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Manns Choice, Pennsylvania: The Fifties Place and Mini Museum

Hundreds of old radios, TVs, and other vintage tech restored to working order. Outside is a recreated 1950s gas station with original gas pumps and other petroliana.

5719 Lincoln Hwy, Manns Choice, PA
On the north side of US Hwy 30/Lincoln Hwy about five miles west of Bedford, and just west of where it crosses under the Pennsylvania Turnpike (no exit).
M-Sa 7-5:30, Su 1:30-5:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donations accepted.
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The Fifties Place and Mini Museum

Such a wonderful experience touring. Although Ron has passed, his wife Donna gave us a great tour. They have some amazing pieces and great stories. Definitely worth the stop for this small bit of Americana.

[Dan Housley, 08/11/2023]

The Fifties Place and Mini Museum.

The Fifties Place and Mini Museum

Mr. Ron Miller passed away in 2020, but his wife Donna is keeping the museum open. Had a great visit and learned a lot -- the cabinet of radios connected to corporate advertising was something to see!

[Jody High, 11/24/2022]

Radio Museum.

Ron's Antique Radio Museum and '50s Place Service Station

Ron has been restoring antique radios for decades, and they're on display at a small museum next to his home. He also has 1950s service station memorabilia outside the museum. Donna was our tour guide, and we met Ron in his garage workshop.

[Kristie McIntyre, 08/30/2019]

Antique radios and TV.

The Fifties Place and Mini Museum

Ron is very knowledgeable and passionate about his radios! Very friendly and happy to talk to visitors! Stop by and say hi. Visitors welcomed! Some radios are also for sale.

[Sean Collins, 12/29/2018]

Fifties Place and Mini Museum.

The Fifties Place and Mini Museum

Huge collection of working 1950s radios, televisions, and gas pumps -- and an entertaining proprietor. All of the equipment (hundreds of items) has been restored and functions!

[Jennifer Kefer, 01/26/2017]

Ron Miller is a retired TV and appliance guy, as well as a restorer of old cars. His attraction combines his two favorite occupations.

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