What will you see at the Hagen History Center?

Whether you’re a history aficionado, novice, Erieite or visitor, the Hagen History Center has something for you. Check out the four buildings on our campus and see what they have inside!

When can you come?

Monday: CLOSED 
Tuesday: 10 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 5pm
Thursday: 10 am - 5 pm
Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

Last tours begin an hour before closing.

** Weddings and special events may close
part of the museum during specific hours.

Hagen History Center will be closed on Christmas Day, New Year's Day, Easter, Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day.

What is the cost of admission?

You can choose to pay for an admission fee for one day or become a member of Hagen History Center. The price of admission gets you into all buildings on our Erie campus!

Admission prices:

  • Hagen History Members FREE
  • Adults $10
  • Students & Seniors $7.50
  • Veterans $5
  • Children 6 & Under FREE
  • Museums for All (EBT card holders, up to 4 people per card) $3 each

Become a member online 


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We are proud to be a part of the Blue Star Museums.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve.
The program runs Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 21, 2022 and ends on Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022. We, along with hundreds of other museums throughout the country, are offering free admission to any active military person(s) including National Guard and Reserves, and for up to 5 additional family members.
Find out more about the Blue Star Museums at

Hagen History Center Photo and Video Policies

Hagen History Center may include images of our visitors, including minors, in our social media, online, and print publications.  When you enter the Hagen History Center campus, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video records may occur.  By entering the premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose, by Hagen History Center, its agents, affiliates and representatives.

You release Hagen History Center, its officers, and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of photographs, video and/or sound recordings.  By entering the premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged.  You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by Hagen History Center or the person or entity designation to do so by Hagen History Center.