Welcome to the Columbus Chapel and Boal Mansion Museum
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We are Open for the Season!
Drop-in Tours are available May 1 through October 30
1:30 - 5:00 pm
Call 814-466-6210 for other information
Private and Group Tours are available by appointment
Call 814-876-0129 to make arrangements
Herb & Garlic Festival
Sunday September 10, 10am - 5pm
Fall is for planting, and our festival is the perfect place to find that special perennial or herb for your home.
Enjoy demonstrations and lectures while munching on a diverse menu of items from garlic milkshakes to garlic/lovage soup!
Teddy Bear Tea
Sunday September 10, 3pm
The Teddy Bear Tea provides children (accompanied by an adult) the opportunity to experience a fun, kid friendly British Tea!
Teddy Bear Tea by reservation only. Please call 814-876-0129 before Sept 1st.
Olde World Festival
Sunday October 8
Celebrate fall in central PA with delicious foods, crafts, and music from the Olde World.
From the Renaissance to the Modern, Italian food to Celtic music, come enjoy the diversity that is the fabric of our nation!
Mass at the Columbus Chapel
Reception at the Mansion
Monday October 9, 10am
Very Limited Seating; call 814-876-0129 for reservations
Masquerade Costume Ball
Friday October 27, 6 - 11pm
So you’re a child of the 60s and have a passion for the roaring 20s!
Select your favorite period of history, get gussied up,
and come to the Mansion for a memorable night!
In addition to the dance, guests will receive a guided tour and be treated to
savories/sweets & refreshments, including a wine & beer cash bar.
Costumes (not clothing) are optional and encouraged!
And, costumes may be available for rent for $10 per costume!
Reservations required - call 814-876-0129
For more information, see Events
The guided tour starts when you get here and includes the Mansion and the Chapel.
Group tours are possible by advance arrangement.
Slide lectures are available off-site for school classrooms and community groups.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-466-9266
Young and old alike can join the Boal Mansion family as a volunteer guide (aka "docent.")
Contact the Museum to receive a docent orientation.
Contact email@example.com or 814-466-6210.
For more details, click on "Volunteer Info" in the menu to the left.
Who is our Museum Director? Visit here for information about Bob Cameron.
For Directions, Visit the Contact Us Page!