Historic sites and museums


Historic Sites, Museums, and Galleries
Museum and Gallery exhibits for visitors of all kinds.

Discover the history of the Centre County region including railroad museums, military museums and mansions.

Business Rt. 322, Boalsburg, PA  16827
(814) 466-6263
17.8 mi – about 21 mins

The Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona. The Railroaders Memorial Museum is dedicated to revealing, interpreting, commemorating and celebrating the significant contributions of Railroaders and their families to American life and industry.
http://www.railroadcity.com/  Maria Strohm at (814) 946-0834
36.6 mi – about 41 mins

320 W. High Street
Train Station
Bellefonte, PA  16823
(814) 355-2917
14.7 mi – about 19 mins

1001 E. College Avenue
State College, PA  16801

(814) 234-4779
Restored ironmaster's mansion
15.3 mi – about 19 mins

Business Rt. 322
163 Boal Estate Drive
Boalsburg,  PA   16827
(814) 466-6210
18.8 mi – about 25 mins

The Fort is open May 1 – October 31
Tuesday – Saturday 11am-5pm; Sunday-Monday 1pm – 5pm
Use the fort’s website for directions.
Historic Sinking Spring, RR #3, Box 391, Altoona,  PA   16601
(814) 946-0048
Historic landmark featuring reenactments and education programs
15.1 mi – about 21 mins

1500 W. Third St.
Williamsport,  PA   17701

(570) 326-2500
Historic tours of 
Williamsport
65.4 mi – about 1 hour 12 mins

Historic Curtin Village/Eagle Ironworks in Boggs Township
251Curtin Village Dr., Howard,  PA   16841
For those whose ancestors lived in this area, or whose ancestors worked in the iron industry, Curtin village offers authentic reproductions of this iron-making village in Boggs Township.  It is open for tours after Memorial Day.  Call ahead to confirm details. (814) 355-1982
15.1 mi – about 19 mins

David Lions House
206 N. Fourth Street
, Snow Shoe, PA   16874-0119
(814) 387-4200
A heritage museum and private lending library. They have a large collection of artifacts from the Snow Shoe/Moshannon/Mountaintop portion of 
Centre County
24.7 mi – about 30 mins

Mifflinburg Buggy Museum
598 Green Street, Mifflinburg, PA 17844
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570-966-1355 or email us at buggymuseum@jlink.net
http://www.buggymuseum.org/
Preserved carriage factory, family home and showroom
81.1 mi – about 1 hour 32 mins

Penn’s Valley Area Historical Museum
244 W. Aaron Square
Aaronsburg,  PA   16820

(814) 349-4811
Thousands of artifacts of rural agricultural life in the area
37.7 mi – about 1 hour 2 mins

One Piper Way
Lock Haven, PA   17745
(570) 748-8283
42.1 mi – about 51 mins

Historic Boalsburg

Matson Museum of Anthropology
216 Carpenter Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 956-0834
14.1 mi – about 24 mins
(A stamp collector’s paradise)
100 Match Factory Place, Bellefonte, PA  16823
(814) 933-3803
15.0 mi – about 20 mins