Historical Attractions & Museums
The Pennsylvania Great Outdoors region consists of five distinct counties, each proudly displaying their rich heritage and history. The region boasts many historical attractions and museums that offer visitors plenty of opportunities to take a step back in time.
Display of glass from local industry, pictures, and artifacts of lumbering, mining, and farming history. A separate genealogical research area is available. No admission fees. Tuesday and Thursday 1-5 p.m.
Wildlife museum with more than 100 taxidermy displays. World-famous whitetails, including RDM Goliath, world's highest-scoring antlers. Admission included with Double Diamond Deer Ranch. Group tours available.
Cameron County Canvas murals throughout Emporium, painted by Michael Pilato and Yuri Karabash, funded by the Sylvan Heritage Council, depict county residents and military personnel.
One of PA's top 10 seasonal museums. More than 15,000 items including tools and photos from lumbering and dynamite industries, personal effects from Tom Mix and General Joseph McNarney.
Tour our Sutton-Ditz House Museum for local history exhibits including lumber, iron, and glass making. Visit our Fulton Library for local history and genealogy research.
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