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Jefferson County History Center

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Wonderful Learning Experience

What a nice place! We came away impressed with the displays and information offered here, as well... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
2CoolCat
Great little museum

This is a great place to learn local history of the area. At $7 for a family, it is a good stop if... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
Ttanner54
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29 Jun 2018
“Wonderful Learning Experience”
22 Jun 2017
“Great little museum ”
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172 Main St # 176, Brookville, PA 15825-1234
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+1 814-849-0077
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Reviewed July 16, 2014

This museum/history center is amazingly comprehensive in this delightful mountain town. Included is an extensive miniature display of the town 100 years ago. Amazing historical displays about life in this part of Pennsylvania, at the beginning of the last century. Impressive for this lovely Victorian...More

3  Thank Floridatraveler34292
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

What a nice place! We came away impressed with the displays and information offered here, as well as the friendly staff. We visited the history center during a Victorian Christmas open house and it was a great experience. I highly recommend it to anyone coming...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to learn local history of the area. At $7 for a family, it is a good stop if you enjoy history. We'll kept, friendly staff. Don't forget the pocket change for street parking.

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Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is a very well organized and maintained display of the history of Brookville. We just stopped in for some information but stayed to view the display in the grand, two story building in which it's held. All items and displays were very clean, orderly...More

Thank fluidtherapy
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We hadn't planned on doing the tour but we decided to do so when we stopped in looking for directions to The Scripture Rocks. For a small town, the presentation of the history was immaculate and very interesting. We met a man working there who...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Jefferson County History Center has a large variety of displays and exhibits of historical events that have taken place in Jefferson County. There is a interesting Native American display, History of the early beginnings of Jefferson County, logging and coal mines, the fight of...More

Thank Raymond P
Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Jefferson County History Center exceeds all expectations of what a history center is! They frequently update and add new exhibits to their collection. The Bowdish Model Railroad display (also updated regularly) perfectly depicts the yesteryear of Brookville, PA and surrounding areas.

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Reviewed June 20, 2015

We stopped into the museum during our week in Clear Creek and was surprised at how well done the museum is and the knowledge of the staff! Hopefully, when you visit you'll have the pleasure of meeting William McCracken, a 91 y/o WWII Veteran from...More

2  Thank JayNVero
Reviewed July 16, 2014

This museum/history center is amazingly comprehensive in this delightful mountain town. Included is an extensive miniature display of the town 100 years ago. Amazing historical displays about life in this part of Pennsylvania, at the beginning of the last century. Impressive for this lovely Victorian...More

3  Thank Floridatraveler34292
Reviewed December 3, 2013

Parked on main street is a gem of a little historic center, the model railroad is worth the admission alone. The first 4 wheel drive car, and a interesting history of lumbering which started this area. Low Key, Take your time, knowledgeable and friendly staff....More

3  Thank Richard W
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barbmha
June 2, 2017|
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$7 per family
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joannelf2015
May 29, 2015|
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Absolutely - just ask at the desk and we will ship.
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