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Learn at Lunchtime: The Secret World of the Allegheny Woodrat

August 16 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join wildlife biologist Aura Stauffer, from Dept of Conservation & Natural Resources, Bureau of Forestry, to learn about Documenting the Secret World of the Allegheny Woodrat, a Pennsylvania-Threatened Species. The Allegheny Woodrat, a native packrat that lives in the mountains of Pennsylvania.  Through the use of trail cameras, biologist with the Dept of Conservation and Natural Resources and the PA Game Commission are working to document the secret world of this woodland mammal.  Aura will share  photos captured and discuss the state’s efforts to help this PA-Threatened species.


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.



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Summer Fridays at The State Museum are “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 21 through August 23, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you.

Art docents will be available to give tours in Art of the State 11AM – 1PM.

Summer Fridays feature Learn at Lunchtime at 12:15 PM featuring a variety of exciting lectures and presentations.

Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Tickets are limited and first come first serve.

Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.




August 16
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
(717) 787-4980