Hagen History Center

Hagen History Center formerly known as the Erie County Historical Society is a public museum located in Erie, Pennsylvania and focuses on the history of Erie County for the past 200 years. There is also an additional campus known as the Battles Estates in Girard, Pennsylvania.

The museum includes exhibit buildings, archival and curatorial collections, educational classrooms, and house museums in Erie & Girard.


Hagen History Center inspires and engages through dynamic educational programs, community outreach, and with relevant exhibits and publications.  We preserve our collections and archives to serve as a comprehensive, accessible resource for all.


Hagen History Center will be recognized as a unique museum destination; an indispensable resource that provides a link to our heritage while inspiring all to create a better future.