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Bayernhof Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 AM, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 AM, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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One of a kind gem

Well hidden surprise, it was a wonderful afternoon hearing about Charlie and his eccentric... read more

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TeamBuds
Bayernhof Museum

Loved every minute of the tour. Can't believe I lived here all my life and never knew it existed. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
vonnie819
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Bridgeville, Pennsylvania
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 AM, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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225 Saint Charles Pl, O'Hara Township, PA 15215-1463
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Reviewed yesterday

Well hidden surprise, it was a wonderful afternoon hearing about Charlie and his eccentric lifestyle. One surprise after another, very interesting & unique property. Definitely a must see, well worth the time. We talked with many locals that weren't aware it existed.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved every minute of the tour. Can't believe I lived here all my life and never knew it existed. I recommend it for teens and adults.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank vonnie819
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an experience and what a story. There is just too much to tell you about this "home" or "museum" and the man who made this his life's work. We couldn't believe all the wonderful furnishings and automated music machines. You will spend over two...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bayernhof is a hidden gem well off the beaten path. You need to book tours in advance and be prepared to spend 2 1/2 hours. I would allow extra time to find it, a road was closed and we had to look for another route....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mary Ellen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see. Kooky guy builds cheesy house in honor of himself. Then fills it with music boxes to attract people. Very interesting and incredible music pieces. I wish it was shorter than 2 hours though. Reduce the stories, especially at the beginning.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jefflef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the tour today and was wonderfully surprised. The castle is amazing and the tour was informative as well as a real treat. The guide was funny and kept things moving. The view is breathtaking and the home is truly a work of art. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank georgettal426
Reviewed July 7, 2019

Like others, I'm almost afraid of talking up this astounding museum, but it really deserves more attention. It is truly an experience, thanks to the wonderful stories our host, Jim, shared, the amazing location, and the fascinating music machines housed within the 19-000-square-foot mansion. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank robreb
Reviewed July 3, 2019

I hesitate to write this review because I would like this museum/mansion to remain the hidden gem that it truly is. First heard about it a few months ago on CBS Sunday Morning tv show and decided to make a road trip to Pittsburgh (...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

We had a very good time enjoying Charley Brown’s museum. The music boxes are wonderful. Though perhaps the tour could be a bit shorter, we had a very good experience and will recommend it others.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Energydoc
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Hidden in a nearby suburb of Pittsburgh, this palatial home is stuffed with treasures. The two-hour tour sped by. My husband and I took my 83 year-old mother for Mother's Day, and we all enjoyed it. There were three opportunities to sit down for about...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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stilltripping2015
May 1, 2019|
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Response from ellendejavu | Reviewed this property |
There was sitting at the beginning but walking and standing for the other part. I would not bring young kids or older people who can't walk upstairs and stand for a while.
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Marilyann
February 11, 2019|
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Response from Zack S | Reviewed this property |
Tours are by appointment only - you'll need to give them a call at 412-782-4231.
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July 23, 2017|
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It's a 2-hour+ tour
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