Press Release: July 2017 Highlights

Press Release: July 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2017: StoryTime: Roadwork by Sally Sutton Friday, July 7 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Gather with us in the Pennsylvania Turnpike Exhibit to learn about our first “super-highway”. Enjoy our story, Roadwork by Sally Sutton, and sing about the big construction trucks used …

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Press Release: June 2017 Highlights

Press Release: June 2017 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2017: StoryTime: Daniel Finds a Poem by Micha Archer, Friday, June 2, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Gather with us outside under the trees (weather permitting) to celebrate this year’s PA One Book, Every Young Child featured selection: Daniel Finds a Poem by …

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May 2015 Highlights

May 2015 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania announced its program schedule for May 2015: 3rd in the Burg: Join David Dunn, the Director of The State Museum on Friday, May 15 from 5:30 to 7:00 PM, for a sneak peak at the renovations currently underway in Mammal Hall. Dunn will discuss the restoration, cleaning, and new interpretive …

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50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

50 Years of History: The State Museum and Archives Complex

  The State Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State Archives were physically joined in a new, modern architectural complex 50 years ago.  Designed by the Harrisburg-based architectural firm of Lawrie and Green, the complex opened in 1964 and was dedicated in October 1965. First known as the William Penn Memorial Museum and State Archives, …

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March 2015 Highlights

March 2015 Highlights

   Program schedule for March 2015: 16th Annual Charter Day Celebration: The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s (PHMC) 16th Annual Charter Day will be held Sunday, March 8, from noon to 4:00 P.M. at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania State Archives will display the original 1681 Charter, the document that granted the land …

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