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


Masking Policy

In accordance with changes in guidelines form the CDC, masks are recommended but no longer required at this time. As long as Erie County, PA, remains in Low or Medium Community Levels, as determined by the CDC, this policy will remain in effect. Should Erie County return to a High Community Level, masking will become required.

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


Limited parking is available in the lot behind the Watson-Curtze Mansion and on-street parking. 

Where are restrooms located?

Carriage House Gift Shop, Exhibit Building, first and second floor of Watson-Curtze Mansion.

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. The 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, and a periodic newsletter.

To become a member, please click here.