12310 Winchester Road, SW
Lavale, MD 21502
Phone: (301) 729-6700
Fax: (301) 729-6706
12310 Winchester Road, SW, Lavale, MD, US, 21502
- Phone: (301) 729-6700
- Fax: (301) 729-6706
Arts & Museums
The collection at F. Brooke Whiting House & Museum comprises kitchenware from different parts of the world: Chein Lung Tea Bowl and Saucer, Chinese Porcelain Seal Paste Container and many more. The museum and house are not open daily; tours take place from time to time. Do check the website for more details.
Allegany County's rich transportation, industrial and cultural heritage is depicted in the hundreds of artifacts and numerous photographs contained in this museum. Call for hours.
This museum does a wonderful job of representing the region's unique heritage and contributions to our nation's development.
Professional art gallery with rotating exhibits every six weeks.
Intrigued by the development of rail system in US, head to the Thrasher Carriage Museum. The museum has an exclusive collection of the stage by stage development of not only the rail coaches, carriages and trains; but it also brings to light other such transportation developments.
Offers a selection of local artwork, handcrafted items, and Appalachian-based products. The center hosts a variety of classes and workshops and they periodically provide live music, readings, and other small performances.
Western Pennsylvania's Rural Heritage Museum, the Somerset Historical Center is a regional museum that offers exhibits that relate to the development of southwestern Pennsylvania from the end of the 17th century to the 20th century. Topics include the effect of the Industrial Revolution on area rural farmsteads and early settlers' soil-exploitive agricultural practices. A mail buggy, restored general store, Walter's Mill Bridge, the Adam Miller Farmstead log barn, smokehouse and log house, a maple sugar camp, drop reaper, and more can be seen. The Historical Center also serves as the headquarters of the Historical & Genealogical Society of Somerset County.