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Mechanicsburg Museum Association

  • Address: 2 W. Strawberry Alley Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Phone: (717) 697-6088
  • Address: 2 W. Strawberry Alley Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
  • Phone: (717) 697-6088
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The Mechanicsburg Museum preserves four 1800s buildings from the Cumberland Valley Railroad, a log tavern that predates Mechanicsburg, and a collection of items and records important to Mechanicsburg's history and heritage. The association preserves the 1899 Washington Street Station, the 1866 Stationmaster's House, the 1886 Freight Station, the 1867 Passenger Station, and the 1801 Frankenberger Tavern. The museum headquarters is the 1867 Passenger Station. Admission to normal exhibits is free. After visiting the sites, please visit the museum store in the Freight Station for books, toys, mugs and more.

Groups tours are available with advance notice.

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Information
  • Directions: Parking lot entrance is on North Market Street, between Main Street and Allen Street
  • Downtown:
  • Gift Shop:
  • Hours: Wed-Sat 12pm-3pm
  • Months Open: 12 except tavern May - September
  • Notes: Payment by cash or check only. No credit cards.
  • Parking: yes
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  • Handicapped Accessible:
Amenities
  • Restrooms:
  • Tours Available:
Family Fun
  • All Ages:
Shopping
  • Made in Cumberland Valley:
  • Made in the Valley Products: Painted roof states from our old high school, prints of Eva Williams paintings, local history books and items
General
  • Group Reservations Required:
  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 50
  • Motorcoach Parking:
  • Price Range: free - contributions welcome
  • Tour Length: 1/2 - 2 hours
Type of Experience
  • Educational:
  • Historical:
  • Tours Available:

The Rise of the Baby Boomers

  • Date: Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 15, 2016
  • Times: Wed through Sat 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: The Freight Station Museum

Wednesdays at the Station Lecture

  • Date: September 28, 2016
  • Times: From: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mechanicsburg Museum Association

Sunday @ Museum Square: Lecture Series

  • Date: October 9, 2016
  • Times: From: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: Mechanicsburg Museum Association

Wednesdays at the Station Lecture

  • Date: October 26, 2016
  • Times: From: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mechanicsburg Museum Association

Wednesdays at the Station Lecture

  • Date: November 9, 2016
  • Times: From: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: Mechanicsburg Museum Association