American Philatelic Society

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Visit the APC
Where History and Stamp Collecting Meet!

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 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!

Hours of Operation:

  • Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Eastern Time
  • Closed on all major holidays.
    See our Schedule of Closings.
  • Large group tours are welcome.
    Please schedule in advance by calling (814) 933-3803.

Travel Visitor Information

February 15 President's Day November 24 & 25 Thanksgiving
May 30 Memorial Day December 23 & 26 Christmas
July 4 Independence Day December 30 For 2017 New Years
September 5 Labor Day    



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