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Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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June 2018
Summer Fridays Logo 2018

Summer Fridays

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Fridays at The State Museum offer a new twist this summer – “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 22 through August 24, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you. Art Docents will be in Art of the State 11 AM - 1 PM. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Learn at Lunchtime: World War I

June 22 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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As we approach the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, join our Curator of Military & Industrial History Robert Hill to explore the Pennsylvania at War exhibit.    

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 22 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 23 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 23 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 23 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 24 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Exhibit Opening: Art of the State 2018

June 24 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The Annual Art of the State is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on Paper and includes 103 works by 99 artists from 27 counties.  Opening ceremony starts at 1:30 PM and is open to the public. The gallery opening and reception will immediately follow the opening ceremony. The exhibit runs from June 24 through September 9, 2018. Museum general admission is free for the day. Art…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 24 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Dr. Walter Meshaka in Nature Lab

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: PA Wildlife

June 27 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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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. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.    

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 27 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Flint Knapping

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: Flint knapping

June 28 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Which one doesn't belong? Join Sr. Curator Kurt Carr and Curator Janet Johnson to learn about what materials Native Americans used for flint knapping of projectile points and making of stone tools. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 28 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Summer Fridays Logo 2018

Summer Fridays

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Fridays at The State Museum offer a new twist this summer – “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 22 through August 24, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you. Art Docents will be in Art of the State 11 AM - 1 PM. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Dan Lynch "Animal CSI"

Learn at Lunchtime: Black Bears

June 29 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Wildlife Education Specialist Dan Lynch from the Pennsylvania Game Commission to learn about black bear biology, populations and how Pennsylvania Game Commission does research on them.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 29 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 30 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 30 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 30 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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July 2018

Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 1 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 1 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Museum Closure

July 4
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Nature Lab: Magnets

July 5 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in Nature Lab to explore magnets. What make magnets attract or repel? What is magnetism? Participate and experiment to study the properties of magnets. This presentation is designed for general audiences, ages 7 and up, and is included with General Admission to the Museum.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 5 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Summer Fridays Logo 2018

Summer Fridays

July 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Fridays at The State Museum offer a new twist this summer – “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 22 through August 24, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you. Art Docents will be in Art of the State 11 AM - 1 PM. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.

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StoryTime July 2018

July 6 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Anthropology and Archaeology Gallery by the dugout canoe to learn about the dug-out canoe and the tools used to make it. Enjoy our humorous story One Dog Canoe by Mary Casanova and have fun acting out the story afterward. StoryTime is our popular reading series for children aged 3 to 5. Each reading is held in one of our galleries and is followed by a related play activity or exploration of related hands-on artifacts. StoryTime is included with…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Archivist Aaron McWilliams

Learn at Lunchtime: PA’s Revolutionary War Militia Records

July 6 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join archivist Aaron McWilliams of the Pennsylvania State Archives to discuss Navigating Pennsylvania's Revolutionary War Militia Records.  The Revolutionary War militia records are one of the most heavily used resources at the Pennsylvania State Archives. They are also one of the least understood. “Navigating Pennsylvania’s Revolutionary War Militia Records” will cover the various types of militia documents, along with how to identify, interpret, and use them to reconstruct a Revolutionary War veteran’s militia service.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 6 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

Find out more »

Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 7 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

Find out more »

Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 7 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 7 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 8 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 8 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Dr. Walter Meshaka

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: PA Wildlife

July 11 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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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. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 11 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Curator Janet Johnson

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: Native American Bone Tools

July 12 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Which one doesn't belong? Join Janet Johnson, Curator of Archaeology and Callista Holmes, Archaeology Lab Manager, to discover the many ways animal bones were used everyday by Native Americans. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 12 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Summer Fridays Logo 2018

Summer Fridays

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Fridays at The State Museum offer a new twist this summer – “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 22 through August 24, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you. Art Docents will be in Art of the State 11 AM - 1 PM. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 13 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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The 51st annual exhibit opens to the public on Sunday, June 24 at The State Museum of Pennsylvania with an awards ceremony at 1:30 PM and an opening reception immediately following. Admission to The State Museum will be free that day.

Learn at Lunchtime: Artist Conversations

July 13 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us as Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf and artist Maria Maneos lead a casual tour of the Art of the State exhibition, sharing their insights on the show. Maneo’s sculpture 5535-2017 is part of the exhibit. The Annual Art of the State is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on Paper and includes 103 works by 99 artists from 27 counties. The exhibit closes Sunday, September…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 13 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 14 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 14 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 14 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 15 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 15 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 18 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Nature Lab: Maps

July 18 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Museum Educators in Nature Lab to explore the Giant Pennsylvania Map. Try your mapping skills with mapping games, and trek across Pennsylvania in your socks! This presentation is designed for general audiences, ages 7 and up, and is included with General Admission to the Museum.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 18 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Nature Lab Meet the Experts: Who’s Diggin PA

July 19 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join David Burke and Elizabeth Wagner, Curators of Archaeology, to explore new collections coming to the State Museum’s Archaeology Section from state and federal projects. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 19 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Summer Fridays Logo 2018

Summer Fridays

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Fridays at The State Museum offer a new twist this summer – “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 22 through August 24, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you. Art Docents will be in Art of the State 11 AM - 1 PM. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Peregrine Falcon

Learn at Lunchtime: Peregrine Falcon Reintroduction Program

July 20 @ 12:15 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us & PA Department of Environmental Protection in Nature Lab to learn all about the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s exciting and successful 22-year Peregrine Falcon Reintroduction Program.  

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 20 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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3rd in the Burg: Sip & See Art of the State

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us, enjoy refreshments and explore this years Art of the State exhibition. Art of the State is recognized as the official, statewide juried competition for Pennsylvania artists. Jurors selected artwork from five categories: Craft, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Work on Paper and includes 103 works by 99 artists from 27 counties.  The exhibit runs from June 24 through September 9, 2018. Art of the State is presented by Jump Street and The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Art of the State Media…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 21 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 21 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 21 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 22 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 22 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Dr. Walter Meshaka in Nature Lab

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: PA Wildlife

July 25 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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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. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.  

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 25 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Nature Lab Meet the Experts: Archaeology and Toys thru Time

July 26 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Children's toys are often recovered at archaeological sites.  Join Elizabeth Wagner and Kim Sebestyen, Curators of Archaeology, to explore how these children's artifacts are helping to tell the stories of those often left out of the history books. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 26 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Summer Fridays Logo 2018

Summer Fridays

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Fridays at The State Museum offer a new twist this summer – “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 22 through August 24, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you. Art Docents will be in Art of the State 11 AM - 1 PM. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.

Find out more »

Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Learn at Lunchtime: Discover PA Songbirds and Cavity-nesters

July 27 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join staff from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, Bureau of State Parks and learn all about birds. In addition, there will be a sneak peek of activities from the ongoing revision of the PA Songbirds guide. And finally, learn about the Bureau of State Parks’ Cavity-nesting Trails Program, which relies on Conservation Volunteers to maintain and monitor songbird nest boxes throughout our parks.

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 27 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

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

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 28 @ 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 28 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 28 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

July 29 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

July 29 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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August 2018

Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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Dr. Walter Meshaka

Nature Lab Meet the Experts: PA Wildlife

August 1 @ 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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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. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.  

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

August 1 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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STEM Librarians from the State Library present the science behind basaltic volcanoes! Build your own the old-fashioned way: one lava flow at a time.

Nature Lab: Librarians and the Lovely Lava

August 2 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join the STEM Librarians from the State Library present in Nature Lab to experience the science behind basaltic volcanoes! Build your own the old-fashioned way: one lava flow at a time.   This program is included with General Admission.  

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

August 2 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to discover how ancient cultures learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show asks the questions . . . How can you use the Moon tell time? How does the Sun help us find directions? See…

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Summer Fridays Logo 2018

Summer Fridays

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Friday, repeating until August 24, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Fridays at The State Museum offer a new twist this summer – “Pay as you wish!” For general admission on Learn at Lunchtime Fridays, June 22 through August 24, the amount you pay for general admission is up to you. Art Docents will be in Art of the State 11 AM - 1 PM. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Regular Planetarium admission rates apply.

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StoryTime August 2018

August 3 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in Art of the State gallery as we read and explore Art by Patrick McDonnell. StoryTime is our popular reading series for children aged 3 to 5. Each reading is held in one of our galleries and is followed by a related play activity or exploration of related hands-on artifacts. StoryTime is included with general admission.

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Earth, Moon & Sun

Join us in the Planetarium for fun and witty show. Coyote has razor-sharp wit, but he’s a little confused about what he’s seeing in the sky. This production tackles many concepts associated with the Earth-Moon-Sun system including: eclipses, lunar phases, seasonal changing, and the physical nature of the Sun and the Moon. Educational Content appropriate for grades 1 through 5 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the…

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