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Charter Day 2018

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Sunday, March 11 2018 is Charter Day at the State Museum. The 1681 PA State Charter will be on display and free admission will be offered for Sunday, March 11 only.

Join The Pennsylvania State Archives in celebrating the Commonwealth’s 337th birthday on the 19th Annual Charter Day Sunday, March 11 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania.

Admission to the Museum is free for Charter Day, Sunday, March 11th only and includes all special presentations.

Pennsylvania Charter 12 Noon – 5 PM

Stop by and view the Charter with Pennsylvania State Archives staff in Memorial Hall.

Exploring Industrial Pennsylvania Through Fowler’s Bird’s-eye Views  1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Join us in the Floor 1 Changing Exhibit Gallery for an afternoon of informal presentations, led by subject matter experts, focusing on various aspects of Pennsylvania’s the late nineteenth century industrial landscapes, as represented through the hand-drawn bird’s eye views of T.M. Fowler, the nation’s most prolific city viewmaker.

Nature Lab 12 Noon – 4:30 PM

STEM Librarians from the State Library of Pennsylvania will present “Sherlock Academy – help solve The Case of the Rotten Receipt” using forensic handwriting analysis.

Curiosity Connection

Curiosity Connection will have free, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour at 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15.

Free timed tickets are required and must be picked up at the Ground Floor Information Desk. Curiosity Connection tickets are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.

Planetarium

NASA: The Future of Human Space Exploration Available Charter Day Only!

Join us in the Planetarium for The Future of Human Space Exploration to learn about NASA’s exciting plans for sending humans farther into the solar system than ever before.

ShowTimes:
12:20 PM, 12:40 PM, 1:00 PM, 1:20 PM, 1:40 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:20 PM, 2:40 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:20 PM, and 3:40 PM

Free timed tickets are required and must be picked up at the Ground Floor Information Desk. Planetarium tickets are limited and are available on a first come, first served basis.

For more information on the archives and its collections, visit the The Pennsylvania State Archives.

Details

Date:
March 11
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Phone:
(717) 787-4980