Curiosity Connection

Your child's first museum experience.

Curiosity Connection


  • Curiosity Connection is The State Museum’s exciting, hands-on environment for imaginative children ages 1-5.
  • Admission to Curiosity Connection is included with general admission.
  • Groups of 10 or more may book at the group rate and receive a 45-minutes of play. Groups of 10 or more must schedule in advance by emailing the Reservations Office or calling (717) 772-6997. If more time in Curiosity Connection is preferred, standard admission fees will apply.
  • On high visitation days, The State Museum reserves the right, without prior notification, to issue timed tickets which provide 45 minutes of play for our visitors on a first come, first served basis.


Day Hours
Mon-Tues Closed
Wed-Sat 10 AM – 4 PM
Sun 12 Noon – 4 PM

Museum Programs

The Museum offers Storytime age 2 to Pre-K and Curiosity Kids Kindergarten to Grade 2. Programs are included with general admission or your membership. Check our Event Calendar for a upcoming programs.

Things Parents Need To Know

Please refrain from bringing the following into Curiosity Connection:

  • Food and drink
  • Strollers

Adults are responsible for encouraging safe play, sharing, and picking up of play things.

Scenes from Curiosity Connection