Museums In Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh and Southwest Area

Visit the museums in Pennsylvania in the Pittsburgh and southwestern area of the state on a fun family or couple’s vacation.

This area of the state has a good variety of art, science and history museums.

Kids and adults will enjoy learning and browsing the displays and artifacts.

Armstrong County PA

Armstrong County Museum

300 North McKean Street
Kittanning PA 16201

1st Sunday of every month 1-4 PM April to mid November, Wednesdays 1-4 PM
Kittanning PA Hotels

Beaver County Pennsylvania

Air Heritage Museum
Beaver County Airport
35 Piper Street
Beaver Falls PA 15010
Beaver Falls PA Hotels

Mon-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday by appointment 11 AM-6 PM

  • Artifacts on commercial, civil and military aviation
  • Aircraft and flight history
PA Air Heritage Museum sperry aviation pioneers stamp

Old Economy Village
Church and 14th Streets
Ambridge PA 15003

Mid April to end of October Fri-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sundays 12-5 PM

  • Harmony Society interpretations and history
  • National Historic Landmark
  • Various historic buildings with time period furniture

Butler County Pennsylvania

Check’s Radio Museum
660 Hillville Road
Karns City PA 16041

  • April – October
  • Hundreds of radios on display

Harmony Museum
218 Mercer Street
Harmony PA 16037

Open Tues-Sun 1-4 PM

  • Information and exhibits about the Harmonists

Maridon Museum
322 North McKean Street
Butler PA 16001
Butler PA Hotels

Tues-Sat 11 AM-5 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM

  • Asian art and culture
  • German porcelain
  • Exhibits
  • Programs
antique tea cups sitting on antique deep pink colored saucers

The Old Stone House
2865 William Flynn Hwy
Slippery Rock PA 16057

May to October Saturdays 10 AM-5 PM, Sundays 12-5 PM

  • Historic cooking demonstrations
  • One of the museums in Pennsylvania with events
  • Rural life museum
  • Exhibits
  • Educational programs

Greene County PA

Depreciation Lands Museum
4743 S Pioneer Road
Allison Park PA 15116

May-October Sat-Sun 1-4 PM

  • Activities
  • Costumed demonstrators Sundays
  • Revolutionary War era

Greene County Historical Society Museum
918 Rolling Meadows Road
Waynesburg PA 15370
Waynesburg PA Hotels

Thurs-Sat 10 AM-3 PM, Sunday 1-4 PM

  • History of Greene County
  • 10,000+ artifacts

Woodville Plantation
1375 Washington Pike
Bridgeville PA 15017
Bridgeville PA Hotels

  • John and Presley Neville house
  • John was a Fort Pitt general

Indiana County PA

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Museum
Sutton Hall, Room 111
1011 South Drive
Indiana PA 15705
Indiana PA Hotels

Tues-Wed-Fri 2-6:30 PM, Thurs 12-7:30 PM, Sat 12-4 PM

  • Exhibits
  • Displays
  • Collections
  • Educational programs

Jimmy Stewart Museum

museums in Pennsylvania bronze Jimmy Stewart statue in front of a red brick building with white windows on green grass beside a green bush in Indiana PA

835 Philadelphia St
Indiana PA 15701

blue and white The Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana PA on a tan brick building

Mon-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 12-5 PM

Rebecca B Hadden Stone House Museum

Pennsylvania museums Rebecca B Hadden Stone House Museum sign on a stone building in Saltsburg PA, Indiana County PA

105 Point Street
Saltsburg PA 15681

Lawrence County PA

Harlansburg Station Transportation Museum
424 Old Route 19
New Castle PA 16101
New Castle PA Hotels

June-October Tues-Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM
March-May and November-December Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM

  • 3,000+ objects include railcars, automobiles, tools

Washington County PA

Duncan & Miller Glass Museum
525 Jefferson Avenue
Washington PA 15301
Washington PA Hotels

April-October Thurs-Sun 11 AM-4 PM

  • Glassware collections
  • Glassmaking tools and memorabilia

Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Museum of Rural Life
Avella PA
Avella PA Hotels

Saturdays 12-5 PM, Sundays 1-5 PM

  • National Historic Landmark with a 16,000 year old rock overhang
  • 16th century Indian Village
  • 19th century Meadowcroft Village – demonstrations, Miller Museum with horse drawn carriages

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
1 Museum Rd
Washington PA 15301

April-December Friday and Monday 10 AM-4 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM
Memorial Day to Labor Day – Mon-Fri 10 AM-4 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM

  • Tour includes trolley rides
  • Exhibits
  • Historic trolley displays

Enjoy visiting the museums in Pennsylvania in the southwest area of the state!

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