Located at 850 Pennsylvania Ave. (in the Tyrone Rail Park), the Tyrone History Museum contains a selection of Tyrone-related artifacts, photographs, and displays. The museum features a time line spanning the 150-plus years of Tyrone's existence along with exhibits that change from time to time.
Hours of operation: The museum is now closed for the winter; however, it will be open Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday, March 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. as part of the annual Tyrone Area Irish Heritage Days celebration.
Bob Hewitt, vice-president of the Blair County Genealogical Society, will be present both days with ancestory maps of Ireland that depict the various counties along with family names and their coats of arms.
On Sunday, April 6, the museum will resume regular hours (Sundays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.) for the 2014 season.
For more information about the museum, call the Historical Society's office at 814 684-5141 or Society President Nancy A. Smith at 814 632-5369.