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Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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April 2018

Learn at Lunchtime: TM Fowler’s PA Bird’s-Eye Views past, present and future

April 20 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us and John Hayden, an energy engineer with Reynolds Energy Services, Harrisburg, as he discusses the past, present and future of Pennsylvania’s industrial communities.  T.M. Fowler’s bird’s-eye views were highly regarded for their accurate depiction of not just buildings but infrastructure – the industries and transportation systems that allowed these towns and cities to grow and prosper in the decades after the Civil War.  By drawing on satellite imagery and other resources, Mr. Hayden will discuss some of the…

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We Are Stars

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

April 21 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

April 21 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

April 22 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

April 22 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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Learn at Lunchtime: T.M. Fowler’s Birds-Eye Views and Pennsylvania Railroads

April 27 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us and Kurt Bell, Archivist from the Pennsylvania State Archives, as he explores how TM Fowler’s Bird’s-Eye views can be used to document and interpret the history of Pennsylvania’s vast rail network in the late 19th century. The presentation will look at a few “case studies” of Fowler maps from select railroad towns from across the state to illustrate the details of yards, tunnels, depots, bridges, track rights-of-way, parallel multi-modal transport systems (e.g., canals, turnpikes, stage coach routes).  Mr.…

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We Are Stars

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

April 28 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

April 28 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

April 29 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

April 29 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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May 2018

StoryTime May 2018

May 4 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in Curiosity Connection for StoryTime. This month we are featuring the 2018 Pennsylvania One Book, For Every One Child winner My Cousin Momo by Zacharia OHora. 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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We Are Stars

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 5 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 5 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 6 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 6 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

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

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 12 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 3, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 13 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 13 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 19 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 19 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 20 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 20 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 26 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 26 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 2, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 26 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 26 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

May 27 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

May 27 @ 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 for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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June 2018

StoryTime June 2018

June 1 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in Curiosity Connection as we read and explore Jo MacDonald Hiked in The Woods by Mary Quattlebaum. 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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We Are Stars

June 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

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

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

June 2 @ 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 for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 3, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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We Are Stars

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 3, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for We Are Stars. What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect the evolution of life on Earth to the formation of the Universe by following the building of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life. Narrated by Andy Serkis For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must…

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Two Small Pieces of Glass

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 3, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Planetarium for Two Small Pieces of Glass. Two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the universe. They learn about the history of the telescope, see how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world explore the mysteries of the universe. For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be…

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 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 September 1, 2018

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 9 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 9 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 9 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 10 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 10 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 14 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 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 September 1, 2018

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

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

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Star Stories of the Native Americans

June 15 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This traditionally styled show explores the night sky legends of the Native Americans. Hear the stories of the great sky bear, the frog sisters and the pathway of souls. Take an up-close view of these amazing celestial sights and explore the modern astronomy behind the legends. Educational Content appropriate for grade 2 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior…

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 15 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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3rd in the Burg: Meet the Archaeologist

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in the Anthropology and Archaeology Gallery to meet Dr. Kurt Carr, Senior Curator of Archaeology and get an insiders look at his work in archaeology. This event is free as part of 3rd in the Burg.

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 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 September 1, 2018

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 16 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 16 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 16 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

June 17 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 17 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

June 21 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 2, 2018

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Star Stories of the Native Americans

June 22 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This traditionally styled show explores the night sky legends of the Native Americans. Hear the stories of the great sky bear, the frog sisters and the pathway of souls. Take an up-close view of these amazing celestial sights and explore the modern astronomy behind the legends. Educational Content appropriate for grade 2 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior…

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Learn at Lunchtime: World War I

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Exhibit Opening: Art of the State 2018

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Dr. Walter Meshaka in Nature Lab

Meet the Experts: PA Wildlife

June 27 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Dr. Walter Meshaka, Senior Curator of Zoology and Botany at The State Museum of Pennsylvania, in Nature Lab to discuss various topics relating to Pennsylvania’s wildlife. This presentation is included with general admission to The Museum.    

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Star Stories of the Native Americans

June 29 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This traditionally styled show explores the night sky legends of the Native Americans. Hear the stories of the great sky bear, the frog sisters and the pathway of souls. Take an up-close view of these amazing celestial sights and explore the modern astronomy behind the legends. Educational Content appropriate for grade 2 and up For information about rates or the Planetarium please go to the Planetarium page. Please Note: Planetarium tickets must be purchased at the front desk at least 5 minutes prior…

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Dan Lynch "Animal CSI"

Learn at Lunchtime: Black Bears

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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July 2018

Earth, Moon, and Sun

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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Museum Closure

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

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

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

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

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Compass, Calendar, and Clock

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

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

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StoryTime July 2018

July 6 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us in Archaeology Gallery by the dugout canoe as we read and explore One Dog Canoe by Mary Casanova. 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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