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Somerset Historical Center

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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
Brian C
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A must-see, interesting history lesson

I especially like the gift shop for unique items. Check our their website for fun events that are... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
LanLady L
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10649 Somerset Pike, Somerset, PA 15501-7357
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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 LanLady L
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 Mark D
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

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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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Reviewed 26 August 2016

My family's roots began in this area and I've been coming to the town and surrounding area for over 50 years. My professional background is in non-profit museums but I had not been to this Historical Center until recently. As we chatted, I was impressed...More

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Maria B
11 July 2016|
Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
No. Flight 93 went down in Shanksville a few miles away. I’ve done both in one overnight visit.