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Somerset Historical Center

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Great regional museum

Visited the historical center during the week on a cold, rainy day but was warmly greeted at the... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
tjstech03
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McMurray, Pennsylvania
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Mountain Craft Days

My grandson became the third generation to visit and see 18th century mountain life. Rodney the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
229BrianC229
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Ohio
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10649 Somerset Pike, Somerset, PA 15501-7357
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the historical center during the week on a cold, rainy day but was warmly greeted at the desk. Viewed a video giving a broad overview of the history of southwestern PA, then toured through the museum. It had a lot if information tracing life...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

My grandson became the third generation to visit and see 18th century mountain life. Rodney the Younger’s magic show was great as were the dozens of craftsmen, artisans and musical performances. The museum is updated since I took my children 20 years ago with interactive...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

I especially like the gift shop for unique items. Check our their website for fun events that are scheduled. The volunteers are all very nice and helpful.

Thank lanladylan
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We visited during the week and offseason so there were not any activities going on at the time. However this place has a museum which explains the history of the whole area and also buildings which show what life was like in the 1700's and...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This plot of land sits on a beautiful spot out past the Somerset Walmart. Walters Mill Covered Bridge sits on the property. We found the history of the area is The History of America.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Stopped by here on a Sunday morning but the museum wasn't open yet. Still, it was a nice place for a short visit because of the outdoor buildings and bridge. I especially was interested in the Walter's Mill Covered Bridge which was easily approached via...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

There are good reasons to visit this part of Pennsylvania , the natural beauty, forests, streams, hiking trails, Fallingwater and more. In my opinion, visiting the Somerset Historical Center is also a great reason to go to the area. It is dedicated to describing the...More

1  Thank Jes K
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very professionally done with well preserved local area artifacts. And just a short distance from Quecreek Mine Rescue site.

Thank 173markd
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Nicely done..., beginning with a movie then moving through exhibits, explaining the culture and history of the area and the hard working rural lifestyle of the farmers and how they progressed through time. It was not busy when we were there which was nice going...More

Thank 02TravelBugs
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We came with a bus group and at first we thought the place was too small town to be interesting but the Historical Center was very well layed out and very interesting insite to the history of western PA. It showed how the area had...More

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Response from 229BrianC229 | Reviewed this property |
No. Flight 93 went down in Shanksville a few miles away. I’ve done both in one overnight visit.
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