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The Somerset Historical Center

Open Wednesday-Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm 

Sunday-Tuesday: Closed


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

The 2nd Annual Christmas Craft Shoppe features hand-made crafts from local artisans and vendors.

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