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Somerset Historical Center

10649 Somerset Pike, Somerset, PA 15501-7357
+1 814-445-6077
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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
Very Informative

We visited during the week and offseason so there were not any activities going on at the time... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
dcd0127
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Philadelphia
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10649 Somerset Pike, Somerset, PA 15501-7357
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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
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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

Thank dcd0127
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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
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Reviewed 28 February 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

2  Thank JediTraveller
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Reviewed 24 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
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Reviewed 28 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
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Reviewed 17 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
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Reviewed 16 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

Thank SEEitall_12
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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

Thank Denise D
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

It's a small place, nothing major but it's nice to visit nonetheless. It talks about the region's farming history and the like and it's interesting to see and hear about.

1  Thank Michael K
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