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Historic Downtown Bedford...So Much Happens Here!

For every age and every interest, there is always something to do in Downtown Bedford!

Museums and Libraries in Downtown Bedford

Bedford Library

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Since 1944, the Bedford County Library has been a resource for all ages. In addition to 40,000 books, the library provides reading programs, DVD rentals, audio books, periodical resources, internet access and more.

Coverlet Museum

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The National Museum of the American Coverlet gives coverlets the recognition and respect they deserve, while bringing their history to life. NMAC offers changing exhibitions, along with special events, classes, and a Shop.

Fort Bedford

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Since 1958, the Fort Bedford Museum has preserved artifacts and shared the unique history of Bedford, Pennsylvania. To preserve the history of this community is to preserve the essence of the American experience.

Old Bedford Village

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Old Bedford Village welcomes you to discover America's history. Our living history village brings the past into the present. Old Bedford Village offers a rich variety of educational and entertainment activities.


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Bedford is home to the newest satellite campus for the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art. SAMA is a community art museum, and is part of the nation’s longest-running museum satellite system with five museum facilities in the central and southwestern Pennsylvania.