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Glencairn Museum

1001 Cathedral Rd., Bryn Athyn, PA 19009
The exterior of the Glencairn Museum

The exterior of the Glencairn Museum.

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Glencairn is a castle-like mansion in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, that was home to the Pitcairn family for more than 40 years. Now the Glencairn Museum, it contains a collection of about 8,000 artworks, mostly religious in nature, from cultures such as ancient Egypt, ancient Greece, the Roman Empire and medieval Europe, as well as Islamic, Asian, and Native American works. The museum is affiliated with The New Church, and the building is on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours of the building and collection are available year-round.

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