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Old Bedford Village

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Address: 220 Sawblade Rd., Bedford, PA 15522
Phone Number: 814-623-1156
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Christmas

If you are into Christmas decorations, which we are, Bedford is the place to visit. almost every store was decorated . Really get into small towns that do it up for the holidays

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, USA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This may be my favorite historical place in Bedford, and there are many. If you go during October, you can catch the Murder Mystery tours, but any time of the year, there are things to see and do. It is just like you stepped back in time, with original buildings and reinactors. Take the kids if you wish. Wonderful place.

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Delaware
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you are into Christmas decorations, which we are, Bedford is the place to visit. almost every store was decorated . Really get into small towns that do it up for the holidays

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236 reviews 236 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great place to spend the day and enjoy history at the same time. My family and I had a fun time enjoying the facilities. Great way to spend the day

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Bethlehem
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142 reviews 142 reviews
96 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My husband and I decided to take in the attractions in the town of our hotel. We hit it right with the fall special event going on. Which meant all the Artisans were there dressed in costume of the era. Watching the Potter and the Blacksmiths at work was very interesting. We loved the old buildings with the period furniture... More 

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Timonium, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

very realistic even though the cabins were brought in from other areas. The docents were very nice.Worth the time to see this.

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Thorold, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My now wife and I stopped here last year on our way home from Washington DC. The trip happened to be during a heatwave that led us here burnt and tired. It was a great little stop that we are constantly recommending.

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We arrived close to closing time but still wanted to go in. Had a lot of interaction with the folks doing the reenactments who told is a lot of the history of the homes and what everything was used for. Definitely a good stop and great to see the history of the homes and buildings being able to live on.

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Large village with numerous restored historic buildings. Costume interpreters, gift shop, price is $10.00 per adults.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

I remember going to obv as a kid. We went every few years but haven't been there in 10 years. It was so disappointing this year. Some if the buildings are falling apart, others are closed, and the rest were so dirty. Its sad there are not many places left like this. The village needs alot of work.

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Old Bedford V, Social Media Volunteer at Old Bedford Village, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting Old Bedford Village and for taking the time to write a review. We just wanted to take a moment to respond to some of your concerns. We know that we have some buildings that are in need of repair. As a privately funded non-profit facility that relies heavily on volunteers and donations, we often... More 

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We took our young children to visit the Village and they thoroughly enjoyed it. Several of the buildings had costumed guides who spoke about their jobs and the buildings. All of the buildings had some signage to help the interpretation. It's a great spot for children. It's a living history museum and not a "don't touch" museum. You get the... More 

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