The way west in 19th century America was a challenge to both body and spirit. Every weary pioneer and traveler longed for rest and a good meal. Come and see where many on the National Road found that hospitality

Built in 1839, the Pennsylvania House was a popular and respected inn along the National Road. The 7000 square foot Federal-style structure was built using tenon and mortise construction. It originally had 26 rooms and a kitchen separate from the house. Several large barns were built adjacent to the house that sheltered the wagons and livestock of the overnight gues...

Upcoming Event

Pennsylvania House Museum Christmas (2017-12-02)
Charles Dickens Christmas
Come visit and enjoy the Pennsylvania House for a holiday to remember as we decorate the Museum in true Charles Dicken'...

Open Hours

Saturday - Sunday

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

March - December

(Closed on all Major Holidays)

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The Pennsylvania House, 1311 West Main Street, Springfield, OH 45504

Do you enjoy history?

Come volunteer with us as a museum docent (tour guide)! No college degree or special background in history is required. All training will be provided by the DAR Lagonda Chapter at the museum in small groups. Experienced tour guides are always available to mentor and assist new volunteers.


Adults Students
$10.00 $3.00

We now accept credit cards at the museum

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