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State Museum of Pennsylvania

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300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
(717) 787-4980

September 2022

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

September 30 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Constellations

September 30 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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What are constellations? How were they created? These are just two of the questions covered about these images in the night sky. Learn about what a constellation really is, who is responsible for creating them, and see what images we find around the globe. Explore each season and find out the basic constellations you can find in the Pennsylvania night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Beyond the Sun

September 30 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

September 30 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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October 2022

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 1 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Beyond the Sun

October 1 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 1 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Highlights Tour

October 1 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

October 1 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 2 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Beyond the Sun

October 2 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

October 2 @ 2:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 5 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Explore! Things that are Gross

October 5 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore more about the gross fluids from our bodies, how they help us function and the science of polymers. Make some mucus to take home!  

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Beyond the Sun

October 5 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

October 5 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 6 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Volunteer at The State Museum

Family Gallery Tour: Paleontology

October 6 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This family friendly tour looks at life through time in Pennsylvania. Join Museum Educators to get hands-on with fossils of the plants and animals that roamed Earth during the Carboniferous Period to the present including dinosaurs and mastodons.

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Beyond the Sun

October 6 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

October 6 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Storytime

October 7 @ 10:30 am
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One event on October 22, 2022 at 10:30 am

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us as we read Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron Barton to hear the story of how scientists get fossils to a museum. Then make an imprint "fossil" to take home.  

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 7 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

Find out more »

Constellations

October 7 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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What are constellations? How were they created? These are just two of the questions covered about these images in the night sky. Learn about what a constellation really is, who is responsible for creating them, and see what images we find around the globe. Explore each season and find out the basic constellations you can find in the Pennsylvania night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Find out more »

Beyond the Sun

October 7 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

October 7 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 8 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

Find out more »

Beyond the Sun

October 8 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

Find out more »

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 8 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

October 8 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

October 8 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

Find out more »

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 9 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

October 9 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

Find out more »

Beyond the Sun

October 9 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Homeschool Programs: Groovin with Stone Axes

October 12 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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For thousands of years, indigenous people in Pennsylvania built homes, made canoes and cleared forests with stone tools. These tools are often found buried in our landscape, and as artifacts they provide archaeologists with an opportunity to study the activities of people that lived long ago. Join curators Janet Johnson, Melanie Mayhew and Liz Wagner from the Section of Archaeology, to complete STEAM activities and use archaeological methods to examine stone axe artifacts. Registration and pre-payment is required. Each program…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 12 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

Find out more »

Beyond the Sun

October 12 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Life Through Time

Life Through Time Gallery Tour

October 12 @ 1:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Museum Educators to tour the Museum’s Life through Time Gallery. Explore pre-historic life and the changes in Earth from the Pre-Cambrian to the present through the gallery with hands-on objects. The tour starts at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with general admission to the Museum. Check with the Ground Floor Information Desk upon…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 13 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Curiosity Kids: Falling Leaves

October 13 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Museum Educators as we study the beautiful colors and shapes found in fall leaves. Learn the difference between evergreen and deciduous trees and study different types of trees found in Pennsylvania. Paint your own leaf collage to take home.

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Beyond the Sun

October 13 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

October 13 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 14 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Constellations

October 14 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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What are constellations? How were they created? These are just two of the questions covered about these images in the night sky. Learn about what a constellation really is, who is responsible for creating them, and see what images we find around the globe. Explore each season and find out the basic constellations you can find in the Pennsylvania night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Virtual Program: PA Mushrooms

October 14 @ 12:15 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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In the late 1800s, a florist named William Swayne began successfully growing mushrooms in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Today, Southeastern Pennsylvania has the largest concentration of mushroom farms and more than 60% of all mushrooms produced in the United States are grown in Pennsylvania. Join Maria Gorgo-Gourovitch, Penn State Extension Educator, to learn more about the history of mushroom farms in Pennsylvania, the economic impact, current production data, crop production cycle, sustainability and nutrition facts.   This program will be presented…

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Beyond the Sun

October 14 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

October 14 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Great Pumpkin

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Spend a magical morning at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Come dressed as your favorite character, animal or museum icon! Explore a variety of games, activities, and craft stations. Complete your visit by taking home a bag of treats. Event is included with General Admission. Museum members and military discounts will apply. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour starting on the hour from 10AM-1PM. Limited tickets must be picked up at the…

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Too Many Pumpkins

October 15 @ 10:15 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us for a telling of "Too Many Pumpkins" by Linda White and illustrated by Megan Lloyd. This tale of unexpected pumpkins is a Halloween favorite told on the planetarium dome.

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Too Many Pumpkins

October 15 @ 11:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us for a telling of "Too Many Pumpkins" by Linda White and illustrated by Megan Lloyd. This tale of unexpected pumpkins is a Halloween favorite told on the planetarium dome.

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Too Many Pumpkins

October 15 @ 12:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us for a telling of "Too Many Pumpkins" by Linda White and illustrated by Megan Lloyd. This tale of unexpected pumpkins is a Halloween favorite told on the planetarium dome.

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Highlights Tour

October 15 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 16 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Highlights Tour

October 16 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

October 16 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 19 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Explore! Archaeology

October 19 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the artifacts from the archeological dig at Fort Hunter. Uncover the hundreds of years of occupation and the mysteries the dig uncovered. Test your own archaeological skills.  

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Beyond the Sun

October 19 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

October 19 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 20 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Family Gallery Tour: Transportation

October 20 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This family friendly tour looks at transportation changes throughout Pennsylvania's history. Join Museum Educators to learn about the vehicles that have helped move us across our state.

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Beyond the Sun

October 20 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

October 20 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 21 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Constellations

October 21 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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What are constellations? How were they created? These are just two of the questions covered about these images in the night sky. Learn about what a constellation really is, who is responsible for creating them, and see what images we find around the globe. Explore each season and find out the basic constellations you can find in the Pennsylvania night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Beyond the Sun

October 21 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

October 21 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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3rd in the Burg: Art of the State

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us Friday, October 21 5:30-7:30 for 3rd in the Burg and tour Art of the State with artist and PHMC Commissioner Ophelia Chambliss. Art of the State, open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople, is an annual juried exhibition held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Winners were chosen from 92 finalists selected from 1,850 entries representing 31 Pennsylvania counties. Art of the State continues to provide an opportunity for both established and emerging Pennsylvania artists to exhibit their work…

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Storytime

October 22 @ 10:30 am
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One event on October 22, 2022 at 10:30 am

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us as we read Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron Barton to hear the story of how scientists get fossils to a museum. Then make an imprint "fossil" to take home.  

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 22 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Beyond the Sun

October 22 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 22 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Highlights Tour

October 22 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

October 22 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 23 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Highlights Tour

October 23 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

October 23 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 26 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Family Gallery Tour: Mammal Hall Restoration

October 26 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This family friendly tour looks at the Restoration of Mammal Hall exhibit. A museum educator will discuss the history of the original dioramas from 1968, as well as the science and art behind the 3-year restoration project completed in 2018.

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Beyond the Sun

October 26 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

October 26 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 27 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

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

While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Curiosity Kids: Color Pigments

October 27 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us as we learn about where colors come from. Test your color mixing skills using different types of pigments.  

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Beyond the Sun

October 27 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

October 27 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 28 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Constellations

October 28 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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What are constellations? How were they created? These are just two of the questions covered about these images in the night sky. Learn about what a constellation really is, who is responsible for creating them, and see what images we find around the globe. Explore each season and find out the basic constellations you can find in the Pennsylvania night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Beyond the Sun

October 28 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Highlights Tour

October 28 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Workshops in Archaeology

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Pathways to the Past The theme of this year’s program centers around archaeology as a tool for discovering a pathway to the past. Archaeologists have identified physical pathways such as Indigenous foot paths, portages, and trade routes but there are also the pathways archaeology can offer in enriching, and sometimes correcting narratives of the past.   Pennsylvania’s landscape of rolling mountains, plateaus and ridges, and major river valleys were physical factors that influenced settlement of the Commonwealth.  Foot paths created by…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 29 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Beyond the Sun

October 29 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 29 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Highlights Tour

October 29 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

October 29 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

October 30 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Highlights Tour

October 30 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

October 30 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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November 2022

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

November 2 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Explore! Black Bears

November 2 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore! more about the history of the black bear in Pennsylvania, the unique adaptations that help them to survive, the senses that black bears rely on, and what happens when black bears interact with humans. Then discover what bears have to do with the constellations.  

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Beyond the Sun

November 2 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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