Chester County Historical Society Hours of Operation ~ Please visit us Tuesday - Saturday 9:30am - 4:30pm.

Museum and Library Admission Fees: Members free ~ Adults are $6.00 ~ Seniors $5.00 ~ Students and children over six years old - $3.50

In the heart of historic West Chester, PA, the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) preserves and shares the remarkable story of the area's past. Explore over 300 years of history through rare documents, photographs, and newspapers in our research library, seven galleries filled with engaging exhibitions, and special school and public programs year round. From George Washington and the Battle of Brandywine to the Underground Railroad, Civil War, and Civil Rights, CCHS holds keys to the past for you to discover.

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  • September 21, 2016

    CCHS’s high school yearbooks will be off-site November 1st through December of 2016 for digitization. 

  • September 9, 2016

    The Chester County Historical Society (CCHS) seeks a collaborative Director of Development and Communication who coordinates all aspects of the Society’s advancement and communication efforts.