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G.B. Stuart History Workshop

29 West High Street,
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 249-7610

Operated by the Cumberland County Historical Society, the G.B. Stuart History Workshop is an interactive facility designed to engage visitors with history through five stations that provide a unique, hands-on experience. The theme of each station will change throughout the year. During your visit be sure to visit History on High and the Cumberland Valley Visitors Center, located directly next to the Workshop.

The History Workshop is open Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.

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  • Hours: Museum Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-2pm
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  • Notes: Archives and Library open by appointment: Monday 3pm-7pm, Thursday/Friday from 12pm-4pm, and the first Saturday of each month from 10am-2pm. The first Saturday of the month is open for walk-ins.
  • Parking: Free limited parking behind facility
  • Payment Accepted:
    • Discover
    • Mastercard
    • Visa
  • Year Built - Prior to 1900: 1881
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  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 50
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  • Price Range: varies
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meeting facilities
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Largest Room 1170
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1896
  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Theatre Capacity 120
  • Any Licensed Caterer
  • Outdoor Space
  • Registration Area
  • Tradeshow Booth Space
  • A/V Equipment
  • Loading Dock
  • Lobby/Reception Area
  • Outdoor Capacity 250
  • Banquet Capacity 100
  • Number of Rooms 3
  • Booths 12
  • Classroom Capacity 90
Todd Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1170
  • Height: 11
  • Theater Capacity: 120
  • Classroom Capacity: 90
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Cumberland Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 516
  • Height: 8
G. B. History Workshop
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 210
  • Height: 8