Hours & Admission

Come visit us in downtown Harrisburg, PA.

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

Click here for additional information on Blue Star Museums 

Museums for All an Initiative of Institute of Museum and Library ServicesClick here for additional information on Museums for All

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 Ages 1 and up
Free