Five More Local Treasures in and near Bucks County
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Local Treasures

Places you may not have thought to visit - PART 4

Our area is wonderfully rich in attractions that are less well known, but nonetheless great places to visit.

Da Vinci Science Center

3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103 (map it)

Da Vinci Science Ceter Allentown PA

The Da Vinci Science Center’s 10,000-square-foot exhibit floor is filled with interactive experiences that will cheer and inspire curious minds of all ages. You and the kids can learn about chemistry, seismometers, weather, electricity, light, human senses, robots, Mack trucks, gyroscopes, art, fossils, wind turbines, an ocean touch tank, honeybee hive, and much, much more. Visit website >

The Stoogeum

904 Sheble Lane, Ambler, PA 19002 (map it)

Three Stooges Museum Ambler PA

The Stoogeum is the world's first and only museum of Three Stooges memorabilia. Containing close to 100,000 pieces of Stoogeabilia, the Stoogeum offers fans a chance to view a vast array of artifacts which celebrate the legacy of this legendary comedy team. The 10,000 square-foot building houses anything and everything Stooge. Artifacts from 1918 to the present are on exhibit, including several interactive displays. The Stoogeum also contains a research library, a 16MM film storage vault and an 85-seat theater used for film screenings, lectures and special presentations. The Stoogeum is also the headquarters of the Three Stooges Fan Club. Visit website >

Washington Memorial Chapel at Valley Forge

Route 23 at Valley Forge Park, Valley Forge, PA 19481 (map it)

Washington Memorial Chapel, Valley Forge PA

Washington Memorial Chapel is located within Valley Forge National Historical Park, on Valley Forge Road. The chapel is located on beautiful grounds, with a bell tower and carillon, a veterans wall of honor, and a magnificent interior with beautiful stained glass windows. Visit website >

New Jersey State Museum

205 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 (map it)

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton NJ

The New Jersey State Museum serves the life-long educational needs of residents and visitors through its collections, exhibitions, programs, publications and scholarship in science, history and the arts. The Museum explores the natural and cultural diversity of New Jersey, past and present. The largest planetarium in New Jersey seats 150 visitors in specially-designed reclining seats that transport an audience to any astronomical destination. Visit website >

Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum

1155 Easton Road, Horsham, PA (map it)

Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum, Horsham PA

The Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum is owned and operated by the Delaware Valley Historical Aircraft Association (DVHAA). It includes 17 aircraft inside the museum and in the outdoor display area, and nearly forty exhibits of artifacts including flight helmets, vintage aviation flight gear, air to air missiles (inert), and vintage ejection seats. There is also an extensive collection of military service medals. Visit website >


Part 1
Carousel Village (Wrightstown)
Garden of Reflection (Yardley)
Raven Rock Bridge (Lumberville)
Ringing Rocks (Upper Black Eddy)
Grounds for Sculpture (Hamilton, NJ)
Part 2
Hortulus Farm (Wrightstown)
Red Mill Museum (Clinton, NJ)
America on Wheels (Allentown)
Hunterdon Arboretum (Lebanon)
Lost River Caverns (Hellertown)
Part 3
Northlandz (Flemington)
Black River RR (Flemington)
Elmwood Park Zoo (Norristown)
Howell Farm (Lambertville)
Audubon Center (Audubon)
Part 4
DaVinci Science Center (Allentown)
The Stoogeum (Ambler)
Washington Mem. Chapel (Valley Forge)
NJ State Museum (Trenton)
Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum (Horsham)
Part 5
Lights in the Parkway (Allentown)
Byers Choice Holiday (Chalfont)
Holiday Garden Railway (Philadelphia)
Brandywine Christmas (Chadds Ford)
Downtown Bethlehem (Bethlehem)
Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square)
Peddlers Village (Lahaska)
Part 6
Bucks County Playhouse (New Hope)
Trenton Fire Museum (Trenton)
Moravian Museum (Nazareth)
American Treasure Tour (Oaks)
Martin Guitar Factory (Nazareth)
Part 7
Barn Nature Center (Doylestown)
Greenshire Gardens (Quakertown)
Lockwood Gorge (Lebanon Twp, NJ)
Chanticleer Garden (Wayne)
Boyertown Museum (Boyertown)
Part 8
Canal Boat Ride (Easton)
Classic Car Museum (Pottsville)
Delaware Canal (Easton to Bristol)
Mack Trucks Museum (Allentown)
Sanderson Museum (Chadds Ford)
Part 9
Sculpture Park (Jenkintown)
Bowmans Hill Tower (New Hope)
Bowmans Hill Wildflowers (New Hope)
Delaware Valley Fire Museum (New Hope)
Morris Arboretum (Philadelphia)
Part 10
Fall Season
Ghost Tours
Cemetery Tours
Apple Picking
Part 11
Lakota Wolf Preserve (Columbia, NJ)
Mt Airy Art Garage (Philadelphia)
The Highlands (Fort Washington)
LV Heritage Museum (Allentown)
Bucks Childrens Museum (New Hope)
Part 12
Insectarium (Philadelphia)
Magic Gardens (Philadelphia)
Edgar Allan Poe House (Philadelphia)
Eastern State Penitentiary (Philadelphia)
Mütter Museum (Philadelphia)