Pennsylvania Museums

Add visits to Pennsylvania museums when you visit PA on a family vacation, business trip or romantic getaway for two. You’ll also find the Allegheny National Forest region on this page.

Museums in PA offer art museums including contemporary and European displays, natural science museums, history museums, civil war museums, children’s museums and more.

The museums are located throughout the state, making it easy and convenient to find one in your vacation location.

Also included are historic house museums and homesteads as they pertain to Pennsylvania history.

History buffs will enjoy the displays, collections, one room schoolhouses and antique items.

The Regions

The Lake Erie region museums are located in Crawford County PA, Erie County PA, Mercer County PA and Venango County PA.

Pennsylvania museums abstract paintings on the wall with two white chairs on a wood floor

The Pittsburgh and southwest area museums are in Allegheny & Westmoreland counties, Armstrong County PA, Beaver County, Butler County, Greene County PA, Indiana County PA, Lawrence County, and Washington County PA.

Laurel Highlands/Southern Alleghenies museums can be found in Bedford County PA, Blair County PA, Cambria County PA, Huntingdon County PA and Somerset County PA.

Allegheny National Forest/northcentral region museums are in Clearfield County PA, Forest County PA, Jefferson County, McKean County, Potter County PA and Warren County PA.

Valleys of the Susquehanna/central PA region museums are located in Centre County PA, Clinton County PA , Columbia County, Lycoming County PA and Union County PA.

Philadelphia museum of art at sun down

Dutch Country and south central PA museums can be found in Adams County PA, Cumberland County, Dauphin County PA, Franklin County, Lancaster & Berks counties, Lebanon County PA and York County.

You can find the Poconos and north east area museums in Bradford County, Carbon County PA, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County PA, Monroe County, Schuylkill County PA, and Wayne County.

Lehigh Valley/Philadelphia museums are in Bucks & Lehigh counties, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County, Northampton County PA and Philadelphia County.

Enjoy your visit to the many museums in Pennsylvania when you visit on a fun PA vacation!

North Central Region

Visit one or more of the PA museums on a vacation to the Allegheny National Forest region of the state.

The area offers a variety of museums to suit every taste.

From a coal museum to a lumber museum learning and fun abound!

This region of Pennsylvania offers outdoor lovers a great vacation spot along with museums that give vacationers a glimpse of years gone by in the Commonwealth.

We think you’ll like the variety of museums that can be found in this region.

Clearfield County PA

Coalport Area Coal Museum
961 Forest St
Coalport PA 16627

  • Exhibits
  • Artifacts

Grice Clearfield Community Museum
119 North 4th Street
Clearfield PA 16830

grice car
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Memorial Day to end of September Mon-Sat 10 AM-4 PM, Sunday 12-4 PM

  • 70+ antique and classic cars

Forest County PA

Hunting & Fishing Museum Of Pennsylvania

Highland St
Tionesta PA 16353

  • Historic materials
  • Exhibits
  • Educational programs
  • Interactive programs

Jefferson County PA

Coolspring Power Museum
179 Coolspring Road
Coolspring PA 15730

  • 250+ internal combustion engine exhibits – most are stationary gas engines
vintage car in the museum on the background of paintings

Punxsutawney Weather Discovery Center
201 N Findley Street
Punxsutawney PA 15767
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10 AM-4 PM Mon-Tues and Thurs-Saturday

  • Interactive exhibits
  • Theater

McKean County PA

Eldred World War II Museum
201 Main St
Eldred PA 16731

Tues-Sat 10 AM-4 PM, Sun 1-4 PM

Old army documents and Soviet military medals  of World War II

Potter County PA

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum
5660 US Rte 6 West
Galeton PA 16922

  • Tours
  • Displays
  • Logging camp

Warren County PA

Wilder Museum
51 Erie Avenue
Irvine PA 16329

Fri-Sat 1-5 PM
Memorial Day – Labor Day Tues, Fri-Sat 1-5 PM

  • Native American artifacts
  • 20+ exhibits

Enjoy your visit to one of the north central PA area museums!

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