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The Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

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Immerse yourself in history

Learn about Pennsylvania’s rich timbering history with indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, such as a working historic saw mill, recreated lumber camp, a 70-ton Shay geared-locomotive, a 1910 Barnhart log loader, and a rustic log cabin built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1936.

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History and Today

Explore the epic story of the Pennsylvania Wilds forests at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.


Our Working Forest

Learn how Pennsylvania became a global leader in forest products, and how today’s sustainable forestry practices are helping to ensure we have healthy forests for both industry and recreation for generations to come.