The way west in 19th century America was a challenge to both body and spirit. Every weary pioneer and traveler longed for rest and a good meal. Come and see where many on the National Road found that hospitality

Built in 1839, the Pennsylvania House was a popular and respected Inn along the National Road. The 7,000 square foot Federal-style structure was built using tenon and mortise construction. It originally had 26 rooms and a kitchen separate from the house. Several large barns were built adjacent to the house that sheltered the wagons and livestock of the overnight g...

Upcoming Event

Colonial Christmas Open House (2018-12-01)
A Colonial Christmas The English who came to Jamestown in 1607 considered Christmas to be one of the most special times of the year. The season laste...

Open Hours

Saturday - Sunday

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

March - December

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The Pennsylvania House, 1311 West Main Street, Springfield, OH 45504

Do you enjoy history?

Come volunteer with us as a museum docent (tour guide)! No college degree or special background in history is required. All training will be provided by the DAR Lagonda Chapter at the museum in lgall groups.Experienced tour guides are always available to mentor and assist new volunteers.


Adults Students
$10.00 $3.00

We now accept credit cards at the museum

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