James A. Michener Art Museum (138 S. Pine St., 215/340-9800, www.michenermuseum.org , Tues.–Fri. 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. noon–5 p.m., $6.50 adult, $6 senior, $4 student and child 6–18, free under 6) is named for another famous Doylestown local, a Pulitzer Prize–winning author, philanthropist, and teacher. The museum displays a collection of 20th-century American art and sculpture, including a world-class collection of Pennsylvania Impressionism.
Occupying the former Bucks County Prison, the nonprofit cultural institution is dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting the art and heritage of Bucks County .