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Old Bedford Village

220 Sawblade Rd, Bedford, PA 15522-7702
+1 814-623-1156
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Nice reconstructed village

Worth the visit for those inclined to like history. Bought some of the wares for sale from local... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dawndiley
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San Diego, California
Terry M.

Loved walking through the village and seeing how people lived in the late 18th and early 19th... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TerryTim
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Old Bedford Village is a living history museum located in historic Bedford, Pennsylvania. We have nearly 40 structures including authentic 18th and 19th century buildings, moved from original locations throughout our region, representing trade shops and residences. The Village also includes some present-day construction designed to replicate the buildings found in a 18th - 19th century Village. Visit the general store, apothecary, jail, blacksmith, tinsmith, candlemaking and woodworking shops, and much more! Special events are scheduled throughout the season, including living history encampments, Murder Mystery Evenings, and Candlelit Christmas. PLEASE NOTE: OLD BEDFORD VILLAGE IS OPEN DAILY EXCEPT FOR WEDNESDAYS FROM MEMORIAL DAY - LABOR DAY, AND THURSDAY - SUNDAY FROM LABOR DAY - OCTOBER 31. WE ARE ALSO OPEN THE FIRST TWO SATURDAYS OF DECEMBER FROM 5 PM - 9 PM FOR OUR CANDLELIT CHRISTMAS EVENT. For more information: Visit our website Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Search for us on the App Store and download the Old Bedford Village Interactive Tour App
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“civil war” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
220 Sawblade Rd, Bedford, PA 15522-7702
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+1 814-623-1156
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth the visit for those inclined to like history. Bought some of the wares for sale from local artisans.

Thank dawndiley
Reviewed yesterday

Loved walking through the village and seeing how people lived in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries. It was nice to see how some of the crafts were done--the candle maker, the basket weaver, the broom maker and the blacksmith were working the day...More

1  Thank TerryTim
Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I had an amazing time at Old Bedford Village. We ran out of time! We were able to see so many cool things and bought some very nice crafts and soaps. Fun day!

Thank Charnel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were brought here by her sister whom we were visiting in Johnstown, PA. This place had my heart as soon as I saw the covered bridge. It had many historical aspects to explore. There are many houses, stores, trades, schools and...More

1  Thank Erin J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

small restored village in PA. some artisans demonstrating their skills. very pretty location. takes undeer 2 hours to see. Nice day trip

1  Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with family from California because this is one of our favorite day trips. Wild West weekend is our all time favorite from the gun fights to the stage coach robbery and "whisky" with card playing at the Saloon!! Soooo much fun for all...More

1  Thank Laura G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were looking to kill a few hours on our trip to Bedford on a Thursday afternoon. I had been here as a very small child in the early 70's and revisited with my parents and my son home from college. The...More

1  Thank Diana_in_VA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in Bedford Village to catch the Civil War Re-enactment on our way to Gettysburg. It was very good! We took a hay ride to the battlefield, and watched while both confederate and union soldiers prepared for battle while listening to a very informative speech...More

1  Thank tncshaw
Reviewed 7 June 2017

My husband and I went to Old Bedford Village and had a wonderful time. The tour is self guided and there were several interpreters there....blacksmith, broom maker, flax spinner, candle maker and basket maker..... and each one was very interesting to listen to. The buildings...More

2  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

There were plenty of old buildings to view. We were there prior to the regular open season so no craftsmen were demonstrating the different crafts. We walked around as they were open for school tours and allowed us to visit.

1  Thank Arlene D
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Carl V
12 November 2016|
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Response from tigger337 | Reviewed this property |
They are currently closed for the season. They have a special event scheduled for Dec 3 and 10.
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TheArdentTraveler
20 October 2016|
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Response from Christina W | Reviewed this property |
Hours of Operation: Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Monday - Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM. Closed Wednesdays. September through October; Thursday - Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM. Old Bedford Village will be closed for the winter... More
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Brandie G
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Response from TMB072015 | Reviewed this property |
I knew some Mocks growing up. And one was a Harry Mock. Very common name. My daughter is going our family tree and I will see if we have any connections. Try the Chestnut Ridge High School for Mocks. The towns would be... More
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