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Fort Bedford Museum

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Enjoyed the museum very much. Visited the museum a few times and they added more since our first... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Daydream282758
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Fun historical site for young and old. Beautiful scenery on the river. Log fort and museum with... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
richlee1975
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110 Fort Bedford Dr, Bedford, PA 15522-1219
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

My Husband and I recently arranged for a tour of the Museum for our Corvette Club. What a wonderful experience we had! So many artifacts to look at and boards to read about the French & Indian War! Beautifully displayed!

Thank angelcollector23
Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you're ever in the area, so yourself a favor and stop by. It is well worth the cost of admission and the learning experience is priceless.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Enjoyed the museum very much. Visited the museum a few times and they added more since our first visit. Worth a stop.

Thank Daydream282758
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We so enjoyed this interesting museum highlighting the history of Bedford, PA. Lots of artifacts from various time periods, plus thoughtfully prepared displays detailing the items. It took us about an hour to peruse the space, with a moderate amount of reading. Visitors could easily...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Fun historical site for young and old. Beautiful scenery on the river. Log fort and museum with nice gift shop. Adds to a nice drive and visit to small town America.

Thank richlee1975
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This museum is a stone's throw from center of town. Must do during Fall Foliage Festival for scenic views of the river valley. The museum is in excellent condition. Worth a stop when in Bedford.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Maximum use of a relatively small facility and all of it with local connections. Major historical events are covered as well as the more mundane every day life of local people. We're glad we went.

Thank 00MikeC3
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Starting from Paleo times to the not too distant times. Great detail on French and Indian War of which we were not too conversant. The staff was very helpful. Nice gift shop too.

Thank genjoe
Reviewed 26 July 2017

While not large, the displays are well done. Provides a nice, concise historical look at the Bedford area. Displays cover the early Native American period and the early arrival of European settlers. The exhibits are labeled and presented very nicely.

Thank John G
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Interesting reconstructed fort, lot of history in that area of Bedford County PA. My mother's family was there in 1714, so we really enjoyed being in the area.

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Absolutely. Keeping in mind that this is a small museum and not a trip to Disney, it IS a very nicely displayed piece of local history. The exhibits are set up very nicely and the information pertaining to them is clearly... More
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