The country gothic building which houses the Slate Belt Museum and Heritage Society was originally the Mount Bethel Presbyterian Church. The building is listed on the Pennsylvania Inventory of Historic Places. A listing of the tombstones in the cemetery and pastors who served the church is available at the museum. The museum was established as a repository for the artifacts and memorabilia pertaining to the history and culture of the Slate Belt area. For additional information go to: www.slatebeltmuseum.org.
Latitude: 40.900038 Longitude: -75.115886 Elevation: 577 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Interests and Areas of Expertise
Born and raised in Mt. Bethel, attended church in what is now the Museum. Graduated from Penn State in 1954 worked around the country and when retirement came along we couldn't find a better place to retire than Mt. Bethel
On the way to the Museum stop in the Mt. Bethel Diner on Rt 611 and have a great meal
I spend a lot of time fly fishing the Brodhead Creek so if you like to fish we can talk fishing as you browse the Museum
Seasons OpenMemorial Day Weekend through the last Sunday in September
Hours OpenSundays - 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Contact for off hours apt
The museum is handicap accessible with a ramp.
Pet Friendly Notes
Pets are not allowed in the museum.