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James M. Stewart Museum

845 Philadelphia St, 9th and Philadelphia Streets, Indiana, PA 15701
800-835-4669 or 724-349-6112
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Indiana
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums
Description: True to the actor's wishes and down-to-earth nature, this museum is low-key and friendly.
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Willoughby, Ohio
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78 reviews 78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Great little museum filled with lots of photos and movie posters of Jimmy Stewart. Allow time for reading and viewing some of his old movies. Not very busy, I think $7 is a little too much.

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

If you are in Indiana, PA, don't miss the opportunity to visit the Jimmy Stewart Museum. The highlight is a 45 minute film biography of Stewart but this museum, located in his hometown, has a large collection of memorabilia on display and free weekly showings of his films. When you are done, you can climb up Vinegar Hill and see... More

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a very nicely done museum and a tribute to a fine actor. Very friendly staff and located in a beautiful college town. Lots of memorabilia demonstrating Mr Stewart's fine character

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PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Great little museum in the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart. Lots of sets, costumes and always a film showing.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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125 reviews 125 reviews
32 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Well worth your time while visiting the town of Indiana, Pa. Museum has a very nice collection of Jimmy Stewart memorabilia.

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indiana pa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

It is a standard activity at our house to take our guests to the front of the Indiana Court house and take their photo with Jimmy Stewart. Indiana PA is a lovely little town and it is fun to show off one of our most famous residents. We have also taken a few to the JImmy Stewart Museum. Every one... More

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The life and career of this amazing American is displayed in depth and with dignity in the museum. An added bonus is the setting in the quaint and charming downtown of Indiana, Pennsylvania.

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Harrisburg, PA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Until today, I never knew that Jimmy Stewart made so many movies. He serves as a bomber pilot durning WWII, lost a son to the Vietnam war. The volunteer greeter was very informative & helpful. His father ran a hardware store on the current location of the museum. The walk/don't walk verbal instructions counting down a ten count till the... More

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Holts Summit, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

And who isn't a Jimmy Stewart fan? My 24 year old daughter went with me. She doesn't know Jimmy that well, but enjoyed the history and old movie posters. After about an hour and half, we went to lunch. Then I went back for another 3 hours till they closed. Interesting to find out about his boyhood and the history... More

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Quentin, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

If you enjoy old movies and legendary actors, this is a great little stop. Each weekend they show one of his movies in a little theater within the museum. Gave my husband and I a new perspective on Jimmy Stewart - who knew he was a WWII ACE pilot. Interesting man! Enjoyed every minute there.

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