Morrisville, PA Art Scene

Say you work in NJ state government or one of the big Mercer County hospitals. 

Do you really want to live on your job's doorstep? You need a place that's far enough away to seem different, a quiet, green spot where you can relax and forget about the day's pressures. But it can't be so far away as to give you headaches, either.

Check out Morrisville, PA. We're moments across the river from Trenton and a reasonable drive from Philly. When you live here it's easy to jump on a train for New York, too.

But you might not want to since Bucks County, PA has access to some of the region's best arts and culture. Yes, there's always something to excite your senses here, stuff that will get your heart pumping and your mind racing. Bucks County has inspired generations of artists, and its cultural treasures are waiting for you.

Here's a brief taste of the arts, music, and culture nearby when you live in Morrisville:

Live Music

The Record Collector -- Okay, so it's not strictly a live music venue; it's better than that. This groovy Art Deco building in Bordentown, NJ is one of the area's best record stores (remember those?), the place to find the stuff Mom threw out or the goodies you didn't know you wanted. And there are frequent live gigs here. Check their site to find out what's in store; anybody can play a bar, after all, but record store people have taste.

Dubh Linn Square -- This massive Irish Pub in Bordentown, NJ has an enormous drinks list (including rotating craft beers), tasty gourmet food and frequent live music, from traditional Irish seisuns to groovier stuff. Follow them on social media to find out more. 

Theatre Near Morrisville, PA

Bucks County Playhouse -- Legendary playwright Moss Hart helped rescue this burnt-out mill in the late 1930s and helped turn it into Pennsylvania's official state theatre. Countless Broadway productions have started here, most recently Terence McNally's Mothers & Sons. High-powered New York producer Robyn Goodman now runs the place, and the new season promises the best and brightest in writing and acting.

Museums Near Morrisville

Pennsbury Manor -- William Penn wrote, 'A country life I like best for myself and my children.' He made it happen at Pennsbury Manor, his sprawing 17th-18th century estate in Morrisville. The house has been refurbished to approximate Penn's time, and is an incompable resource for information on the Penn family and life in early Pennsylvania. Check their site for information on the estate's fun all-ages programming. Not into history? Don't worry; Pennsbury Manor is one the region's best spots to commune with wildlife. Walk the grounds, relax, and enjoy.

Washington Crossing Historic Park -- George Washington's army set off from here early on Christmas morning 1776 to attack the British at Trenton -- America's decisive victory early in the Revolutionary War.

Excited? We don't blame you. Consider renting an apartment at Wellington Woods, a friendly, comfortable, and affordable base for your family in Morrisville, Pa, minutes from the excitement of Trenton and Bucks County.

Want to know more about arts and culture near Morrisville? Curious about apartments for rent at Wellington Woods? Ask us!

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