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Johnson-Shaw Stereoscopic Museum

Meadville, PA
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Little-known gem

This lovely little museum deserves a wider public. There's a mix of historical artifacts from... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
eunicef252
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
A hidden gem in Meadville, PA.

I'm a history buff and have always liked stereoscopes. This filled the bill for both very nicely... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2016
Steve O
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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14 Sep 2016
“Little-known gem”
7 Feb 2016
“A hidden gem in Meadville, PA.”
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

This lovely little museum deserves a wider public. There's a mix of historical artifacts from Meadville's past, with a focus on the stereoscopic equipment and images for which the museum is named. They are only open on Saturdays from April - November, but call them...More

Thank eunicef252
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I'm a history buff and have always liked stereoscopes. This filled the bill for both very nicely. You get to do some hands on history. The docent was very personable and knowledgeable. The museums specialty is the Keystone View Company, which produced the stereoscope viewers,...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 21 January 2016

If you are planning to visit Meadville PA, take time to visit the Johnson-Shaw Stereoscopic Museum located on Chestnut St. The exhibit and library displays a rich history of stereoscopic equipment produced at Keystone View Company which was located in Meadville. You will learn about...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2016

If you have any interest in History or Photography - or ever found yourself delighted with the experience of Stereo Photography (either with a View-Master or even modern-day 3D applications), you will love visiting this quaint museum. Even the story of the museum itself is...More

Thank eightxten
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Your visit to the Johnson-Shaw Stereoscopic Museum won't take long but if you enjoy history it will be an hour or so well spent. Well thought out displays will guide you through the making of and educational/recreational use of Stereoviews from the Keystone View Company.

Thank Kathleen P
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