Morrisville, PA Arts & Culture

Trenton's a bit busy for you. Philadelphia is expensive and too far from work. So where are you going to live?

Consider Morrisville, PA. We're in green, peaceful, historic Bucks County, a hop across the river from Trenton, a short drive from Philadelphia, and with easy access to New York trains.

Should you want to go anywhere else, that is. But you might want to stick close to home, because while Morrisville is a small town, we're within striking distance of the region's best arts and culture. There's always something that will feed your heart and your head here, and it happens in a landscape that has inspired artists for centuries. 

Want to know more? Read on for a taste of theatre, music, and museums in Bucks County and Trenton. But it's just a taste, we promise -- to get the full effect you have to live here!

Theatre Near Morrisville, PA

Bucks County Playhouse -- A former mill, the legendary New Hope structure is Pennsylvania's official state theatre and the birthplace of countless New York productions. Terence McNally's Mothers & Sons, recently on Broadway, began here, and Bucks County resident Christopher Durang's Vanya & Sonya & Masha & Spike, a smash on Broadway, bows here in 2014.

Live Music

Sun National Bank Center -- Springsteen rents it out to rehearse. Sesame Street sets up shop here when they come to town. If it's big, loud, and colorful, it's at Trenton's Sun National Bank Center.

The Record Collector -- Head a little south of Trenton to Bordentown, NJ, and seek out the pastel Art Deco building that looks like James Dean should live there. Got it? This is one of the area's best record shops, an audiophile's dream and host to frequent live events.

Museums Near Morrisville

Pennsbury Manor -- Located right here in Morrisville, this recreated colonial estate is a fascinating insight into 18th century life, equal parts history lesson and opportunity for quiet mediation. There's something for all ages here; check the site for information on frequen events and kids' programs. Don't care about the house? Bring a camera or sketchbook and chill out with the abundant wildlife. 

New Jersey State Museum -- A kid-friendly science museum just minutes across the river in Trenton, the New Jersey State Museum is full of fun and astonishment for the whole family.

New Jersey State Police Museum -- Interested in law enforcement? This West Trenton museum, open Monday through Friday, 10 am - 4 pm, has all you need to know about crime and crimefighting in the Garden State.

Bucks County Arts

How can we choose one thing in New Hope, PA? Yes, there are galleries, craft boutiques, and coffeehouses galore, but heck, every building seems to be a work of art in itself. Don't miss it. 

We could go on, but we'd rather you get out and start exploring. Consider renting an apartment at The Commons at Fallsington -- we give your family a comfortable base in Morrisville, PA, minutes from cultural riches in Trenton and Bucks County.

Want to know more about arts in Bucks County? Curious about apartments at The Commons at Fallsington? Get in touch!