PA Historical Attractions & Events near Bloomsburg

Updated May 2022. When you connect with history where it actually took place, something special happens. It is so compelling to actually see things from the past rather than simply reading about them in a book! The PA Historic Attractions and Events near Bloomsburg can add something different and fun to your vacation plans.  Don’t forget your Summer Heritage Passport

We would love to host your stay at our Inn at Turkey Hill as you visit all these amazing historical sites. Our comfortable rooms feature handmade wood furniture and the amenities to make your stay more pleasant. Some rooms provide private exterior entrances, some have whirlpool tubs, and some have fireplaces. Choose your favorite and let us help you plan your adventure!

Get the Digital Passport

The 2022 digital passport will begin on Monday, May 30, and last through September 5. This year we have a full 20 stops connected! They range from tours through anthracite coal mines to antique carousels to live vintage plane demonstrations. There is truly something for all interests!

Connect with at least 3 of the 20 participating sites for a free commemorative patch. If you participate in at least 12, you’ll be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of several grand prize bundles loaded with regional gift cards and local goodies. When you’ve reached 16 visits you’ll receive a double entry! There is no charge for the passport, and you use your mobile device to check-in at all the stops. Please note that standard admission fees may apply.

Plan for a unique experience at each of the 20 participating locations. Most of the stops are in Columbia and Montour counties, but the Eagles Mere Museums are in Sullivan County, and the Ashland Pioneer Tunnel is in Schuylkill. All are within an hour’s drive of our inn. 

Passport Locations

Here is the current list of participants:

  • Barton House 
    • 620 W 3rd St, Bloomsburg—open Monday evenings 5 – 7, closed holidays
  • Bill’s Old Bike Barn 
    • 7145 Rt 11, Bloomsburg—open Thursdays & Fridays 10am – 6pm, Saturdays 9:30am – 3pm, Sundays 1pm – 5pm
  • Bloomsburg Children’s Museum 
    • 2 W 7th St, Bloomsburg—open Mondays – Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm, closed on holidays
  • Boyd House 
    • 19 Bloom St, Danville—open Sundays from 1 pm – 4 pm
  • Columbia County Historical & Genealogical Society 
    • 225 Market St, Bloomsburg—open Tuesdays 9am – 3pm, Thursdays 1pm – 7:30pm, Fridays 9am – 3pm, Saturdays 9am – 11:30am
  • Eagles Mere Museum
    • 228 Eagles Mere Ave, Eagles Mere—open Tuesdays – Sundays 11 am – 4 pm Memorial Day – Labor Day
  • Eagles Mere Air Museum
    • 14013 Pennsylvania SR-42, Laporte—open Saturdays only beginning June 25, 11 am – 4 pm
  • Eagles Mere Auto Museum 
    • 14013 Pennsylvania SR-42, Laporte—open only July 2, August 13, September 2, 11 am – 4 pm      
  • The monthly History Buffs of Northeast PA speaker series 
    • 1324 Central Ave, Benton—open 3rd Monday of every month beginning at 9 am
  • International Harvester Collectors Museum
    • 47 So Chestnut St, Millvale—open June 4 & 18, July 2, 16 & 30, August 13 & 27 hours 10am – 3pm
  • Jackson Mansion
    • 344 N Market St, Berwick—open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, 2 tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm
  • The Jane E. DeLong Memorial Hall
    • 1129 3rd St, Washingtonville—open 2nd Saturday & 4th Sunday from 10 am – 2 pm
  • Knoebels Carousel Museum
    • 391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg—open 7 days a week, hours vary based on park hours of operation
  • Knoebels Mining Museum 
    • 391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg—open 7 days a week, hours vary based on park hours of operation
  • Knoebels History Museum 
    • 391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg—open 7 days a week, hours vary based on park hours of operation
  • Montgomery House 
    • 11 Bloom St, Danville—open Sundays 1 pm- 4 pm
  • Mooresburg School
    • 685 Liberty Valley Rd,  Danville—open May 29, July 10, and September 4 from 1 pm – 4 pm
  • Pioneer Tunnel 
    • 19th & Oak St, Ashland—open 7 days a week: Mine Tours at 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm & 4:30pm. Train Rides at 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm, & 3:45pm
  • Thomas Beaver Free Library
    •  317 Ferry St, Danville—open Mondays & Thursdays 10am – 8pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10am – 5pm, Saturdays 9am – 4pm

All of these choices are sure to help you experience history coming alive, explore historical context, appreciate where we have come from, and remember things that we have lost.

Heritage Events

 For other Heritage events happening in the Bloomsburg area, be sure to investigate:

To learn more about the new Summer Heritage Passport visit their website and download the digital app. Our historic surroundings here at the Inn, Farmhouse, and Brewing Co. at Turkey Hill are the perfect place to stay this summer while you explore the PA Historic Attractions and events near Bloomsburg. You’ll enjoy the heritage setting created by our Brewery’s pole barn and the Inn’s 19th-century farmhouse combined with the personal touch of a B&B and the 21st-century amenities of a hotel. To reserve your room at our Inn for your Heritage Passport adventure or any other summer plans in the Bloomsburg area, just go online or call us at (570) 387-1500.

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  1. Can you send me a brochure of the above attractions. My name is Frances Lewis
    address 55 Goose Neck Lane, Riverhead New York 11901 Coming in July 2019
    thank you in advance

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