Hours & Admission

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Hours & Admission

Museum Hours

The museum is closed on most major U.S. holidays.

Day Hours
Mon – Tues Closed
Wed – Sat 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sun 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm

Curiosity Connection

Curiosity Connection is included with general admission and is open to children ages 5 and under and their families.

Day Hours
Mon – Tues Closed
Wed – Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sun 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm

The State Museum Store

Admission is free to The State Museum Store.

Day Hours
Mon – Tues Closed
Wed – Sat 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sun 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm

Museum General Admission

Price Admission Type
$7 Adults
$6 Senior citizens ages 65 and above
$5 Children ages 1 – 11
Free

Blue Star Museums

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 Additional Information

  • For Field Trips and Group visits, please visit the GROUPS pull-down menu for admission prices and options.
  • For special needs accommodations, please contact us at 717-772-6997 prior to your visit.
  • Some special programs and events may also require an additional fee.
  • The State Museum offers some select free admission days every year; visit the events section for details.

Planetarium

Price Admission Type
$3 + museum admission All ages
Free