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

October 2018

STARS

October 17 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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2018 National Fossil Day

October 17 @ 12:15 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in celebrating National Fossil Day™ on Wednesday, October 17 in the Paleontology Gallery. This year's theme is "Giants of the Late Cretaceous." This event is included with General Admission to the Museum. National Fossil Day is hosted by the National Park Service and the American Geosciences Institute during Earth Science Week in October. National Fossil Day is a celebration organized to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific…

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We Are Astronomers

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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3rd in the Burg: “Innovative Means: Photography from the Collection”

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us for the opening of Innovative Means: Photography from the Collection. This exhibition showcases the artistry and creative approaches of 26 Pennsylvania photographers represented in The State Museum’s Fine Art Collection. Spanning almost 80 years, the 29 photographs reveal a timeline of innovations in fine art photography. While advancing camera and film technologies changed mobility and speed, photographers continued to experiment with alternative methods through the lens, from the darkroom and into the age of digital media. The exhibit…

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STARS

October 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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Great Pumpkin Day

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Visit the Museum and celebrate Halloween! Try your skills with some holiday games, make a craft, and grab a snack. Participate in the Cupcake Walk and Costume Parade. Everybody feels like a child on Halloween so Museum Admission will treat everyone as a child for the day. Just $5.00 per person and parking is free for the day.   Due to the special event, Curiosity Connection and the Planetarium will be closed Sunday, October 21st.   Prizes generously supported, in part,…

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STARS

October 24 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 25 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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Curiosity Kids: DINOSAURS!

October 25 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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For our youngest visitors, come join the Museum Educators and Dr. Steve Jasinski, Curator of Paleontology, in Nature Lab for DINOSAURS! Learn what is a dinosaur and what is NOT a dinosaur.

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We Are Astronomers

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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Learn at Lunchtime: “Innovative Means: Photography from the Collection”

October 26 @ 12:15 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us for a tour of Innovative Means: Photography from the Collection with Fine Arts Curator Amy Hammond. This exhibition showcases the artistry and creative approaches of 26 Pennsylvania photographers represented in The State Museum’s Fine Art Collection. Spanning almost 80 years, the 29 photographs reveal a timeline of innovations in fine art photography. While advancing camera and film technologies changed mobility and speed, photographers continued to experiment with alternative methods through the lens, from the darkroom and into the…

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We Are Astronomers

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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2018 Workshops in Archaeology

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The Archaeology Section of The State Museum of Pennsylvania in partnership with the Pennsylvania Archaeological Council invites you to attend the annual Workshops in Archaeology on Saturday, October 27, 2018. This years theme is "John Smith's Susquehannocks: the Archaeological Context of Native American Culture." This program is designed to provide the public with an overview of archaeological discoveries and research being conducted in the region. For more information on volunteering or attending please contact 717.783.9926. Registration Fees Apply. Register by…

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STARS

October 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

October 31 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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November 2018

STARS

November 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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StoryTime November 2018

November 2 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in Mammal Hall by the black bear as we read and explore Every Autumn Comes the Bear by Jim Arnosky. The story will be followed by an exploration of Mammal Hall and a chance to get a hands-on with the animals in the book, including the black bear, raccoon, white-tailed deer, and the red fox. StoryTime is our popular reading series for children aged 3 to 5. Each reading is held in one of our galleries and is…

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STARS

November 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 November 25, 2018

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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 7 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 8 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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Nature Lab: Mapping Pennsylvania

November 8 @ 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 maps of Pennsylvania: road, historic, topographic. Try your mapping skills with historic maps and trek across Pennsylvania in your socks! This presentation is designed for General Audiences, ages 7 and up, and is included with your General Admission to the Museum.

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We Are Astronomers

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 9 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 10 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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Bells of Peace

November 11 @ 11:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Bells of Peace is a collaborative program, whereby American citizens and organizations, across the entire country, are invited to toll bells in their communities twenty-one times on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018.  The event is in conjunction with the United States World War I Centennial Commission. The State Museum of Pennsylvania will conduct a "Bells of Peace" ceremony at its location in the Pennsylvania State Capitol Complex with a tolling of its full-size replica of the Liberty Bell on Sunday,…

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Exhibit Opening: “Dressed for Service: Pennsylvanians in the Great War”

November 11 @ 12:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us for the opening of Dressed for Service: Pennsylvanians in the Great War a display of 100-year-old uniforms from its collection which were worn by a variety of Pennsylvania citizens in service to World War I. This exhibit documents the service of six Pennsylvanians and the contributions of their organizations during World War I. These volunteers preserved their stories through the clothing and the personal effects that they saved. The exhibit, titled "Dressed for Service:  Pennsylvanians in the Great…

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STARS

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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Holiday Marketplace 2018

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 16, 2018

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

November 15 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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Curiosity Kids: Racing Ramps!

November 15 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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For our youngest visitors, come join us in the Transportation and Industry Gallery on the second floor for Racing Ramps! Which combination of racer, ramp, and road surface makes for the fastest race? Learn about Conestoga Wagon, travel on historic road surfaces, and how friction plays a part in speed.  

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We Are Astronomers

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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Holiday Marketplace 2018

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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STARS

November 16 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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3rd in the Burg: Holiday Marketplace

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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STARS

November 17 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 18 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 21 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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Thanksgiving Greeting

Museum Closure

November 22 - November 23
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The State Museum of Pennsylvania will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Holiday.

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STARS

November 24 @ 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 November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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STARS

November 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 25, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the planetarium to explore STARS! Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Narrated by Mark Hamill Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information…

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We Are Astronomers

November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium to reveal the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the unresolved questions of the Universe. Explore how astronomers use the electromagnetic spectrum in studying the universe. And hear from astronomers on the challenges they face in sharing and storing data. Take an up-close look at new technologies like the James Webb Telescope and the Large Hadron Collider. Narrated by David Tennant Educational Content appropriate for grade 4 and up For information about rates…

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Animals of the Night

November 28 @ 11:00 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

November 28 @ 1:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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Animals of the Night

November 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

November 29 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 3, 2019

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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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Animals of the Night

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

November 30 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 3, 2019

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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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December 2018

Animals of the Night

December 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

December 1 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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Animals of the Night

December 1 @ 1:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

December 1 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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Animals of the Night

December 2 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

December 2 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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Animals of the Night

December 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

December 5 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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Animals of the Night

December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

December 6 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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StoryTime December 2018

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Transportation Gallery as we read and explore Little Plane Learns to Write by Stephen Savage. 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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Animals of the Night

December 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. Educational Content appropriate for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 1 For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior to showtime. Planetarium shows are not…

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Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight

December 7 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 3, 2019

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity. Today, whole new horizons beckon. Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Narrated by Sean Bean Educational Content appropriate for Grade 6 and up For information about…

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