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 and educational programs
Children and families served through our international programs in 2022
Guest visited the Pearl S. Buck Estate in 2022 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

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.

Office 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

Taiwan

Serving New Immigrant Families in Taiwan For More Than Five Decades

Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, Pearl S. Buck Foundation Taipei, Taiwan (PSBFTT) continued to make a difference in the lives of those they serve. Generous contributions, from local…

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From Vulnerable Child to Confident Leader

Since 2021, Pearl S. Buck International has partnered with local non-profit Chariots for Hope, which serves children in need in Kenya through the operation of several children’s homes, and Bethlehem…

Writing

Writer’s Guild

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Pearl S. Buck Writing Center’s 2024 Writers Guild will zoom meet on the 3rd Sundays, monthly from March 17th through October 20th, from 1-3 to share and critique our writing works-in-progress. In a friendly atmosphere,…