126 Miller Lane
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: (724) 627-5544
Fax: (724) 627-5564
Arts & Museums
The Greene County Historical Museum houses more than 10,000 artifacts relating to Greene County
The Frank L. Melega Art Museum was conceptualized by family friend Norma Ryan who decided to set up a lasting home for the works of Frank. This was how it was born in May 1999 when the residents of Brownville awoke to one of the finest museums dedicated to collecting, preserving and showcasing artworks. Lovers of landscapes, portraits, cities, logos, drawings, still life and Impressionism will have lot to look forward to at this museum which also has a good range of educational events lined up.
Also known as the Nemacolin Castle, this historic landmark is located in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, on the east bank of Monongahela River. The castle was constructed in the Victorian era, when the crenellated tower was considered an engineering genius. It is one of several large buildings of the 1800s that are still standing in the Pennsylvania region. Three generations of the Bowman family lived in the castle after which it was purchased by the National Historic Society. It is now operated as a house museum and is open for public visits.
Located less than one mile from I-70 at Exit 6, the National Duncan Glass Museum is "a tribute to the employees and their skills and craftsmanship, to the management and its long record of excellent productivity and to the enduring beauty of the glass." Owned and operated by the National Duncan Glass Society, Inc., the National Duncan Glass Museum is open from April through October Thursday to Sunday.
Next to CONSOL Energy Park, the 12,000 square foot PONY (Protect Our Nation's Youth) Baseball and Softball Intl. Headquarters houses the offices, museum and shipping departments for PONY Baseball and Softball.
"The Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the social, cultural, and technological history of the coal, oil, and natural gas industries of the state of West Virginia through the collection, preservation, research, and exhibition of objects relevant to these industries."
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. The museum preserves and promotes local and regional history with rotating exhibits, and permanent displays.
A 90-minute guided tour includes the carbarn and unlimited trolley rides. Be sure to check out the museum store and the Trolley Display Building. 45 trolleys are currently being preserved at the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum.
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The Donora Smog Museum was established in 2008 to commemorate the tragic smog disaster that occurred in the city on October 26, 1948. It was caused allegedly due to the air pollution of the steel plants leading to the loss of 20 lives and leaving thousands sick. The museum opened on the 60th anniversary of the incident and showcases interesting aerial photographs, artifacts and memorabilia.