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State Museum of PA

  • Address: 300 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120
  • Phone: (717) 787-4980
  • Address: 300 North Street Harrisburg, PA 17120
  • Phone: (717) 787-4980
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The State Museum offers collections and exhibits interpreting the state of Pennsylvania's fascinating heritage. With the dawn of geologic time, the Native American experience, colonial and revolutionary beginnings, and a pivotal Civil War battleground through the Commonwealth’s vast industrial age,The State Museum demonstrates that Pennsylvania’s story is America’s story.

Fun under 4: Curiosity Connection™ is an exciting Pennsylvania themed hands-on play environment where kids from one to five years old and their families can play, discover and learn together. With the Living Forest, Industry & Transportation Zone, Farmland, Construction Zone, Art Wall, and Infant Zone... there is plenty for your preschoolers to enjoy!

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  • Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday 12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM
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16th Annual Celebrate the Holidays with Diversity

  • Date: December 3, 2016
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: State Museum of PA

Exhibit Opening -- Pennsylvania at War: The Saga of the USS Pennsylvania

  • Date: December 4, 2016
  • Times: Starting: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: State Museum of PA

Noon Year's Eve Celebration

  • Date: December 30, 2016
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: State Museum of PA

Meet the Artists: 7 Lively Artists

  • Date: January 29, 2017
  • Times: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Location: State Museum of PA

Learn at Lunchtime: What is Happening at Mammal Hall?

  • Date: February 17, 2017
  • Times: From: 12:15 PM to 12:45 PM
  • Location: State Museum of PA

Learn at Lunchtime: Pennsylvania Charter

  • Date: March 10, 2017
  • Times: From: 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM
  • Location: State Museum of PA