December Highlights at The State Museum of Pennsylvania
State Museum Announces New
Exhibition of Chairs from Chippendale to Knoll
New Exhibit Tells How
Pennsylvanians Experienced the Civil War
NEW! Download Paleo Exhibit Explore Life Through Time pdf for children and families
Archived Press Releases
Adjacent to Pennsylvania’s State Capitol building in Harrisburg, The State Museum offers exhibits and exquisite collections interpreting the state’s fascinating heritage. From the dawn of geologic time, to 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.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania is open
Wednesday - Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 Noon - 5:00 PM
The State Museum Store hours
Wednesday – Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 4 pm
Holiday hours subject to change.
Wednesday-Saturday 10-4 Sun 12-4*
*On select large volume days, timed tickets may be issued for Curiosity Connection. (717)787-4980
Call ahead for details
The State Museum is now participating in Harrisburg's "3rd in the Burg" arts events on the third Friday evening of each month. Watch for details.
Includes Curiosity Connection
Adults (ages 13 - 59)
Children (ages 1 - 12)
Seniors (ages 60+)
PA Heritage Society Members
( Become a member)
THIS WEEK IN PENNSYLVANIA ARCHAEOLOGY
Interested in what's going on with Pennsylvania archaeology? Then check out our weekly blog: This Week in Pennsylvania Archaeology.
An exciting hands-on play environment. A place where children and grownups can discover, learn and play together. Visit the Curiosity Connection page for more information.