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James M. Stewart Museum

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Address: 845 Philadelphia St, 9th and Philadelphia Streets, Indiana, PA 15701
Phone Number: 800-835-4669 or 724-349-6112
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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True to the actor's wishes and down-to-earth nature, this museum is low-key...

True to the actor's wishes and down-to-earth nature, this museum is low-key and friendly.

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2 hours of nostalgia

Rainy morning, spent perusing the information and Jimmy Stewart memorabilia. Now there was a talented, humble, prolific actor who also served our country. There is a 25 min... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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United States
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163 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rainy morning, spent perusing the information and Jimmy Stewart memorabilia. Now there was a talented, humble, prolific actor who also served our country. There is a 25 min. biography of sorts that runs in the theater room. Stop and take a selfie with Harvey, and pick up a bell (for when an angel earns its wings.) Parking on the street... More 

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Thank Joya O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. Learning more about JS raised an already high opinion even higher. Admission was reasonable, and the volunteer staff were very pleasant.

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Thank Allison D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely hometown tribute to a very special person! The playbills from most of his movies just brought back so many memories! I think I loved every one of his films! And it was lovely to see his home, family and friends and re-discover that he was a real gentleman, loving father and husband and patriot. We loved that... More 

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Thank jlizsmith
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is a touching tribute to one of the most beloved actors from a bygone era. It goes from childhood through adulthood of the famed actor. It also has a small theatre in the museum. You realize the legacy of the man and his service to our country. There is so much more to Jimmy Stewart than I realized.... More 

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Thank Erich S
Madison, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Landed in Pittsburgh, stayed overnight & ate dinner there. Drove to Indiana, PA. What a fantastic museum! Everything about Jimmy was there......his life, his movies, all the pictures, all the mementos. We drove to his childhood home for more pictures. Ate at the deli across the street from the museum. It was my favorite trip. Jimmy Stewart was an awesome... More 

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Thank Skip F
Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

This museum is a fitting tribute to a WWII veteran, decorated pilot and movie actor, perhaps best remembered for the holiday classic, "It's a Wonderful Life". Too bad that young people today know nothing of this great man. Just as Graceland reflects Elvis' persona, this humble, small-town museum above the public library, near where the family hardware store was located,... More 

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Definitely worth a stop if you're visiting Indiana, PA and are familiar with or wish to become familiar with native son Jimmy Stewart. Lots of memorabilia from Stewart's career is on display. You could spend hours here if you have the interest. Fun to see items from the big-studio Hollywood era. We were here for a special screening of "Rear... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

It's wonderful to see the somewhat humble beginnings of a man who wound up a Hollywood star (The number of movies he made is overwhelming!) yet managed to live a very normal life compared to what we see out of Hollywood these days. He served his country, he seemed to be a man loyal to friends and family, and although... More 

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Thank Megan C
Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

So, you would hardly make this the main event on a trip, but as a side trip it is great. A great American and actor, it tells his life story.

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Thank Mike H
Indiana, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

If you are a general film buff, a Jimmy fan, or just enjoy the Golden era of films, you must stop in! This is a great experience, and a really good insight into one of the greatest people ever to come out of Hollywood. Do you research on Jimmy.......You will enjoy a professionally done museum, and experience!

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