Visit The American Philatelic Center

 

Visits & Tours

The American Philatelic Center is the home of the American Philatelic Society and American Philatelic Research Library. The Center is located in a restored nineteenth-century match factory complex listed on the National Historic Register — consisting of a series of interconnected buildings, the oldest of which were built in 1899. Visitors are welcome to tour the historic Center and see the valuable services we offer first hand!

 

** Due to restrictions, tours have been suspended until no earlier than Jan 1, 2022. Please contact (814) 933-3803 if you need additional information. **

Hours of Operation:

Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern

Holiday Closures:

  • January 1, 2021: New Year's Day
  • May 31, 2021: Memorial Day
  • July 5, 2021: Independence Day
  • July 21, 2021: Hours 8:30 a.m. - noon,
    closed for staff picnic in afternoon
  • September 6, 2021: Labor Day
  • November 25 - 26, 2021: Thanksgiving
  • December 24 & 27, 2021: Christmas

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How to get to Bellefonte

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State College Visitors Guide

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Welcome to Bellefonte

Explore Victorian Bellefonte with this YouTube video from the Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce

State College Visitors Guide

Penn State Football Schedule

Beaver Stadium is less than 10 miles from the American Philatelic Center! Catch a game while you're in town.

 

 

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