State Museum of Pennsylvania

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The State Museum of Pennsylvania is a non-profit museum at 300 North Street in downtown Harrisburg, run by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum …
The State Museum of Pennsylvania is a non-profit museum at 300 North Street in downtown Harrisburg, run by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission to...

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Sep 24, 2023
In addition to the wide variety of exhibits here, this is one of the easiest museums to see. When you come to the museum you will get a map that shows where all of the exhibit areas are. The are 4… Full review by harryatkck
May 17, 2023
The State Museum is round, with three floors of displays. Covers the history of the development of the state very well, including industry, flora and fauna, archeology, history of Pennsylvania, etc.… Full review by kmc11_11
Apr 2, 2023
My favorite exhibit centers on the PA Turnpike. The content is so very fascinating. Take the time to watch the short videos, review the information, and look at the artifacts. I will return again in … Full review by PaleoGypsy
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Opened:1905

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Q:
What is the parking like is there a structure or do you have to park on the street
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On Sundays street parking is for free... There is a cheap parking garage 1-2 blocks away... enjoy your visit at the museum.
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What is the price of admission?
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Adults - $7.00 Senior Citizens (65 & older) - $6.00 Children ages 1-11 - $5.00 Active duty military and their immediate family (with ID) - free Retired military personnel only (with ID) - free …
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Adults - $7.00 Senior Citizens (65 & older) - $6.00 Children ages 1-11 - $5.00 Active duty military and their immediate family (with ID) - free Retired military personnel only (with ID) - free State Museum Affiliate Members - free Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Members - free Planetarium - $3.00 plus museum admission for all ages Planetarium is free for: Active duty military and their immediate family (with ID) Retired military personnel only (with ID) State Museum Affiliate Members Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Members
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Answer by Thomas K · Aug 12, 2016
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Is there a scooter rental
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There are no scooter rentals but there are Wheel Chairs available to use. Only need to swap out your license.
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Is it free??
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I was just there this weekend and it is now $7 for adults, which is a minimal fee given all the incredible exhibits.
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