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The State Museum of Pennsylvania


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300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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The State Museum of Pennsylvania

The State Museum of Pennsylvania
The State Museum of Pennsylvania
The State Museum of Pennsylvania
The State Museum of Pennsylvania
The State Museum of Pennsylvania

(??.? miles from you)

300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Encounter a giant chick, meet a family of Coelophysis dinosaurs, or bump into a huge mastodon. Hike among the bear, porcupine, elk, deer, and other creatures of Mammal Hall. Uncover salamanders and snakes; spot eagles

At the State Museum of Pennsylvania, discover the commonwealth and the history of the state and it's people. Gaze upon the stars in the museum’s Planetarium sky, and afterward, follow Pennsylvania’s Native Americans throughout time. March into the Civil War era and see remnants of its greatest battle. Cruise past antique cars or buzz around vintage planes. It’s all about Pennsylvania.

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Why You Should Go...

Encounter a giant chick, meet a family of Coelophysis dinosaurs, or bump into a huge mastodon. Hike among the bear, porcupine, elk, deer, and other creatures of Mammal Hall. Uncover salamanders and snakes; spot eagles and woodpeckers.

At the State Museum of Pennsylvania, discover the commonwealth and the history of the state and it's people. Gaze upon the stars in the museum’s Planetarium sky, and afterward, follow Pennsylvania’s Native Americans throughout time. March into the Civil War era and see remnants of its greatest battle. Cruise past antique cars or buzz around vintage planes. It’s all about Pennsylvania.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, Discover

Discounts: Groups, Military

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Paid On-site, Street

Available: Self-Guided Tour

Extra Fun...

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Plan ahead for parking by checking Park Harrisburg’s website. Street parking is the most accessible, but several garages are nearby.

Call ahead if you are traveling with a group of 10 or more.

Fun Facts

Approximately 160,000 square feet of exhibit galleries that tell the story of Pennsylvania’s natural history, history, and art can be found in the museum. The Museum is the place to learn the story of Pennsylvania. 

The Museum includes a Planetarium for all ages and Curiosity Connection, a hands-on learning environment for children under age 5.

The Museum is located across North Street from the Pennsylvania State Capitol building. Make a day of it and visit both sites.

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Why You Should Go...

Encounter a giant chick, meet a family of Coelophysis dinosaurs, or bump into a huge mastodon. Hike among the bear, porcupine, elk, deer, and other creatures of Mammal Hall. Uncover salamanders and snakes; spot eagles and woodpeckers.

At the State Museum of Pennsylvania, discover the commonwealth and the history of the state and it's people. Gaze upon the stars in the museum’s Planetarium sky, and afterward, follow Pennsylvania’s Native Americans throughout time. March into the Civil War era and see remnants of its greatest battle. Cruise past antique cars or buzz around vintage planes. It’s all about Pennsylvania.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Payment: Cash, MC, Visa, Discover

Discounts: Groups, Military

Access: Wheelchair, Service Animals

Parking: Paid On-site, Street

Available: Self-Guided Tour

How You Can Follow...

EXTRA FUN

Insider Info

Plan ahead for parking by checking Park Harrisburg’s website. Street parking is the most accessible, but several garages are nearby.

Call ahead if you are traveling with a group of 10 or more.

Fun Facts

Approximately 160,000 square feet of exhibit galleries that tell the story of Pennsylvania’s natural history, history, and art can be found in the museum. The Museum is the place to learn the story of Pennsylvania. 

The Museum includes a Planetarium for all ages and Curiosity Connection, a hands-on learning environment for children under age 5.

The Museum is located across North Street from the Pennsylvania State Capitol building. Make a day of it and visit both sites.

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