Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Museum of Rural Life

401 Meadowcroft Rd., Avella, PA 15312 GET DIRECTIONS
Local: 724-587-3412
Fax: 724-587-3414
Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life is a 275 acre outdoor museum that is home to the Meadowcroft Rockshelter National Historic Landmark, a 16,000 year old site that has provided evidence of the longest continuous human habitation in North America. See how an archaeologist uncovered the mystery of this Pennsylvania Commonwealth Treasure. Visitors may also step back to the 19th century in Meadowcroft Village with its one-room school, log houses, country church, blacksmith shop and covered bridge. Permanent exhibits include horse-drawn vehicles and equipment plus Meadowcroft is the permanent home to Barn Again! a former Smithsonian travelling exhibit that explores the barn as an icon of rural America.
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Discounts Offered: AAA Discount, Group Discount
Facility Amenities: Bus Parking, Gift Shop
General Information: Dates Closed: Meadowcroft will be closed to the public for renovations until fall 2007 ., Hours: As museum will undergo renovations in 2007, please call ahead to be advised of changes to normal operating season and hours.
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