Moon Madness July 17-21

Moon Madness July 17-21

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing at the State Museum July 17 – July 21, 2019 The State Museum will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with “Moon Madness” from July 17 to 21. Cases in the museum will display space memorabilia, moon rocks, and space …

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State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces June Highlights

State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces June Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2019: StoryTime: What a Treasure! by Jane and Will Hillenbrand Friday, June 7 at 10:30 AM The children’s book What a Treasure! by Jane and Will Hillenbrand will be read in Curiosity Connection with an activity following the reading. The story is about what Mole …

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2019 Summer Learn at Lunchtime

2019 Summer Learn at Lunchtime

Learn at Lunchtime is a program featuring a variety of captivating lectures and presentations. This summer Learn at Lunchtime will be presented every Friday at 12:15 PM, June 21 through August 23. June 21 Wild Bird Adaptations Wildlife Education Specialist Dan Lynch from the Pennsylvania Game Commission will discuss how birds, like Robins and Turkeys, fly, eat and digest …

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Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces January 2019 Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces January 2019 Highlights

Harrisburg, PA – The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for January 2019: StoryTime: Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre, Friday, January 4 at 10:30 AM The children’s book Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre will be read in Mammal Hall with an activity in Nature Lab to follow. StoryTime …

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Press Release: Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Mammal Hall and its Restoration

Press Release: Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Mammal Hall and its Restoration

Next month, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate 50 years of Mammal Hall, one of its most beloved exhibits, with a week of special programming beginning Wednesday, September 26, and culminating with a rededication ceremony on Sunday, September 30. Throughout the week-long celebration, visitors will have the opportunity to build their own diorama, walk …

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Press Release: August 2018 Highlights

Press Release: August 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for August 2018: StoryTime: Art by Patrick McDonnell, Friday, August 3, 10:00 AM The children’s book Art, by Patrick McDonnell, will be read in the Art of the State gallery for StoryTime, our popular reading series for children aged 3 to 5. Each reading is held in …

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Press Release: July 2018 Highlights

Press Release: July 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for July 2018: Museum Closure Wednesday, July 4 The State Museum will be closed for the holiday on Wednesday, July 4, and will reopen with regular hours on Thursday, July 5. StoryTime: One Dog Canoe by Mary Casanova, Friday, July 6, 10:00 AM The humorous …

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2018 Summer Learn at Lunchtime

2018 Summer Learn at Lunchtime

Learn at Lunchtime is a program featuring a variety of captivating lectures and presentations. This summer Learn at Lunchtime will be presented every Friday at 12:15 PM, June 22 through August 24. Learn at Lunchtime is included with general admission. June 22 World War I with Robert Hill, Curator of Military & Industrial History June 29 Black Bears with Wildlife Education Specialist …

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Press Release: June 2018 Highlights

Press Release: June 2018 Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for June 2018: Pay as You Wish Summer Fridays The State Museum is inviting visitors to pay what they wish for general admission on Fridays beginning on Friday, June 22, and continuing through Friday, August 24, 2018. Fees for the Planetarium and other special programs …

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Press Release: March 2018 Highlights

Press Release: March 2018 Highlights

StoryTime: Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola, Friday, March 2, 10:00 AM Join us in Village Square to learn about cooking in kitchens of the past. Enjoy our story Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie dePaola and help make a “Pretend Pancake Breakfast” with kitchen utensils once used in old kitchens. StoryTime is our popular series for children …

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