The Somerset Historical Center

10649 Somerset Pike
Somerset PA  15501

Phone: (814) 445-6077

The Somerset Historical Center

The Somerset Historical Center preserves the rural lifestyles of southwestern Pennsylvania from the times of the earliest farmers to the present day.

The Somerset Historical Center is administered by the Pennsyvlania Historical and Museum Commission in co-operation with and the Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County, Inc.

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Categories: Historical Place, History Museum

Hours

Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Christmas Fun!

Christmas Fun!
09:00 am - 12/08/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your "Nice" list here at the Somerset Historical Center's Museum Shop. Items from local artisans including tinware, pottery,...

Ethnic Traditions

Ethnic Traditions
05:30 pm - 12/02/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Come listen to families from various cultural backgrounds share their stories, food, music, and traditions. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 per couple. For more...

Historical Halloween

Historical Halloween
05:00 pm - 10/20/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Safe, family-friendly trick or treating! Stroll through the Somerset Historical Center's grounds along lantern lit paths; stop at the historic structures and talk...

Mountain Craft Days

Mountain Craft Days
10:00 am - 09/07/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

A fun-filled festival dedicated to preserving and promoting historic arts and crafts from our region. There is something for all ages and interest levels, with more...

History on a Hayride

History on a Hayride
10:00 am - 08/25/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Enjoy a wagon ride around the Somerset Historical Center's beautiful graounds while hearing local tales of Harmon Husband, Covered Bridges, Robber Lewis, and more!...

Bottle Documentation and Identification

Bottle Documentation and Identification
02:00 pm - 08/18/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

"Bottle Documentation and Identification" by Bill Rump is a FREE program through the Somerset Historical Center's Sponsored Lecture Series Learn about glass bottles...

Escape Room

Escape Room
10:00 am - 08/18/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Work as a team to solve your mission within 60 minutes inside our historically themed barn! Each game can have up to 10 players. Tickets are $10 per person. Two...

History on a Hayride

History on a Hayride
10:00 am - 08/11/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Enjoy a wagon ride around the Somerset Historical Center's beautiful graounds while hearing local tales of Harmon Husband, Covered Bridges, Robber Lewis, and more!...

Escape Room

Escape Room
10:00 am - 08/04/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Work as a team to solve your mission within 60 minutes inside our historically themed barn! Each game can have up to 10 players. Tickets are $10 per person. Two...

History on a Hayride

History on a Hayride
10:00 am - 07/28/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Enjoy a wagon ride around the Somerset Historical Center's beautiful graounds while hearing local tales of Harmon Husband, Covered Bridges, Robber Lewis, and more!...

Legends and Lore of Southern Pennsylvania

Legends and Lore of Southern Pennsylvania
02:00 pm - 07/21/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Join author and historian Thomas White as he discusses the history and cultural meaning behind the supernatural legends and folklore of southern Pennsylvania. Hear...

Escape Room

Escape Room
10:00 am - 07/21/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Work as a team to solve your mission within 60 minutes inside our historically themed barn! Each game can have up to 10 players. Tickets are $10 per person. Two...

History on a Hayride

History on a Hayride
10:00 am - 07/14/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Enjoy a wagon ride around the Somerset Historical Center's beautiful grounds while hearing local tales of Harmon Husband, Covered Bridges, Robber Lewis, and more!...

Answering the Call: Somerset County in the Great War

Answering the Call: Somerset County in the Great War
09:00 am - 07/14/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

In the last year of the Centennial Anniversary, this exhibit will examine the people and stories of Somerset County in the First World War from the home front to...

Escape Room

Escape Room
10:00 am - 07/07/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Work as a team to solve your mission within 60 minutes inside our historically themed barn! Each game can have up to 10 players. Tickets are $10 per person. Two...

Rug Hooking Workshop

Rug Hooking Workshop
10:00 am - 07/07/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

The workshop will provide each student with a kit that will contain everything needed to complete a rug hook design approximately 8" x 8". Rug hooking artisan, Deborah...

Gadgets, Gizmos, and Whatchamacallits

Gadgets, Gizmos, and Whatchamacallits
12:00 pm - 06/16/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Gadgets, Gizmos, and What-cha-ma-call-its...A Kid's View of Long Ago! This is a hands-on program of children's activities including toys, chores, crafts, and foods...

Laurel Highlands Photography Club Exhibit

Laurel Highlands Photography Club Exhibit
09:00 am - 06/12/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

This exhibit features beautiful photographs taken by the members of the Laurel Highlands Photography Club. For more information visit the Laurel Highlands Photography...

Victorian's Secrets

Victorian's Secrets
02:00 pm - 06/09/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

"Victorian's Secrets: Civil War Fashions for Women." What did women wear underneath their dresses during the Civil War years? Through a live clothing demonstration,...

Cordwainer Workshop

Cordwainer Workshop
09:00 am - 06/06/2018

At The Somerset Historical Center

Have you ever wanted to make yourself a pair of shoes? Here’s your chance to make an all leather handmade oxford shoe. No experience required! These classic shoes...

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