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The Somerset Historical Center

****PHMC’s historic sites and museums, including the Somerset Historical Center, will remain closed until further notice.  Please watch our website and social media for important updates.****

The Somerset Historical Center is a 150-acre rural history museum. Through exhibits, workshops, and educational programs, we're dedicated to preserving the history of life in southwestern PA from the region's first farmers to the present day. The Somerset Historical Center also serves as headquarters of the Historical & Genealogical Society of Somerset County. The Visitors Center houses permanent and changing exhibits as well as the Genealogical Research Library.

Guided tours of the outdoor exhibits are available from April 1st to October 31st.

Plan Your Visit

We're located about 4 miles north of Somerset, Pennsylvania. Click here for directions, hours and pricing

News & Happenings

To celebrate the 225th Anniversary of Somerset County, we've put together a Passport to History! Grab your passport and follow the clues to fill it with crayon rubbed images. Collect 12 images to receive a commemorative keepsake. Collect all 20 to be entered in the Grand Prize drawing!

Test your knowledge of the Conestoga Wagon with a short quiz!

Learn about how Mountain Craft Days got its start.