1740 New Butler Rd.
New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: (724) 658-7700
Fax: (724) 658-7727
Arts & Museums
The Harlansburg Station Museum of Transportation offers exhibits of diecast automobiles and trucks from Danbury and Franklin Mint, artifacts of cars and trucks, ship and boat models, military aircraft, commercial aviation and memorabilia, American and British railways, telephone/switchboard memorabilia, a miniature railroad and more.
The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts is located in 2 princely heritage mansions on a hill that were owned by the Hoyt family. The Greek Revival architecture serves as a superb backdrop to the events held here like discussions, competitions, guided tours, art workshops, community parties and cultural festivals. Admission is free. Check website for a list of permanent exhibits and upcoming exhibitions.
The Ellwood City Area Historical Society Museum includes the Society's collection of Northwood Glass, a Railway Express wagon, and a bench from the B & O Railroad waiting room. The museum is open during the week from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Authentic Slovenian costumes, household items, artwork and crafts can be seen at the SNPJ Slovenian Heritage Center, which is operated by the Slovene National Benefit Society.
Open for tours Tuesday through Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Harmony Museum features a collection of Harmonist furniture; churns, butter molds, crockery and a cast iron cook stove in the Kitchen, the Wine Cellar, a Mennonite-era collection, percussion long rifles in the classical Pennsylvania style circa 1850-1890, the Wagner-Bentel House, Harmonist Cemetery, and more.
The Zelienople region of the Butler County is endowed with one of the prime historical structures in the form of the Passavant House. The house stands on a land area of less than one acre. Its construction dates back to the year 1809. The two and a half story building is predominantly a house built by utilzing brick elements. Presently, the house serves adequately as a museum, library as well as the headquarters for the Zelienople Historical Society. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Merrick's permanent collections and special exhibits give visitors and citizens of Beaver County a look at a spectacular collection of 18th and 19th century French, German, English, and American paintings. Other collections include Contemporary art, a 19th century library, rock and mineral collection, and a zoological collection. Many classes and workshops are offered here.
Through a variety of non-traditional educational techniques, first person presentations, storytelling and entertainment, the Living History Center at Providence Plantation strives to be "the area
Headquarters of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society, the Arms Family Museum is an arts and crafts styled home, built in 1905, featuring a reception room, library, solarium, sitting room, dining room, butler
The first structure ever built in the United States dedicated to house priceless works by American artists. Permanent and special exhibits are always featured for viewing.
Art museum that hosts rotating displays of student and faculty art work.
This modern museum building contains exhibits which chronicle the rise and fall of the iron and steel industries in Ohio's Mahoning Valley.