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Old Bedford Village

220 Sawblade Rd, Bedford, PA 15522-7702
+1 814-623-1156
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Great Live Reenactment weekend!

Loved interacting with the reenactors.... just like you were visiting with them in the "olden" days!

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Elissa P
Pittsburgh, Pa, United States

Not historical to the area but being able to save history and bring it to one place and show it off... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Denton S
via mobile
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Old Bedford Village is a living history museum located in historic Bedford, Pennsylvania. We have nearly 40 structures including authentic 18th and 19th century buildings, moved from original locations throughout our region, representing trade shops and residences. The Village also includes some present-day construction designed to replicate the buildings found in a 18th - 19th century Village. Visit the general store, apothecary, jail, blacksmith, tinsmith, candlemaking and woodworking shops, and much more! Special events are scheduled throughout the season, including living history encampments, Murder Mystery Evenings, and Candlelit Christmas. PLEASE NOTE: OLD BEDFORD VILLAGE IS OPEN DAILY EXCEPT FOR WEDNESDAYS FROM MEMORIAL DAY - LABOR DAY, AND THURSDAY - SUNDAY FROM LABOR DAY - OCTOBER 31. WE ARE ALSO OPEN THE FIRST TWO SATURDAYS OF DECEMBER FROM 5 PM - 9 PM FOR OUR CANDLELIT CHRISTMAS EVENT. For more information: Visit our website Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Search for us on the App Store and download the Old Bedford Village Interactive Tour App
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
220 Sawblade Rd, Bedford, PA 15522-7702
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Loved interacting with the reenactors.... just like you were visiting with them in the "olden" days!

1  Thank Elissa P
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Not historical to the area but being able to save history and bring it to one place and show it off is amazing in itself. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable on the buildings and the time period.

1  Thank Denton S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Old Bedford Village is something to see if you come to Bedford Spring. 40 Buildings to see with several having demonstrations showing life in the 1700's.

1  Thank daff0dils1
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is such a beautiful place !! It is a very family friendly environment . The family membership is worth the $60 as they have so many events that are amazing and educational but fun . The pumpkin fest in oct and Christmas in December...More

1  Thank homestyle_21
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great day trip. Hadn't been there in close to 30 years but wanted my husband to see it. He was fascinated that the buildings had been numbered, torn down and then rebuilt on the property. Seeing how folks lived back then gave us greater appreciation...More

1  Thank ReneaHolden
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Would have rated 5 stars if they had offered a veteran's discount. This is a great place to see historical American architecture. We spent several hours going through the houses. Not all buildings had re-enactors in them & it rained the day we went, but...More

1  Thank Keller_Family_Travel
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

One of our stops as we are exploring our new state of residence. We stopped here on a day that started in Johnstown. Old Bedford Village is a self guided walking tour through houses that were either moved there or built to reflect those of...More

Thank The Active A
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Very nice display of historical building with a fair amount of interactive demonstrations. It is pretty self explanatory, following the village map and posted displays. The walking tour of the homes is greatly enhanced using the app downloaded from their website. Some buildings have people...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Worth the visit for those inclined to like history. Bought some of the wares for sale from local artisans.

2  Thank dawndiley
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Loved walking through the village and seeing how people lived in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries. It was nice to see how some of the crafts were done--the candle maker, the basket weaver, the broom maker and the blacksmith were working the day...More

2  Thank TerryTim
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Carl V
11 November 2016|
Response from tigger337 | Reviewed this property |
They are currently closed for the season. They have a special event scheduled for Dec 3 and 10.
20 October 2016|
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Response from Christina W | Reviewed this property |
Hours of Operation: Open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Monday - Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM. Closed Wednesdays. September through October; Thursday - Sunday 9 AM to 5 PM. Old Bedford Village will be closed for the winter... More
Brandie G
14 September 2016|
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Response from TMB072015 | Reviewed this property |
I knew some Mocks growing up. And one was a Harry Mock. Very common name. My daughter is going our family tree and I will see if we have any connections. Try the Chestnut Ridge High School for Mocks. The towns would be... More