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: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces November Highlights

Press Release: State Museum of Pennsylvania Announces November Highlights

The State Museum of Pennsylvania today announced its program schedule for November 2018: StoryTime: Every Autumn Comes the Bear by Jim Arnosky, Friday, November 2, 10:00 AM The children’s book Every Autumn Comes the Bear will be read in the museum’s Mammal Hall near the black bear diorama. The reading will be followed by an …

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Message from the Director on Closures

Message from the Director on Closures

The Museum will be closed Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25 and Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16. A Message about the Closures At 53 years of age, our Midcentury Modern State Museum and State Archives Complex is getting some timely upgrades over the next couple of years. Currently, there is a major electrical upgrade project underway …

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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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