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Chester County Historical Society

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Address: 225 North High Street, West Chester, PA 19380
Phone Number: (610) 692-4800
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Wed - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Historical Clothing Exhibit

I am specifically reviewing the Historical Clothing Exhibit that the Museum recently showed and was tremendously impressed by the variety and quality of the clothing. The Museum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Patricia L
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I am specifically reviewing the Historical Clothing Exhibit that the Museum recently showed and was tremendously impressed by the variety and quality of the clothing. The Museum also presented the clothing in a beautiful and artful way, very professional. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the Museum.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I learned a lot about West Chester with the walking tour. The Historical Society was interesting as well.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went into this place thinking it would take us 15 or 20 minutes to peruse everything they had. A couple of hours later, we were still investigating the awesome array of historic memorabilia in the place. Not to be missed.

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Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Having lived in a historical part of our country for almost all my life, I found it amazing how much history there is and how things tie together when you take the time to visit the West Chester Historical Society. I found it to be very enlightening. Excellent!

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Philadelphia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
36 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The history that you can get here is pretty decent, but I guess I was expecting more. There is a cute kids section, and it's nice to see old maps of Chesco, but all in all I was expecting more.

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Pennsylvania
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

this exhibition owns first quality historical items relevant to the chester county area...antiques, photos, ancestry records and also creates temporary exhibits which are creative and informative. they also sponsor excellent lectures.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very interesting place with good displays and special events. Well done . The staff are very helpful to ensure you find what you are looking for.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a very interesting local museum. There is a lot of information about early Chester county. It is a fun place for someone like me who grew up in the area.

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Wilmington, DE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I couldn't believe the quality of the clothing-- beautifully preserved and such attention to details made the exhibit a must-see.

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West Chester, PA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I've been here twice on field trips with my second grade class. CCHS is a local gem. You will learn about furniture making, colonial toys and more. The best part of CCHS is the walking tour of town. After living in West Chester for over 25 years, I discovered incredible things about our wonderful town. West Chester is one of... More 

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