General Information

The Michener Art Museum is located in the scenic Doylestown Historic District in Doylestown, PA, a scenic Bucks County town just 27 miles north of Philadelphia and 80 miles south of New York City.

Doylestown’s rich history reaches back over 250 years. The town is named for William Doyle who built a tavern here in 1745. Since 1913, Doylestown has been the county seat for Bucks County.

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Long a desirable place to live, Doylestown has been a home to many influential figures from literature and the arts. James A. Michener, Pearl Buck, Dorothy Parker, Oscar Hammerstein, Moss Hart and of course, Charles Sheeler, have all lived in Doylestown.

Doylestown is an ideal destination for a short getaway or daytime trip. There are one-of-a-kind boutiques, restaurants for fine and casual dining, parks, lodging, and numerous recreational activities

The town is easily accessible by major highways and public transportation. For information about transportation, click here for directions.

To learn more about Bucks County and that it offers, please refer to the following websites:


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Our stunning 234-page catalogue includes photographs by Sheeler and others, plus essays written by scholars, historians, and archivists.

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Google Art Project

Experience the Michener Art Museum’s permanent collection in a whole new way with the Google Art Project. You can now wander the museum galleries using the same technology as Google Street View.

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