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Whitaker Center for Science and Arts

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Experience Central PA's premier entertainment complex, featuring three floors of hands-on exhibits and fun-filled galleries to delight all ages. Discover amazing educational documentaries and spectacular Hollywood movies on the giant four-story screen, and enjoy world-class live performances, from rock concerts, to theater productions, to classical chamber music, in our specially-designed performance theater.

Fun Under 4: Visit KidsPlace, a kid-sized city scape specifically designed for children 5 and under. 

Groups:  Enjoy interactive galleries and state-of-the-art exhibits. Learning can be fun, no matter your age. Discounts available for groups of 10 or more.

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  • Hours: Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm. Sunday: 11:30am - 5pm.
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  • Maximum # of People for Tour: 50
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  • Price Range: seasonal
  • Tour Length: 1 hour
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Once Upon a Rhyme

  • Dates: October 26, 2019 - October 27, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Saturday 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM; Sunday 2:00 PM
  • Location: Whitaker Center for Science and Arts
  • Town: Harrisburg Area

Rocky Horror Picture Show

House Party

A Motown Christmas

The Machine Performs Pink Floyd

Kreeps with Kids

Get the Led Out

Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet presents George Balanchine's The Nutcracker®

Alan Hineline's Giselle

Founder's Series

  • Dates: June 17, 2020 - June 20, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Times: Wednesday-Friday @ 7:00 PM; Saturday @ 1:00 PM & 6:00 PM
  • Location: Whitaker Center for Science and Arts
  • Town: Harrisburg Area