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1    Amish Village
2    Amish Farm and House
3    Bahr's Mill
4    Colonial Penn Plantation
5    Cornwall Iron Furnace
6    Daniel Boone Homestead
7    Drake Well Museum
8    Eckley Miners' Village
9    Ephrata Cloister
10  Fort Ligonier
11  Fort Mifflin on the Delaware
12  Fort Necessity National Battlefield
14  Historic Bethlehem Colonial Industrial Quarter
15  Historic Hannastown (Hanna's Town)
16  Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site
17  Landis Valley Farm Museum
18  Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life
20  Niagara
21  Peter Wentz Farmstead
22  Old Bedford Village
23  Old Economy Village
24  Pennsbury Manor
25  Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
26  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine
27  Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
29  Somerset Historical Center
30  Steamtown National Historic Site
31  Valley Forge National Historic Park
32  Washington Crossing Historic Park
33  West Overton Museums
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Amish Village Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Old Order Amish farmhouse, blacksmith shop, one room schoolhouse, barn & animals, smokehouse, buggies, waterwheel and windmillAddress
Route 896
PO Box 115
Strasburg, Pennsylvania 17579
General Location:
Closest City:  Lancaster (9 mi)
Closest Major Road:  US 30
Closest Airport:  Lancaster LNS (US Airways only); Harrisburg MDT


Contact
Phone 717 687-8511
2  Amish Farm and House Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Amish House and Farm in the middle of the tourist - shopping area. Farm includes various animals and crops, several barns, a watermill, windmill, and spring house. Blacksmith and quilter.Address
2395 Rt 30 E
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
General Location:
Closest City:  Lancaster
Closest Major Road:  US 30
Closest Airport:  Lancaster LNS (US Airways only); Harrisburg MDT


Contact
Phone 717 394-6185
Bahr's Mill Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 1897 woodworking and grist mill, still being restored.. It contains much of the original machinery.Address
337 S Ironstone Dr
Boyertown, Pennsylvania 19512
General Location:
Closest City:  Reading (25 mi)
Closest Major Road:  SR 100 to US 422
Closest Airport:  Reading RDG (US Airways only) Allentown ABE


Contact
Phone 610 369-7266

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Colonial Penn Plantation Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 112 acre farm operates as a research and education facility dedicated to everyday life in the 18th century. The buildings were restored using 18th century tools and technology.Address
Ridley Creek State Park
Media, Pennsylvania 19063
General Location:
Closest City:  Philadelphia (25 mi)
Closest Interstate:  SR 352 to US 1
Closest Airport:  Philadelphia PHL


Contact
Phone 610 566-1725
Cornwall Iron Furnace Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Iron making complex operated from 1742 to 1883. Furnace, steam powered air-blast machinery, and several related buildings still survive.Address
Rexmont
PO Box 251
Cornwall, Pennsylvania 17016
General Location:
Closest City:  Lancaster (25 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 322 to I-76
Closest Airport:  Harrisburg MDT


Contact
Phone 717 272-9711
Daniel Boone Homestead Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Existing home is built on the foundation and cellar of the home that stood there when Daniel Boone was born thereAddress
400 Daniel Boone Rd
Birdsboro, Pennsylvania 19508
General Location:
Closest City:  Reading (12 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 422 to I-176
Closest Airport:  Reading RDG (IS Airways only) Allentown ABE


Contact
Phone 610 582-4900

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Drake Well Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: This is where the oil industry began. Site includes a replica of the first well, a museum building, and several drilling rigs, with other oil and pumping machinery.Address
East Bloss
RD 3 Box 7
Titusville, Pennsylvania 16354
General Location:
Closest City:  Meadville  (30 mi)
Closest Major Road:  SR 27 to US 62
Closest Airport: 
Franklin FKL (US Airways only); Youngstown, OH YNG

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Phone 814 827-2797
Eckley Miners' Village Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Company built (1854) and owned miners' village for 115 years, the village became the site for the movie The Molly Maguires. After the filming, the entire town was turned into a museumAddress
RR 2
Box 236
Weatherly, Pennsylvania 18255
General Location:
Closest City:  Wilkes-Barre (35 mi)
Closest Interstate:  SR 93 to I-476 (east), I-81 (west)
Closest Airport:  Wilkes-Barre AVP


Contact
Phone 570 636-2070
Ephrata Cloister Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Site of a celibate German religious group, the community lasted from 1732 to 1934, although as a non-celibate German Seventh-Day Baptist congregation from 1814 onAddress
632 W. Main St
Ephrata, Pennsylvania 17522
General Location:
Closest City:  Lancaster (15 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 322 to US 222 to I-76 exit 21
Closest Airport:  Lancaster LNS (US Airways only); Harrisburg MDT


Contact
Phone 717 733-6600

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10  Fort Ligonier Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Reconstructed 18th century frontier log fort. Log houses, fort buildings. Film and French & Indian War artifact collectionAddress
216 S Market St
Ligonier, Pennsylvania 15658
General Location:
Closest City:  Greensburg (20 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 30, I-70 runs south
Closest Airport:  Pittsburgh PIT


Contact
Phone 724 238-9701
11  Fort Mifflin on the Delaware Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Built to protect Philadelphia from the British during the Revolutionary War, the fort was subject of a seven week siegeAddress
Fort Mifflin Road
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19153
General Location:
Closest City:  Philadelphia
Closest Interstate:  I-95 exit 13
Closest Airport:  Philadelphia PHL


Contact
Phone 215 492-1881
12  Fort Necessity National Battlefield Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Small stockaded fort in a field. Original fort was built by George Washington as he was being pursued by the French. He surrendered after a brief battle. Site includes reconstructed fort, tavernAddress
1 Washington Parkway
Farmington, Pennsylvania 15437
General Location:
Closest City:  Uniontown (15 mi)
Closest Major Road:  US 40
Closest Airport:  Altoona AOO


Contact
Phone 724 329-5512

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14  Historic Bethlehem Colonial Industrial QuarterClick here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Site includes restored 1810 Goundie House, restored 1869 Luckenbach mill with contemporary craft gallery and interpretive exhibits, reconstructed 1763 springhouse, tannery , and 1762 waterworks Address
459 Old York Rd
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
General Location:
Closest City:  Bethlehem
Closest Interstate:  I-78 exit 21 or US 22
Closest Airport:  Allentown ABE


Contact
Phone 610 691-5300
15  Historic Hannastown (Hanna's Town) Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 18th century town was the first county seat west of the Alleghenies, destroyed at the end of the American Revolution. Costumed guides give toursAddress
951 Old Salem Rd
Greensburg, Pennsylvania 15601
General Location:
Closest City:  Greensburg
Closest Major Road:  SR 66 to SR 130 (Amos Hutchinson Bypass), n to US 22, S to US 30
Closest Airport:  Latrobe LBE (US Airways only); Pittsburgh PIT


Contact
Phone 724 836-1800
16  Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Iron working village of the 1820-1840 era. Visitor center, ten open buildingsAddress
2 Mark Bird Lane
Elverson, Pennsylvania 19520
General Location:
Closest City:  Reading (18 mi)
Closest Interstate:  SR 345, I-76 exit 22
Closest Airport:  Reading RDG (US Airways only) Allentown ABE


Contact
Phone 610 582-8773

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17  Landis Valley Farm Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Buildings and artifacts of Pennsylvania German life in the 18th & 19th centuriesAddress
2451 Kissel Road
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601
General Location:
Closest City:  Lancaster
Closest Major Road: SR 272 to US 222, I-76 exit 21
Closest Airport:  Lancaster LNS (US Airways only); Harrisburg MDT


Contact
Phone 717 569-0401
18  Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Many hands on activities. Archaeological site with museum showing how work is done. 19th century village with general store and blacksmith, classes in one-room school.Address
401 Meadowcroft Rd
Avella, Pennsylvania 15312
General Location:
Closest City:  Steubenville, OH (20 mi)
Closest Major Road: US 22
Closest Airport:  Pittsburgh PIT


Contact
Phone 724 587-3412

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20  Niagara Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Maritime museum and home port of US Brig Niagara. Admission prices are higher when it is port, but it is the highlight, so call ahead.Address
150 East Front Street
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507
General Location:
Closest City:  Erie
Closest Interstate:  I-79 exit 44
Closest Airport:  Erie ERI


Contact
Phone 814 452-2744
21  Peter Wentz Farmstead Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Farmhouse built in 1758, used by George Washington as his headquarters for part of 1777, now the site of a working 18th century farmsteadAddress
2100 Schultz Rd
PO Box 240
Worcester, Pennsylvania 19490
General Location:
Closest City:  Norristown (5 mi)
Closest Interstate:  I-476
Closest Airport:  Philadelphia PHL


Contact
Phone 610 584-5104
22  Old Bedford Village Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: 40 log and frame structures from 1750-1851, wooden bridge, operating pioneer farm.Address
220 Sawblade Rd
Bedford, Pennsylvania 15522
General Location:
Closest City:  Johnstown (40 mi)
Closest Interstate:  I-76 & I-99
Closest Airport:  Altoona AOO; Pittsburgh PIT


Contact
Phone 814 623-1156
Toll free 800 238-4347

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23  Old Economy Village Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Old Economy was the last home of the Harmonists, who also created New Harmony in Indiana. Located in Ambridge, it has several of the original buildingsAddress
Fourteenth & Church
Ambridge, Pennsylvania 15003
General Location:
Closest City:  Pittsburgh (30 mi)
Closest Interstate:  SR 60, I-76
Closest Airport:  Pittsburgh PIT


Contact
Phone 724 266-4500
24  Pennsbury Manor Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Recreated country home of William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania. Address
400 Pennsbury Memorial Rd
Morrisville, Pennsylvania 19067
General Location:
Closest City:  Trenton NJ (8 mi)
Closest Interstate:  I-276
Closest Airport:  Philadelphia PHL


Contact
Phone 215 946-0400
25  Pennsylvania Lumber Museum Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: History of logging with visitor center and logging campAddress
5660 US 6 West
PO Box 239
Galeton, Pennsylvania 16922
General Location:
Closest City:  Elmira NY (60 mi)
Closest Major Road:  US 6 to US 15
Closest Airport:  Elmira ELM


Contact
Phone 814 435-2652

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26  Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Tour actual underground coal mine.Address
19th & Oak
Ashland, Pennsylvania 17921
General Location:
Closest City:  Mt Carmel (5 mi)
Closest Interstate:  I-81 exit 35
Closest Airport:  Allentown ABE


Contact
Phone 570 875-3850
27  Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: entered on a 1765 log house with 1892 additions, 12 other buildings. Address
1000 Turkey Hill Rd
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360
General Location:
Closest City:  Stroudsburg
Closest Interstate:  I-80 Stroudsburg
Closest Airport:  Allentown ABE


Contact
Phone 570 992-6161
29  Somerset Historical Center Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Rural Pennsylvania life in the early 1800's.Address
10649 Somerset Pike
RD 2, Box 238
Somerset, Pennsylvania 15501
General Location:
Closest City:  Johnstown (20 mi)
Closest Interstate: US 219,  I-70 (PA Turnpike)
Closest Airport:  Johnstown JSP (US Airways only) Pittsburgh PIT


Contact
Phone 814 445-6077

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30  Steamtown National Historic Site Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Located in former train yards, the site features an operating roundhouse, locomotive shop, and museum.Address
150 South Washington Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503
General Location:
Closest City:  Scranton
Closest Interstate:  I-81
Closest Airport:  Wilkes-Barre AVP


Contact
Phone 570 340-5200
Toll free 888 693-2018
31  Valley Forge National Historic Park Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Perhaps the most famous military encampment in American history, Valley Forge housed the Continental Army in the winter of 1777-1778, and over 2,000 soldiers died from disease and hardship.Address
Highway 23 King of Prussia 19406, 610 783-1011
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 19482
General Location:
Closest City:  Philadelphia
Closest Interstate:  I-76, US 422
Closest Airport:  Philadelphia PHL


Contact
Phone 610-783-1077
32  Washington Crossing Historic Park Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Location of Washington's famous Christmas 1776 crossing of the Delaware River to surprise the Hessian garrison at TrentonAddress
1112 River Rd
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania 18977
General Location:
Closest City:  Trenton, NJ (10 mi)
Closest Interstate:  I-95, exit 31
Closest Airport:  Philadelphia PHL


Contact
Phone 215 493-4076

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33  West Overton Museums Click here for hours, admission fees, details of what's there, local lodging, local information & nearby things to do
Description: Rural industrial village contains the Overholt Mill/Distillery, Overholt Homestead, Henry Clay Frick birthplace cottage, wash house and smoke house.Address
Overholt Dr
Scottdale, Pennsylvania 15683
General Location:
Closest City:  Greensburg (20 mi)
Closest Interstate:  US 119, I70
Closest Airport:  Latrobe LBE (US Airways only); Pittsburgh PIT


Contact
Phone 412 887-7910
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