Bridging Cultures

Changing Lives

Carrying on the legacy of writer, activist, and humanitarian Pearl S. Buck through...

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Who We Are

Carrying on Her Mission and Legacy

Pearl S. Buck was a Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author and a driving force in humanitarian causes. She was a longtime advocate of cross-cultural understanding and racial harmony as a means of achieving world peace. We continue her legacy of bridging cultures and changing lives through intercultural education, humanitarian aid, and sharing the Pearl S. Buck House National Historic Landmark museum.

“The test of a civilization is in the way that it cares for its helpless members”

- Pearl S. Buck

Our Impact

People taught through our intercultural programs
Children and families served through our international programs in 2020
Guest visited the Pearl S. Buck house in 2020 and learned about her incredible legacy

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Host Your Event

The Pearl S. Buck House, an iconic Bucks County stone farmhouse and National Historic Landmark, along with the Cultural Center, Welcome Center, and Estate Pavilion sit on a stunning 67-acre estate with prize-winning gardens and manicured grounds.

Multiple indoor and outdoor rental spaces are available for:

  • Weddings
  • Parties and Special Events
  • Conferences and Meetings
  • Classes and Workshops

Intercultural Education

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Intercultural Education

Welcome Workplace: Diversity and Inclusion Training

Welcome Workplace is a cross-cultural competency program designed to help schools, businesses, and organizations establish an environment that embraces diversity and inclusion. We offer:

  • Intercultural competency assessments and interventions
  • Organization-wide diversity and inclusion programming
  • Employee professional development

Humanitarian Aid

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Humanitarian Aid

Malnutrition, disease, and a lack of education are all daunting obstacles many children and families face on a daily basis. Humanitarian aid from compassionate donors like you can make a life-changing difference.

Sponsor a Child

Historical Home Tours

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Historical Home Tours

The Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark in Bucks County, PA, was the home of Pearl S. Buck and her family. Here you can tour the home, explore the award-winning gardens, and learn more about Pearl S. Buck and her legacy.

Business Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday - 10am - 3pm
Sunday - 12pm - 3pm
*These are business hours, not tour times; house tour times vary (please see the Plan Your Visit page) and must be reserved in advance.

Tour Prices

Adults - $15
Seniors - $12
Students - $7
Members - Free

News & Events

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Celebrating Recent Filipino College Graduates

Pearl S. Buck Foundation Philippines, whose primary mission focuses on education and keeping children in school to better their lives and lift themselves and their families out ofpoverty saw 10…

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PSBI Hires New Vice President of Development

Pearl S. Buck International has hired longtime non-profit development professional Susan Savage as the organization’s new Vice President of Development. Savage, who is a lifelong Bucks County resident, brings a…

Writing

Writing Center – Short Stories Book Discussion Group

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

All classes will meet online via Zoom 2nd Tuesdays, 10-11:30 am March 8 April 12 May 10 June 14 July 12 August 9 September 13 October 11 Dr. Carol Breslin,…