of the past. Every weekend has something different so be sure to find the schedule for Open House Days on our website or on social media.
The first floor of the museum will be open for self-guided tours along with the Museum Shop, which is fully stocked with books, souvenirs, and historic reproductions perfect for every history lover.
Open House days will be held rain or shine, there is a suggested $2 donation per person.