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Air Heritage Inc.
Beaver County Airport
Chippewa, PA
(724) 843-2820
Museum and aircraft restoration facility. Aircraft from the past will guide you through the rich history of flight. The museum is open to the public: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Saturday and 11:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday (Except major holidays).

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Alan Irvine's Pittsburgh Walking Tours
2704 Tilbury Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
412-52106406
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Storyteller Alan Irvine recreates the people and events of Pittsburgh's colorful history with walking tours of downtown and other neighborhoods.

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Allegheny Historic Preservation Society
100 Sandune Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
(412) 323-1070
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Angaron Dagorhir
Pittsburgh, PA
412-521-6208
Angaron is a full contact medieval combat organization that uses foam padded weapons or "boffers". Participants assume the role of a persona that could have lived in pre-firearms history or fantasy, dress in the period and culture's clothing and meet on the battlefield for combat.

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Baltzer Meyer Historcal Society
RD 11 Box 211
Greensburg, PA 15601
724 836 6915
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Group has a libiary open to the public, publishes over 100 books on western PA History, families, church records, and other things of local interest. Restoring 120 year old one- room schoolhouse. Upon completion that school district will use to teach about the local history. Building will be open to the public.

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Beaver Area Historical Museum
1 River Road Extension, 1910 RR Freight Station
Beaver, PA 15009
(724) 728-5431
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Museum conveys story of Beaver area people, places and events. Features 40-ft. wall mural. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday 1 to 4 pm. Free. "Donations accepted.

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Beaver Falls Historical Society Museum
Carnegie Free Library, 1301 7th Avenue
Beaver Falls, PA
(724) 846-4340
Oldest historical society in Beaver County featuring over 125 years of Beaver Falls history. Monday through Thursday 9:30-2:30. Closed Friday and Saturday. Tours by appointment. Handicap accessible.

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-622-3131
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Oakland District. Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday, Noon-5 p.m.

Admission rates: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Students/Children $11, Members and children under 3 Free.

Price also includes admission to Carnegie Museum of Art.

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Depreciation Lands Museum
4743 Pioneer Road, P.O.Box 174
Allison Park, PA 15101
(412) 486-0563
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The Depreciation Lands Museum occupies about five acres of land, and highlights: An authentic log cabin - fashioned after how pioneers lived, a replica of a mid 1800 one room school house, a blacksmith shop similar to that in the pioneer days, a wagon house - housing a Conestoga wagon along with tools, an annex building from which programs are conducted, and an Herb/Dye garden is also a part of the property.

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Elizabeth Township Historical Society
5811 Smithfield Street
Boston, PA 15135
(412) 754-2030
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The Elizabeth Township Historical Society Museum Hours. Tuesday & Wednesday 10 AM to 3 PM, Fridays 7 PM to 10 PM. Come and join us in researching your ancestors in SW PA!

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Fort Ligonier
216 S. Market Street, Routes 30 & 711
Ligonier, PA 15658
724-238-9701
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One of only three historical organizations in the country to receive a Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities; considered to have the world's finest archeological artifacts from the French and Indian War.

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Frick Art & Historical Center
7227 Reynolds Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
412-371-0600
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Point Breeze district. 6-acre complex. Includes Clayton (residence of Henry Clay Frick), Frick Art Museum, Carriage Museum, Museum Cafe & Gift Shop. Clayton tours (reservations required): $6 ... Thurs-Sat: 11am - 5:30pm ... Sun: noon - 5pm.

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Greater Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
2100 Mt. Pleasant Road
West Newton, PA 15089
724-872-1670
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Travel back four centuries in time with us: watch costumed artisans weave, blow glass, or forge a broadsword. Stroll in the Queen's Garden as your wee ones fashion a paper hat in the Children's Dell. Cheer for the daring, sword-swinging knights on horseback, or honor your beloved in a wooing contest. After your fish and chips, sip an ale in the pub or laugh at the Sheriff & Feck comedy improv show.

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Johnstown Flood Museum
304 Washington Street
Johnstown, PA
(814) 539-1889
Permanent exhibits of The Johnstown Flood of 1889. Mon-Sun: 10am - 5pm (May-October, Friday & Saturday, 10am - 5pm). Adults: $4. Sr. Citizens: $3.25. Students 6-18: $2.50.

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Manchester Historical Society
(412) 322-4480
The mission of Manchester Historic Society, Inc. is to generate interest in the community of Manchester through periodic sponsored events. Manchester was designated a National Registered Historic District in 1975 and a City Historic District in 1981. Today it remains an eclectic mix of Victorian-era homes and modern urban living. Manchester Historic Sociery, Inc. was started by Manchester residents interested in perpetuating the growth in the neighborhood while maintaining its unique charm.

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Mifflin Township Historical Society
(412) 600-0229
Our historical society concerns Mifflin Township, Allegheny County, PA. The present day communities of Clairton, Dravosburg, Duquesne, Hays, Homestead, Jefferson, Lincoln Place, Munhall, Pleasant Hills, West Elizabeth, West Homestead, West Mifflin & Whitaker are within the old boundaries of this township. If you are a resident or have an interest in the history of Mifflin Township please feel free to join us. We meet 2nd Tuesday each month at the Carnegie Libray Homestead Music Hall, 5120 Tenth Ave. Munhall, PA

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National Museum of Broadcasting
407 Woodside Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15221-3641
(412) 241-4508
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In 1919-20 Frank Conrad founded the broadcasting industry in a small red-brick garage behind his home on the borderline of Pittsburgh and Wilkinsburg, PA. As the 80th anniversary of broadcasting is celebrated, a group of dedicated historians is determined to save the garage from demolition and restore and maintain it for future generations to enjoy. Our goal is eventually to make the garage the centerpiece of a National Museum of Broadcasting in Pittsburgh.

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Pennsylvania Trolley Museum
One Museum Road
Washington , PA 15301
724-228-9256
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An operating trolley museum where visitors can ride into the past aboard one of Pennsylvania's historic streetcars. Call or email us at ptm@pa-trolley.org for information.

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Pennsylvania's Historic National Road
65 West Main Street, 2nd Floor
Uniontown, PA 15401
(724)-437-9877
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Pennsylvania's Historic National Road, this section includes Fort Necessity, General Braddock's Grave, and numerous museums, and historic landmarks.

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Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History
531 East Ohio Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 231-7881
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