Latrobe, Pennsylvania: Mister Rogers Exhibit

A small collection of iconic relics include his sneakers, his sweaters (knitted by his mom), his hand puppets, and the TV show trolley.

Address:
300 Fraser Purchase Rd, Latrobe, PA
Directions:
On the campus of Saint Vincent College, on the top floor of the Fred Rogers Center. West of town. From US-30/Lincoln Hwy turn north at the stoplight on St. Vincent Drive. Go a half-mile, then turn left at the brick entrance gates. Pass the guardhouse and you'll see the Center on the left.
Hours:
M-F 8:30-4:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
724-805-2750
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Puppets of Mr. Rogers.

Mister Rogers Exhibit

A small-but-mighty museum-quality exhibit is dedicated to the life and career of Fred "Mister" Rogers. Interpretive panels and photos provide a lot of history and fun facts. Who knew that car thieves once stole Rogers' vehicle, but returned it after learning it was his? Display cases contain his sneakers, his sweaters (knitted by his mom), the TV show trolley, and those hand puppets that totally creeped me out as a kid and still do to this day!

[Mike Gassmann, 12/11/2021]

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