The Somerset Historical Center
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
COVID-19 Update: PHMC offices throughout the state are closed through Thursday, April 30, 2020. We are continuing to work remotely.
Update to closures at the Somerset Historical Center
Changes to our operations in response to COVID-19