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State Museum of Pennsylvania

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300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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June 2019

Who Am I?

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Curiosity Kids: Bubbles

June 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

For our youngest visitors, come join us and explore Bubbles! How big a bubble can you make? What makes a good bubble? Experiment with various ingredients to create the best bubble. Curiosity Kids is a program that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Museum Educators will guide you and your children, ages 3 to 6, on fascinating trips through history. Hands-on experiments in science and art will offer enlightening views of…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Art of the State 2018

Summer Fridays

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Who Am I?

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Dan Lynch

Learn at Lunchtime: Wild Bird Adaptations

June 21 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Dan Lynch, Wildlife Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission in Nature Lab to learn about Wild Bird Adaptations. This program will feature hands-on activities designed to teach you about how birds, like Robins and Turkeys, fly, eat and digest their food!    

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Artists featured in image left to right: Heather Davis, Jeff Schaller, Painter, 2018; Paul Sirofchuck, Embrace the View,2016; Isaac Pelepko, Antonia in Leather Jacket, 2016; Sarah Frotscher, Connected, 2019; Diane Pepe, Installation; Hanging Memory Piece, 2018; Sanh Tran, Untitled, No. 1(Country Mouse), 2018; Amy Edwards, Si Eam Videris, Occidere; If You See it, Kill it, 2018.

Exhibit Opening: Art of the State 2019

June 23 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Artists featured in image left to right: Heather Davis, Jeff Schaller, Painter, 2018; Paul Sirofchuck, Embrace the View, 2016; Isaac Pelepko, Antonia in Leather Jacket, 2016; Sarah Frotscher, Connected, 2019; Diane Pepe, Installation; Hanging Memory Piece, 2018; Sanh Tran, Untitled, No. 1(Country Mouse), 2018; Amy Edwards, Si Eam Videris, Occidere; If You See it, Kill it, 2018.   Opening ceremony starts at 1:30 PM and is open to the public. The gallery opening and refreshments will immediately follow the opening…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Nature Lab: Leaf Identification

June 26 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Ryan Reed, Natural Resource Specialist, DCNR Bureau of Forestry in Nature Lab to learn how to identify leaves of some of Pennsylvania’s most common tree species, and leave with the handy pocket guide, Common Trees of Pennsylvania.  

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 27 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Steve Jasinski

Nature Lab: Dinosaurs in Pennsylvania

June 27 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Dr. Steven E. Jasinski to learn about dinosaurs in Pennsylvania.  

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Art of the State 2018

Summer Fridays

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Who Am I?

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Learn at Lunchtime: Artist Conversations

June 28 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf will join 2019 Art of the State featured artist Cassaundra Flor in leading a casual tour of the exhibition and sharing insights on the show. 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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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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July 2019

Who Am I?

July 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Nature Lab: Waterfowl Ducks and Geese of Pennsylvania

July 3 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Museum Educators in Nature Lab to explore the ducks and geese of Pennsylvania. Visitors will learn about different types of waterfowl found here in PA and get hands-on with wings, feather, and feet. Learn about their migration, habitat, and good location in Pennsylvania to view these feathered friends.

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Museum Closure

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

The Museum will be closed for the holiday Thursday, July 4.

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Art of the State 2018

Summer Fridays

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

StoryTime July 2019

July 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join us Friday, July 5 at 10:30 in the Planetarium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing as we read Man on the Moon by Anastasia Suen. Hear about this momentous moment in space history. The reading will be followed by the planetarium show Who Am I? to learn more about the Moon. She has many names. She can be mysterious. People say she’s shy. Sometimes you can see her, sometimes you can’t. You always look right at her,…

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Who Am I?

July 5 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Learn at Lunchtime

July 5 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
Learn at Lunchtime 2019 Log

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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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 5 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 6 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Nature Lab: Day/Night Predators – The Red-Tailed Hawk and Great Horned Owl

July 10 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Museum Educators in Nature Lab to explore red-tailed hawks and great-horned owls. Visitors will learn about these unique predators that have adapted to to their shared environment with different and unique features. Get hands-on with skulls, wings, feathers, and feet. Learn about their lifestyle and habitat here in Pennsylvania.

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Nature Lab: Invasive Plants & Our Neighborhood Birds

July 11 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Andrew Rohrbaugh, Ecological Program Specialist, PA Bureau of Forestry to learn about invasive plants and their affects on our local bird populations.    

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Art of the State 2018

Summer Fridays

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Who Am I?

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Artists featured in image left to right: Heather Davis, Jeff Schaller, Painter, 2018; Paul Sirofchuck, Embrace the View,2016; Isaac Pelepko, Antonia in Leather Jacket, 2016; Sarah Frotscher, Connected, 2019; Diane Pepe, Installation; Hanging Memory Piece, 2018; Sanh Tran, Untitled, No. 1(Country Mouse), 2018; Amy Edwards, Si Eam Videris, Occidere; If You See it, Kill it, 2018.

Learn at Lunchtime: Art of the State

July 12 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Artists featured in image left to right: Heather Davis, Jeff Schaller, Painter, 2018; Paul Sirofchuck, Embrace the View,2016; Isaac Pelepko, Antonia in Leather Jacket, 2016; Sarah Frotscher, Connected, 2019; Diane Pepe, Installation; Hanging Memory Piece, 2018; Sanh Tran, Untitled, No. 1(Country Mouse), 2018; Amy Edwards, Si Eam Videris, Occidere; If You See it, Kill it, 2018. Join Fine Arts Curator Amy Hammond for a tour of Art of the State.              

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Moon Madness: Build and Launch a Paper Rocket

July 17 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Museum Educators on July 17 at 11:30 AM to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landings by creating and launching your own paper rocket. Using paper and Alka-Seltzer, find out how aerodynamically your rocket design flies. This program is designed for visitors ages 6 to 12 and will be held in Village Square on the first floor followed by rocket launches on the Plaza. This program is included with general admission to the Museum.

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Curiosity Kids: Moon Making

July 18 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

For our youngest visitors, come join us and explore the Moon! What is the Moon? Why does it look the way it does? Learn about Earth's natural satellite and create an image of it to take home with you. This program is in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landings.   Curiosity Kids is a program that bridges the fun of Curiosity Connection with the wonders of The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Museum Educators will guide you and your…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Art of the State 2018

Summer Fridays

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 23, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Who Am I?

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Learn at Lunchtime: “Apollo 11: Man’s First Step onto the Moon”

July 19 @ 12:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, join us for a special showing of Apollo 11: Man's First Step onto the Moon.  Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium   Space is limited. Doors will close promptly at 12 Noon. Planetarium tickets must…

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Learn at Lunchtime: “Apollo 11: Man’s First Step onto the Moon”

July 19 @ 12:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, join us for a special showing of Apollo 11: Man's First Step onto the Moon.  Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium   Space is limited. Doors will close promptly at 12:30 PM. Planetarium tickets must…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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3rd in the Burg: Moon Madness

July 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing by joining us Friday, July 19 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm during 3rd in the Burg for Moon Madness. Challenge your fine motor skills and see how well you as a team member. Astronauts spend years training to head into space. See if you have the skills to join them on a mission. Though out the evening the Planetarium will be featuring Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The…

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Who Am I?

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Student examining rock at The State Museum of PA

Nature Lab: Geology

July 24 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Simeon Suter, P.G. Geologist Supervisor - Groundwater & Environmental Geology Section PA DCNR and Dr Kyle Trostle in Nature Lab for My favorite beach is the Mountain Top.   This program will teach about the geologic processes that act upon each of the basic rock types to create land forms that are all around us.  Visitors will learn about different types of rocks, get hands-on with the geologic process, and learn about the characteristics of fossils and minerals.

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Archaeology volunteer Clydene Strauss shows visitors how to label archaeological artifacts.

Nature Lab: Preserving our Past: Archaeology Lab

July 25 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Learn how museums curate archaeological specimens to preserve for research and interpretation.  

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Art of the State 2018

Summer Fridays

July 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 23, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Who Am I?

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Learn at Lunchtime: Chronic Wasting Disease

July 26 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Courtney Colley, CDW Communication Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission for Challenges Fighting an Incurable Deer Disease: Chronic Wasting Disease.  Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is an always fatal neurodegenerative disease of cervids and was first detected in Pennsylvania in 2012. Since this discovery, the distribution of CWD in Pennsylvania has spread and will continue to spread without active management. This talk will review the history and current status of CWD, surveillance and management strategies for CWD, and challenges the Game Commission faces…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 26 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 27 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Who Am I?

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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Dr. Walter Meshaka

Nature Lab: PA Wildlife

July 31 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Join Dr. Walter Meshaka, Senior Curator of Zoology and Botany at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, in Nature Lab to discuss various topics relating to Pennsylvania’s wildlife.  

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Apollo 11: Man’s First Step Onto The Moon

July 31 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface for the first time. A Production of the Jenks Planetarium Educational Content appropriate for Grade 4 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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August 2019

Who Am I?

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

I have many names. I can be mysterious. People say I’m shy. Sometimes you can see me, sometimes you can’t. I always look right at you, but don’t always show my face. Most people just ignore me, but your life would be very different without me. I’m the Moon! Come learn all about me. A Production of The Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational Content Pre-K to Grade 2 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go…

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