Laurel Highlands Arts & Heritage Tour

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  • Four Museums, One Great Package

    Laurel Highlands Arts & Heritage Tour

    With group lodging and dining at the picturesque and newly--updated Antiochian Village Conference Center, located just 6 miles north of Ligonier, Pennsylvania*

    The Antiochian Village Conference Center

    Newly updated lodging rooms Award-winning in-house Executive Chef

    Specializing in group dining Scenic views Spacious Amphitheatre

    Heritage Museum & Library Bookstore & Gift Shop Ample free parking All amenities under one roof!

    ...situated on 300 beautiful acres, and close to many Laurel Highlands attractions!

    Just 15 minutes away: The Ligonier Diamond

    (historic shopping district of Ligonier, Pennsylvania)

    Idlewild Park & Soak Zone (award-winning childrens amusement park)

    Ligonier Valley Rail Road Museum (restored railroad station with related collection)

    Compass Inn Museum (restored 1799 stagecoach stop with blacksmith shop, cookhouse, etc.)

    Lincoln Highway Experience (located along the historic Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor)

    Within an hours drive:

    Flight 93 Memorial Johnstown Flood Museum Frank Lloyd Wrights architectural masterpieces,

    Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob

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    Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

    The Westmoreland Museum of American Art Fort Ligonier

    Antiochian Heritage Museum

  • Enjoy the scenic setting of the Antiochian Village Conference Center...

    Wine-and-cheese reception in our Museums indoor courtyard

    Dining in The Cedars, with panoramic view of the Laurel Ridge

    Overnight accommodations in updated lodging rooms

    All amenities under one roof!

    Explore shopping and dining in the historic Diamond district of Ligonier, Pennsylvania...*

    Experience four amazing museums... Fort Ligonier A formidable outpost during the French and Indian War, Fort Ligonier is a full-scale, on-site recon-struction where visitors may explore buildings, artillery batteries, wagons and cannons. Its museum showcases the spectacular George Washington

    Collection, from his early years as a soldier and commander there, along with the highly-acclaimed exhibit, The World Ablaze: An Introduction to the Seven Years War.

    Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art The picturesque Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley boasts rotating exhibitions of local, regional and national artists, and a permanent collection of more than 4,200 works by artists such as Thomas Hart Benton and Mary Cassatt. On permanent display is the impressive

    Walter Carlyle Shaw Collection of paperweights, with nearly 200 paper-weights spanning 150 years.

    The Westmoreland Museum of American Art Embarking on a bold new era, the recently renovated Westmoreland Museum of American Art features significant additions to its collections, and a dynamic new architectural design. Located in the heart of historic downtown Greensburg,

    the museum encourages interaction with art through unique activities designed for all ages.

    Antiochian Heritage Museum The Antiochian Heritage Museum presents the artistic, cultural and spiritual heritage of the Near East, Orthodox Christianity, and its roots in Antioch (Syria) and the Holy Land. Exhibits include the richly inlaid wood furniture of Damascus, colorful hand-embroidered textiles, antique religious icons, and a new interactive touchscreen display exploring the life of Saint Raphael of Brooklyn.

    Four Museums, One Great Package

    Baccarat, Pansy Flower

    Cannon at Fort Ligonier

    Magnolia 1888, Joseph Ryan Woodwell; oil on canvas mounted on masonite

    Inlaid wood table with coffee pot; Damascus, Syria.

    Indoor courtyard of Antiochian Heritage Museum

    Newly updated lodging room

    Antiochian Village Conference Center

    * Ligonier, PA: voted one of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America (Country Living, 2015).