To plan your visit, here are a few tips about our campus:


Masking Policy

Face masks are highly recommended to stop the spread of the delta variant to enter our buildings but not required at this time. 


Limited parking is available in the lot behind the Watson-Curtze Mansion and on-street parking. The United Way building, also offers parking for weekend and evening events only.

Where are restrooms located?

Museum Store/Gift Shop, New Exhibit Building, first and second floor of Watson-Curtze Mansion and the second floor and basement of the Wood-Morrison House.

Is food permitted in the museum?

Food and beverages are not permitted in any exhibit areas. Special arrangements can be made for school groups wishing to eat their lunches on site. During special events held in the Watson-Curtze Mansion or elsewhere, food and beverages will be limited to designated areas.

Is the Hagen History Center handicap accessible?

The Watson-Curtze Mansion’s first floor is handicap accessible. A small historic elevator can accommodate one wheelchair or a limited number of visitors to tour the mansion’s second and third floors. The New Exhibit Building and the exhibit areas on the first floor of the Wood-Morrison House are fully accessible. The Wood-Morrison’s second floor education center is accessible with an elevator.  

What is the maximum group size for tours?

20 visitors per docent, but with advance planning, groups of 150 or more are welcome.

How to become a member of the Hagen History Center

The Hagen History Center offers several types of memberships. Unless otherwise noted, all members receive free admission to all HHC sites, invitations to all members-only events and exhibit openings, discounts on special programs and a 15% discount in our museum store, The Journal of Erie Studies, and a periodic newsletter.

To become a member, please click here.


Hagen History Center operates under all CDC guidelines and Pennsylvania Health Department guidelines.