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The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

5660 US Route 6 West, Galeton, PA 16922
+1 814-435-2652
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was not on my Bucket List but much to my astonishment I was entranced by the history of our rural... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
very interesting

While camping, our friends found this place while traveling Rt.6 on their way back from Gettysburg... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Cheektowaga, New York
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“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“the kitchen” (2 reviews)
“lumber industry” (11 reviews)
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5660 US Route 6 West, Galeton, PA 16922
+1 814-435-2652
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Reviewed 1 week ago

was not on my Bucket List but much to my astonishment I was entranced by the history of our rural Pa. It was almost destroyed by the Lumber industry as in many countries as it provided jobs and wood to export. However we were smart...More

Thank nickmac207
Reviewed 8 August 2017

While camping, our friends found this place while traveling Rt.6 on their way back from Gettysburg. They went the day before us and were impresses, so they took us. The main building was beautiful and they had lots of information about lumber in Pa. There...More

Thank Stiegjl
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Very cool festival to experience. There's so much history in that area and it's nice to be able to learn some things while on vacation. Absolutely beautiful grounds.

Thank abauer18
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is just a lumber museum. Well, not exactly. This is more of an experience than a museum. If you are a rail fan, this is a must see. Oh, it is open year round.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I took a trip with my mother on a Sunday and we had a great time at this unique PA state museum, which is part of Pennsylvania Trails of History. The museum is located in Galeton/Ulysses, PA, along Rt. 6, about 30 miles from Wellsboro...More

Thank youthgoes
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Very nice to experience, exhibits are great and very detail oriented. It is worth the time to visit, it was raining when we were here and we did not do the walk to see the outdoor exhibits, we will be returning to do that for...More

Thank enjoyingretirement65
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the lumber museum and were amazed. Very nice exhibits. A very friendly and efficient staff, and everything you could hope to see and learn about the regions lumber industry in earlier years. Don't miss this attraction.

Thank Alan s
Reviewed 2 June 2017

What a fantastic museum in the middle of north central Pennsylvania! We are so glad that a friend recommended that we visit the Lumber Museum. We spent several hours touring inside & outside venues. Bonus: bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the serenity of 'Penn's...More

Thank mary y
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Let me start by saying that I am NOT a museum lover. Every time my husband drove past the PA Lumber Museum, I breathed a sigh of relief. Today, I was not so lucky. He turned in the entrance. Imagine my surprise to see that...More

1  Thank Davia36
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an indoor and outdoor museum. It is open year round Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. It is closed on some Federal holidays, so go to the site (just type in Pennsylvania Lumber Museum) for all the information and ongoing...More

Thank Pam M
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