The American experience lives in Bedford! The Fort Bedford Museum seeks to preserve and recount the history of our nation through the lense of this communitiy's collective experience.

Bedford Heritage Trust

    Our mission is to preserve the historic assets of Bedford. We oversee their responsible development for the benefit of future generations.

Contact Us

110 Fort Bedford Drive, Bedford, PA 15522 Phone:(814) 623-8891 Email:FortBedfordMuseum@gmail.com
Phone: (814) 623-8891 Email: FortBedfordMuseum@gmail.com
  • Experience
    historic Bedford
  • understanding
    our shared history
  • our past
    comes alive!
  • sneak a peek
    at what we have to offer

Hands-on-History Days!

Friday August 5 & Saturday August 6, 2016 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Educational activity stations at the Fort Bedford Museum explore history with Take Home Art projects and Games!
Make a Native American arrow and trade necklace, write with a real feather pen, start your own quilt pattern, felt an alpaca fur bracelet, learn to play marbles, make an old timey cane fishing pole, play cannon ball dodge ball and more!

Museum tours, trivia and scavenger hunt!

$5 per child. Guardians get in free (may not drop off). Includes entrance to Fort Bedford Museum.

Contact Fort Bedford Museum 814-683-8119, Wednesday through Monday 10 am-5 pm for more information.

Our New Exhibit | Becoming Bedford

  • "I have no choice but to act to subdue the insurgents, fearing they would otherwise shake the government to its foundation."President George Washington on the Whiskey Rebellion
  • "We have got entirely the better of that impossible road."General John Forbes, 1758