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.

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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.


Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 5pm
Saturday - 10am - 4pm
Sunday - 12pm - 4pm
*House tour times vary and must be reserved in advance

Tour Prices

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

News & Events

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Holiday Orchestra Concert Dec. 17

Celebrate the holidays at Pearl S. Buck International with a special orchestra concert. This musical celebration will be on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 7 pm at 520 Dublin Road,…

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A Year of Helping Children in Kenya

December marks one year since Pearl S. Buck International announced its partnership with two Montgomery County-based mission-oriented entities—the non-profit charity Chariots for Hope and Bethlehem Baptist Church in Spring House,…

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Festival of Trees

November 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - January 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Tour Tickets and Reservations Required Each year during the Annual Festival of Trees, the rooms of Pearl S. Buck’s iconic Bucks County stone farmhouse come alive with the glow of…