Fort Bedford was built by the British as part of their fortified supply road, Forbes Trail. The road was the instrument that helped the British eradicate the French presence at Fort Duquesne. The fort was a protector of that road. The museum was constructed near the site of the 1758 fort. Fort Bedford Museum is located in downtown Bedford, 110 Fort Bedford Drive. Admission charged. Group rates available. For more information call 814-623-8891. Visit website for current seasonal hours.

The Bedford County Visitors Bureau conducts tours of Historic Bedford on Friday afternoons from June through the end of October. The tours begin at the visitors bureau office at 3:30 and conclude around 5:00 PM. The Visitors Bureau Office is located at 131 South Juliana Street in downtown Bedford.
The tour is free!  If you’d like to take the guided tour, call the Visitors Bureau at (800)765-3331. Reservations aren’t required, but we’d love to know if you plan to attend.

Old Bedford Village welcomes you to discover America’s history. Our living history village brings the past into the present. Old Bedford Village offers a rich variety of educational and entertainment activities.

Visitors of all ages will enjoy our military and civilian re-enactments, colonial crafts, exhibits and instructions, festivals, murder mystery evenings, old fashioned Christmas celebrations and more.

The county’s most extensive collection of historical and genealogical materials. Providing resources and facilities for a broad spectrum of historical and genealogical research. Numerous programs, activities, exhibits and seminars throughout the year to highlight Bedford County history. Located 3 miles west of Bedford on Rt. 30 at 6441 Lincoln Highway, Bedford. Open 9am.-4pm. Tues.-Fri. and the third Sat. of every month 9am-2pm. 814-623-2011. $10/first hr; $3/hr after. Cap of $25 per day.