2906 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: (814) 944-3555
Fax: (814) 946-3258
Arts & Museums
Listen to interactive exhibits, watch films, and see displays at the Railroaders Memorial Museum that celebrate the significant contributions of railroaders and their families to American life and industry.
The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art in Altoona was designed with state-of-the-art exhibition and storage space for quarterly exhibitions and a rare collection of albumen photographic prints by William H. Rau, the official photographer for the Pennsylvania Railroad at the turn of the 20th century. The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art offers collegiate-level visual arts education seminars, children's art camps, studio art programs at its Ligonier Valley facility, speakers, volunteer opportunities, artist and teacher workshops, and more each year.
Home of the Blair County Historical Society, this Greek Revival-style mansion is the former home of ironmaster Elias Baker and his family. The home features period furnishing and historic displays on such topics as transportation and the Civil War.
"A cultural center for Juniata College and the central Pennsylvania community," the Juniata College Museum of Art includes a permanent collection that includes works from the Hudson River School and a collection of contemporary Navajo weaving. Regional, national, and international exhibitions can be enjoyed here.
Consisting of two historic buildings on the west side of Robertsdale's Main Street (PA Highway 913), at the crossing of the tracks of the East Broad Top Railroad, this museum contains the FEBT's collection of historic papers and artifacts relating to the East Broad Top Railroad and surrounding industries and culture.