Tours & Group Visits

Guided and Self-Guided Tours

During regular hours, the museum is open for self-guided tours. Guided tours are available with advanced scheduling. 

The Hagen History Center is a Blue Star Museum. There are over 2,000 art, science, history and children’s museums, in addition to zoos, and nature centers that offer free admission to those currently serving in the United States Military. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as members of the Reserves, National Guard, US Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps are welcome to tour the Hagen History Center at no charge. The military personnel are welcome to bring up to five family members with them at no charge.  Valid military ID is required.

Contact us to schedule a tour

 

Tours and Education

Group Tours

Group tours of the Watson-Curtze Mansion and Museum, 356 West 6th Street, Erie, are available for students and adults. Please email the Museum Educator or call at 814-454-1813 x 33 to arrange your tour.  

Admission fees to tour the museum:  
  • Individual $10
  • Group $5
  • Senior $7.50
  • Student $3
  • Student Group $3

Group educational programs are also available in ECHS’s Education Center in the Wood-Morrison House. Call our Museum Educator at 814-454-1813 x 33 or email to arrange an educational program.

For Children

Visits are adapted for the age of the student groups’ age levels to assure the most engaging learning experience possible. The Museum Educator is also available to visit schools for specific talks.

For Adults

Adult visitors to Hagen History Center receive a full guided or self-guided tour of all our public facilities. The Museum Educator is also available to speak to community groups both on our campus and at your site.

Researchers

Researchers can view items from our collections by appointment with our Archivist or Curator. Access over 200 years of Erie County history.