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OPEN April to October by appointment <contact@hornbyschool.org>. ALSO OPEN: Sundays June through October 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm


Visit a real school first opened in 1875.


Sit in a desk from the 19th century.  Wear a costume similar to those worn on the TV show "Little House on the Prairie".  Play the games that kids played in the Victorian Era.

Go back in time


Sing the old songs.  Compete in a spelling bee with spelling words from textbooks of the period. See how many things were different in school 150 years ago.


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We love our members and visitors, so feel free to visit on a summer Sunday afternoon.

Hornby School Museum

Hornby School Museum 10000 Station Road North East, PA 16428 US


June to October Hours


By Appointment

Open by appointment April through October.  Open to the public Sunday afternoons June through  October.      Hornby School Museum is closed between November and March.  April  visits depend on the snow melt each winter.

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