Explore

Explore

Whatever back-to-school looks like for your classroom, the State Museum of Pennsylvania has virtual educational resources to supplement your lessons and engage your students. Are you teaching about Pennsylvania? Watch, explore and send us your questions. 10 Questions about Paleontology with Dr. Steven Jasinski 6 Dinosaurs to Know 5 Things to Know about Paleontology 6 Things to …

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Explore! Pennsylvania State Symbols

Explore! Pennsylvania State Symbols

Pennsylvania State Symbols Whatever back-to-school looks like for your classroom, the State Museum of Pennsylvania has virtual educational resources to supplement your lessons and engage your students. Are you teaching about Pennsylvania? The Explore! Wednesdays video series identifies each of the state symbols, providing information about its selection and connection to Pennsylvania.  Watch, explore and …

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State Museum Perspectives

State Museum Perspectives

State Museum Perspectives Meet staff curators, educators, designers, and community partners in these video chats with Director Beth Hager about exhibits, collections, behind-the-scenes, and their favorite things at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Senior Curator of History Dr. Curt Miner and State Museum Director Beth Hager talk about our PA Turnpike exhibit …

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Virtual Learning

Virtual Learning

Welcome to The State Museum’s virtual learning landing page! We have resources for all ages and audiences. Take a look, click on through to videos, blogs, resources and more! Curiosity Kids ages 1-5 Curiosity Kids is a program that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. While …

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Explore! Wednesday Activities & Virtual Learning

Explore! Wednesday Activities & Virtual Learning

Pennsylvania State Symbols Whatever back-to-school looks like for your classroom, the State Museum of Pennsylvania has virtual educational resources to supplement your lessons and engage your students. Are you teaching about Pennsylvania? The Explore! Wednesdays video series identifies each of the state symbols, providing information about its selection and connection to Pennsylvania.  Watch, explore and …

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Pennsylvania Alphabet Fill in the Blank Challenge! Curiosity Kids Activities & Virtual Learning

Curiosity Kids Activities & Virtual Learning

Curiosity Kids is a program for 3-5 year olds that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. While we are all staying safe at home we want to make sure you and your curious kids have access to some fun activities. Take a look and be curious! …

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Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

Press Release: March 2020 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for March: Why Not in Pennsylvania? Campaigning for Women’s Suffrage in the Keystone State, 1910-1920 Exhibit Opens, Sunday, March 1 Pennsylvania ratified the 19th Amendment a few weeks after Congress introduced the measure in June 1919, but the broader campaign to win votes for women …

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Press Release: December 2019 Highlights

Press Release: December 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for December 2019: Museum Store Sunday, December 1, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM The State Museum Store will hold a storewide sale in conjunction with Museum Store Sunday, an event that includes more than 1,000 museum stores in all 50 states, 15 countries, and four …

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Press Release: September 2019 Highlights

Press Release: September 2019 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for September 2019: Archaeology at Kipona, Saturday, August 31 – Monday, September 2, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM State Museum archaeology staff will be on hand at the Kipona celebration on Harrisburg’s City Island, where they will feature the popular dugout canoe and discuss the …

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