PORTAGE STATION MUSEUM
The Portage Area Historical Society operates the Portage Station Museum in Portage PA to tell the story of life in the area. It is a Welcome Center for the Portage Gateway of the Allegheny Ridge Heritage Park. Explore the Rail-Trail along the former Martin Branch of the railroad. We discover, collect, and preserve any material which may help establish or illustrate the history of the area. Our Museum building is a 1927 Train Station and we welcome tours, senior citizens, classrooms, and you can make special arrangements by calling 814-736-9223 or 814-736-8589.
The STATION MUSEUM:Located at 400 Lee Street, Portage PA 15946. Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00am to 4:00pm. Closed January through March of each year.
The Historical Society's Displays are changed periodically and include these examples from Portage PA and the surrounding areas:
The Miners Museum
Local Industry Antique Tools
Famous Area Sports Legends
Glass and Porcelain
Miners Script [coinage used as pay]
Gift Items, T-Shirts
Station Master's Office
Diorama of Portage Area
Portage PA Area Pageantry
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