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American Steel & Wire - c1920s - in the mill yard inside the Sixth Street gate.

UPCOMING EVENTS and LATEST NEWS (as of 08/07/22)

SMOG MUSEUM HOURS

OPEN Saturdays - 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

or by appointment


CLOSED - Saturday, October 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. due to the Cement City Home and Walking Tour at 1:00 p.m.

When the SMOG MUSEUM is CLOSED...

  • We can still be reached daily by email.

  • All voicemail messages will be returned within a few days.

  • Any research inquiries can still continue electronically.

  • Any merchandise orders can be placed by email.

  • Artifact donations can be arranged by email.

SMOG MUSEUM - COVID-19 update

as of 08/07/22


Our volunteers are fully vaccinated.

You are free to wear your masks while in the Smog Museum if you wish.

If you do, we'll follow your lead to make your visit comfortable for all involved.


Your patience and understanding are appreciated.

The next Cement City Home and Walking Tour dates for 2022 are scheduled for:
Saturday, October 22 at noonSunday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m.
Please email donorahistoricalsociety@gmail.com or call 724-823-0364 to RSVP. Space is limited. Click Cement City to learn more.
For the details and updates of the Stan "The Man" Musial" PHMC Plaque Dedication that occurred on July 30, 2022, click Stan Musial Plaque Event 2022 to learn more.
Tuesday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m. - 1948 Smog presentation at the Rostraver Historical Society. Please email donorahistoricalsociety@gmail.com, call 724-823-0364 or contact the Rostraver Historical Society with any questions.
The next Eldora Park Walking Tour dates for 2023 are scheduled for:
Saturday, April 15 at noonSunday, April 16 at 1:00 p.m.Saturday, April 29 at noon (tentative)Sunday, April 30 at 1:00 p.m. (tentative)
Please email donorahistoricalsociety@gmail.com or call 724-823-0364 to RSVP. Space is limited. Click Eldora Park Walking Tour to learn more.

Facebook - find us and like us by searching on Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum. All of our upcoming presentations and events will be announced here on this website, on Facebook, and various newspapers.

Donora Smog Museum T-Shirts and Sweatshirts on the Merchandise page.


Donora Dragon - Forged in 1901 New T-Shirts and Sweatshirts on the Merchandise page. Also sold at the Donora Public Library during their normal hours M-F 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

To Donate to the Donora Historical Society and Smog Museum, please use our PayPal option to the right.
If you would like to add a note along with your donation, please consider sending an email to:donorahistoricalsociety@gmail.com