Changing Exhibits

Pennsylvania at War: The Saga of the USS Pennsylvania

1st Floor


The State Museum launches a look into the USS Pennsylvania, flagship of the U.S. Navy which was damaged during the bombing of Pearl Harbor, 75 year ago this December 7.  Including a 6-foot ship model, the centerpiece from the ship’s silver service, uniforms, and personal effects of crew members, the display commemorates the ship’s incredible witness to history.  On display December 4, 2016 through December 30, 2017.

2017 South Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards

1st Floor


Open February 25th through April 16th, the winners of the 2017 South Central Pennsylvania Scholastic Art Awards will be on exhibition. The Regional South Central Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognizes students for their creative excellence. Students from schools in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lebanon, Perry and York counties showcase their talents are juried by area artistic and literary professionals.