Fodor's Expert Review Chester County Historical Society

West Chester Museum/Gallery

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.

Museum/Gallery

Quick Facts

225 N. High St.
West Chester, Pennsylvania  19380, USA

610-692–4800

www.chestercohistorical.org

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