The AT Museum in Pine Grove Furnace State Park

The dream of the Appalachian Trail Museum Society came true June 5th 2010: The Appalachian Trail Museum held its Grand Opening, in Pennsylvania's Pine Grove Furnace State Park.

The museum lies near the halfway point on the Appalachian Trail, which runs between Maine and Georgia. More than 12,000 pictures of the AT and other precious artifacts are housed in a 200-year-old grist mill, now transformed into the repository of the dreams of AT hikers and would-be trekkers.

When you visit, stop by the Pine Grove General Store. The quaint shop is renowned among thru-hikers who do their best to consume a half-gallon of ice cream in one sitting, marking the midpoint in their journey on the AT.

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Admission is free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Memorial Day through Labor Day the Museum is open daily from noon - 4:00 PM. In the spring and fall, it's open only on weekends noon - 4:00 PM.

Address: 1120 Pine Grove Road, Gardners, PA 17324

Phone: 717-486-8126

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