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James M. Stewart Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Small but entertaining if you are a fan of Jimmy

Great staff and interesting newspaper clippings and old photos. Lots of posters and props from his... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Diedre C
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Lawrence
The Jimmy Stewart Museum

Bring quarters, as the metered parking accepts quarters. The maximum time for the metered parking... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
PaleoGypsy
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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True to the actor's wishes and down-to-earth nature, this museum is low-key and friendly.
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845 Philadelphia St, 9th and Philadelphia Streets, Indiana, PA 15701-3907
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great staff and interesting newspaper clippings and old photos. Lots of posters and props from his movies. It is small and shares a space with local museum stuff, but we still enjoyed it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Diedre C
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Bring quarters, as the metered parking accepts quarters. The maximum time for the metered parking is 2 hours. If you are towing an RV, you may want to utilize the metered parking in the rear of the building. On the day that I visited, i...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed October 17, 2018

I took a girls trip with my friends because I've been wanting to see this museum and it was everything I hoped it would be! Of course a little on the small side but I was surprised how much was in there to see. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank madelinejeanr
Reviewed September 25, 2018

My husband and I have been to the Jimmy Stewart Museum twice, and would go back again. At the time of my first visit, I had only seen "It's a Wonderful Life". It continues to be my all-time favorite Jimmy Stewart movie. There are many...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lori H
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the movie background of such a talented actor. The history of Jimmy Stewart was amazing here in the little town Indiana Pa.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank red p
Reviewed August 17, 2018

The museum consists of a few rooms in a building the holds other entities. Upon arrival, we were offered the opportunity to watch a biography of Mr Stewart in the small theatre, in which they also show Jimmy Stewart movies. The are several "movie watching...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mtrodgers99
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

You can tell that the folks who created this museum put a lot of care into it, but as a museum it is underwhelming. The biggest disappointment is the lack of many costumes or artifacts from his movies or many personal items. The museum has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Visited as a result of Trip advisor. Good for history of Indiana PA and western PA. Also many, many movie memorabilia.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank charlesf596
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I had driven past this little museum many times while working, so it was on my list of places to visit. What a nice little tribute to a famous actor and real Air Force Brigadier General! Yes indeed, he really did walk away from his...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Razzierb
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit and my talk with a few students gaining experience in the museum. Lots of Jimmy Stewart memorabilia—and some neat stories to learn about. I loved all the info about his family history. Pictures aren’t allowed—and that’s a bummer considering most museums...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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sandra p
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You can spend at least a good hour there. More time is needed if you read every little description under each movie. If you plan to watch what ever movie they are playing that day, it will be longer.
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