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Fort Roberdeau

Fort Roberdeau provides a revolutionary experience as a National Historic Site and conservation area with park grounds where educational and recreational opportunities abound.

Fort Roberdeau served as a lead mine fort during the American Revolutionary War to protect a lead mining and smelting operation on the Pennsylvania frontier.

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The Bellefonte Art Museum For Centre County

The Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County has created a vibrant community for the arts serving families, artists, and patrons while making a positive social and economic impact on Happy Valley.

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The Arboretum at Penn State

The Arboretum at Penn State, located at Penn State’s University Park campus, is a special Happy Valley treasure. The H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, open daily from dawn until dusk, offer visitors ten acres of specialty gardens. Beyond the gardens lie fields and woodlands for hiking, biking, and observing wildlife. Admission is free.

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The Makery at the Museum Opening January 7, 2022

The Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County and The Makery of State College are pleased to announce the opening of “The Makery at the Museum”, a dedicated, delightful children’s art studio on the second floor of the Bellefonte Art Museum.

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PA Military Museum

The Pennsylvania Military Museum cares for over 10,000 artifacts with the mission of preserving and teaching the military history, innovation, and sacrifice of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Located in Centre County, PA, the Museum is easily visited from major routes of travel and is accessible by public transportation.

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New exhibition of works on paper at Palmer Museum takes viewers on a journey across the globe

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – For those who have been staying in one place throughout the last year and a half, the Palmer Museum of Art has an antidote for your wanderlust: the current special exhibition Place to Place: Recent Gifts of= American Drawings and Watercolors, 1900–1950. This exhibition of works on paper by American artists presents a wide array of geographical locales depicted with a dynamic range of mediums and artistic approaches, offering a jaunt around the United States and abroad during the first half of the twentieth century. The exhibition is on view at the Palmer now through December 12, 2021.

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Discovery Space

Discovery Space is a growing science center and makerspace based in State College. With 5,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and two classrooms, our science center offers year-round science explorations for families and a wide variety of hands-on programs and events in a fun learning environment.

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The Centre Furnace Mansion

The historic Centre Furnace Mansion is a beautifully restored and furnished 19th century iron master’s mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Mansion and adjoiningFurnace Stackstand as a testament to two of the most important economic and developmental facets of Centre County history: the 18th century origins of the iron making industry and the 19th century founding of the Pennsylvania State University. The site features several acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, historic trees, and heirloom gardens and is a perfect venue for weddings, gatherings and meetings.

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