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Event Series Exploration Sky

Exploration Earth

Designed for our youngest viewers. Join Astrid, a scientist, as she explores the 4 major features of Earth: Land, Water, Sky, and Life. See how these features work together to keep Earth a habitable world. While observing, Astrid will be exploring landforms, ecosystems, and the Water Cycle. A production of the Planetarium at The State […]

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Thursday, June 20 at 11:30AM Join Museum Educators to explore the Vincent Maragliotti mural, “The Vision of William Penn”. Learn about why murals are created, what techniques are used in making a mural, and its depiction of Pennsylvania history. Family programs are included with general admission and designed for all ages. Pick up your free […]

Event Series 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. New stars are created every […]

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Family Gallery Tour: Ecology Hall

Thursday, June 20 at 1:30 pm Tour Ecology Hall and learn more about Pennsylvania’s major ecosystems and some of the wildlife and plants that are found in each. Family gallery tours are included with general admission and designed for all ages.

Event Series Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Experience one of the most momentous times in history. Discover the small steps and giant leaps made by the astronauts of Apollo 11 as they land on the Moon’s surface […]