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Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

5660 US-6 W, Ulysses, PA 16948

The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum is a fun and educational experience for the entire family. Nestled in the wooded mountains of Potter County, the museum invites visitors to discover the courageous yet reckless spirit of Pennsylvania’s lumbering past while learning to care for the forests of the future. Interactive exhibits in our Visitor Center simulate activities such as swinging an ax, sawing a tree, piloting a log raft and racing locomotives for a hands-on experience with history. Outdoor exhibits located across the 10-acre campus include a re-created early 20th-century lumber camp, a 70-ton Shay geared-locomotive and a Barnhart log loader, and two historic log cabins- one built by the C.C.C. in 1936 and the other constructed in 1961 by outdoor enthusiasts Bob & Dotty Webber. Our operable steam-powered sawmill is run three times a year at our Spring Show, Bark Peelers’ Festival, and Fall Show events.