Effective 5/31/21, all COVID-19 restrictions related to gatherings, restaurants, and others businesses were lifted. The masking order will be lifted on June 28 or when 70% of Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated, whichever comes first. Ease back into travel with a Weekend Easy getaway in Cumberland Valley. Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels are ready to welcome you.

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Planted in Play

102-A West Main Street,
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
(717) 962-1010

Planted in Play was established by two mothers and is designed to help children learn while playing at five main designated interactive play areas:

  • Art
  • Science
  • Pretend and Imaginative Play
  • Building and Construction
  • Sprouts (Toddler Area)

Ideal for ages two to 10 years old, children are encouraged to play at their own pace, explore their own areas of interest, and play independently or interact with others.

Daily admission allows you to stay as long or as little as you'd like. Parents are welcome to bring lunch or to purchase snacks at the snack bar. Parents are required to stay at the museum with their children. Seating and wi-fi are available. Play clothes are encouraged. 

Things to Do
COVID-19 Updates
  • Directions: The business entrance is located on a side street located between 102 and 104 Main Street.
  • Downtown:
  • Free WiFi:
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 9am-3pm (last admission at 2pm)
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Price: $10
  • Restaurant/Snack Bar:
  • Restrooms:
Family Fun
  • All Ages:
  • Under 4:
  • Temporarily Closed: