Side Trips from Philadelphia Sights

Chester County Historical Society

  • 225 N. High St. Map It
  • West Chester

Published 06/03/2014

Fodor's Review

The society's architectural complex, known as the History Center, includes a former opera house where Buffalo Bill once performed. Galleries tell about the region's settlers and the decorative furniture they crafted. A hands-on history lab lets you churn butter and dress up in a hoop skirt. The society's collection of American cross-stitch samplers is extensive; in the museum shop you can get everything you need to start stitching yourself.

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225 N. High St., West Chester, Pennsylvania, 19380, United States

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  • $6
  • Wed.–Sat. 10–5

Published 06/03/2014


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