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This is a museum designed for children, but all of us enjoyed it. My grandson enjoyed the coal mine, and the incline exhibit. My husband and grandson enjoyed creating different kinds of dams to see which held the water back best and had less destruction....More
This museum is in Cambria city, right over the bridge. It is an interactive museum with great displays and explainations how immigrants arrived, how they were treated, their work environment, and other examples of life then. My grandkids really liked it. I would recommend this...More
We visited this museum on November 8. There is parking at the entrance. We started watching the film “Mystery of steel” (21 minutes). This way we had a good idea what steel is all about. The first floor of the museum tells the story of...More
I was impressed with the size of most of the exhibits about the lives of immigrants to this part of Pennsylvania. We skipped the children's museum section, and visited the artifacts from the local steel mills. It was a short visit, but informative. I would...More
I've been to the Heritage Discovery Center twice now and each time, I came away being more impressed with the center. On our first visit, we brought our 10 year old Granddaughter and 15 year old Grandson with us. Our Grandson summed it up quite...More
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I think you can cover the entire facility in 2 hours. It depends on the level of interest, and the age of the group. The 1st floor, in my opinion, is the best part. The interactive immigration booths are really a novel idea... More
I think you can cover the entire facility in 2 hours. It depends on the level of interest, and the age of the group. The 1st floor, in my opinion, is the best part. The interactive immigration booths are really a novel idea. If you have the time, get the combo ticket for the Flood Museum. The movie that is shown, is really quite remarkable.