Hours of Operation

Due to COVID-19, the Mansion is not currently open for tours. If you would reach us, please call 814-234-4779 or email us at info@centrecountyhistory.org

  • CCHS Office Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
  • Mansion Tours Hours: Temporarily Closed for Tours
    1:00-4:00 p.m. Sunday, Wednesday, Friday (Group tours by appt.)
    • Mansion Tours are free and open to the public.  Donations are welcome (suggested $4.00)
    • Please allow 1 hour for a tour.  Arrivals after 3 p.m. may get an abbreviated tour.
    • The first two floor are handicap accessible
  • Holidays: 
    • CCHS is closed on Easter weekend and most National public holidays.  
    • The CCHS office is closed between Christmas and New Year’s. Office hours will resume the first weekday after New Year’s.
  • Garden & Grounds Hours: Dawn to dusk, the beautiful gardens and walking paths at the Mansion and Furnace Stack are open to the public. Interpretive signs are found along the trails.
    • Paths are handicap accessible.
  • Group Tours Welcome: Please click here for additional information on how to schedule a school tour for your public, private, or homeschool classes; scout troop; PSU alumni group, etc.
  • Archives: Researchers requesting use of archival records should make an appointment by calling the Mansion office at (814)  234 – 4779.
  • Research Requests: Requests for research can be made by contacting the Mansion office at (814) 234 – 4779.  The research is conducted by volunteers, so please allow 2 weeks for processing. Photocopy and digitization fees may apply.
  • Inclement Weather: CCHS follows the delayed openings / closings of State College School District.  Please call the office before traveling to the Mansion during snowy/icy weather.