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State Museum of Pennsylvania

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300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
(717) 787-4980

December 2022

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

December 3 @ 11:00 am
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Beyond the Sun

December 3 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2022 at 1:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

December 3 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on December 3, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on December 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

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Highlights Tour

December 3 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

December 3 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2022 at 1:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

December 4 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on December 3, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on December 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 4, 2022 at 1:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been traveling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patrollers must find and catch her, before her actions cause catastrophic consequences. In the process, our heroes learn all about the formation and development of Earth, and the life forms who call it home. Produced by Spitz Creative Media and Zula Int’l.

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

December 4 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Beyond the Sun

December 4 @ 2:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2022 at 1:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Celeste is a little girl who wants to explore the Universe, find new Earths and learn how to find exoplanets. While fighting off sleep in her room by reading a book on astronomy, she receives an unexpected visit from Moon. Together, they enjoy a journey through the Universe to discover what exoplanets are and how they can be detected. They observe rogue planets, oceanic worlds and super-Earths. Moon tells her about exoplanet hunters, who observe the sky in search of planets like…

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Art of the State Artists Conversations

December 4 @ 2:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us on Sunday, December 4th at 2 PM for a Special Artists Conversations Program Highlighting Participatory Works by Artists Claudia Rojas and Norman Ed. Artists have traditionally completed art to be seen and interpreted by a viewer. Two artists in this year’s Art of the State exhibition, Claudia Rojas and Norman Ed, created works that welcome viewers to become part of the art itself.  Claudia’s painting Resiliency invites viewers to send a message of love, hope and compassion to…

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Explore! Candles

December 7 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the history and science of candle making. Create two different types of candles to enjoy as the nights get longer.  

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SEASONS

December 7 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 7 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Family Gallery Tour: Paleontology

December 8 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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This family friendly tour looks at life through time in Pennsylvania. Join Museum Educators to get hands-on with fossils of the plants and animals that roamed Earth during the Carboniferous Period to the present including dinosaurs and mastodons.

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Animals of the Night

December 8 @ 12:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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SEASONS

December 8 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 8 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Animals of the Night

December 9 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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Virtual Program: Eastern Hemlock Tree Conservation in PA

December 9 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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On June 22, 1931, the Eastern hemlock tree was declared the official state tree of Pennsylvania. Join us as we talk to Forest Entomologist, Dr. Houping Liu, from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources, to learn more about the Eastern hemlock tree and hemlock woolly adelgid management. Presentations will start at 12:15 PM and will last approximately 20 minutes followed by a question and answer period. Sessions will be presented over Zoom and are free, but registration is required. Once…

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SEASONS

December 9 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 9 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Animals of the Night

December 10 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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SEASONS

December 10 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Find out more »

Animals of the Night

December 10 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

December 10 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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SEASONS

December 10 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Find out more »

Animals of the Night

December 11 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

December 11 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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SEASONS

December 11 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Season of Light

December 14 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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Homeschool Program: Wetland Ecology

December 14 @ 10:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Pennsylvania has more than 400,000 acres of wetlands. Wetlands function as natural sponges that trap and slowly release rain, snow melt and flood waters. Many animals and plants depend on wetlands for survival. More than one-third of the threatened and endangered species in North America live only in wetlands, and nearly one-half of them inhabit wetlands at some time in their lives. Senior Curator of Zoology and Botany, Dr. Walter Meshaka, Jr. will discuss the importance of wetlands in Pennsylvania…

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SEASONS

December 14 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 14 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Curiosity Kids: Holidays 1970s and 1980s edition

December 15 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us as we discover the holiday traditions that were celebrated during the 1970's and 1980's. Play with toys and games of the era and create your own retro holiday ornament.    

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Season of Light

December 15 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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Highlights Tour

December 15 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Season of Light

December 16 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

December 16 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Winter Store Sale

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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25% Off Storewide Excluding sale and clearance items Discounts cannot be combined.  

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Storytime

December 17 @ 10:30 am
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One event on December 17, 2022 at 10:30 am

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join us as we read Orion and the Dark by Emma Yarlett. Orion is scared of a lot of things, but most of all he’s scared of the dark. So one night the Dark decides to take Orion on an adventure. Find out what Orion discovers about the dark that turns them into friends. Create a day/night wheel to explore more about the dark.

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Animals of the Night

December 17 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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SEASONS

December 17 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Find out more »

Season of Light

December 17 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

Find out more »

Highlights Tour

December 17 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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SEASONS

December 17 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Winter Store Sale

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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25% Off Storewide Excluding sale and clearance items Discounts cannot be combined.  

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Season of Light

December 18 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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Highlights Tour

December 18 @ 1:30 pm
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State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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SEASONS

December 18 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Winter Store Sale

December 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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25% Off Storewide Excluding sale and clearance items Discounts cannot be combined.  

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Animals of the Night

December 21 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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Explore: Dendrochronology

December 21 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore! more about the science of Dendrochronology the study of tree rings. Learn how the rings inside of a tree tell the history of the area where it grew, explore counting rings and make a craft using a tree slice.

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Season of Light

December 21 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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Highlights Tour

December 21 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Season of Light

December 21 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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Winter Store Sale

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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25% Off Storewide Excluding sale and clearance items Discounts cannot be combined.  

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Animals of the Night

December 22 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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Victorian Puzzles & Games

December 22 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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  Discover and play with the toys, games and puzzles from Victorian Pennsylvania. Test your skills at Graces, unlock the mysteries of mechanical toys and play a round of Old Maids.  

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Season of Light

December 22 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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SEASONS

December 22 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 22 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Season of Light

December 22 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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Winter Store Sale

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until December 18, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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25% Off Storewide Excluding sale and clearance items Discounts cannot be combined.  

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Art of the State Stroller Tour

December 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Fine Arts Curator Amy Hammond on Friday, December 23 at 10:30 AM for a stroller tour! Parents and caregivers are invited for a special tour of the Art of the State exhibition with Fine Arts Curator Amy Hammond. Bring the little ones in a stroller or front carrier with you to explore the gallery and learn more about the Pennsylvania artists featured in this exhibition. Happy, sad, sleepy...all little ones are welcome. Fun art activities will be provided for the…

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Animals of the Night

December 23 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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Season of Light

December 23 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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SEASONS

December 23 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 27, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 23 @ 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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Season of Light

December 23 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 23, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Discover the historical, religious, and cultural rituals from around the world, and how the motions of the Sun and Earth at the time of winter solstice play a role in our holiday festivities. Why is this darkest time of year often called the Season of Light? A Lochness Production

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Museum Closure

December 24 - December 25
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The Museum will be closed Saturday, December 24 & Sunday, December 25.  We will reopen for regular hours Wednesday, December 21.

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Animals of the Night

December 28 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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Mapping Mammal Hall with the Giant PA Map

December 28 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Did you know that the dioramas in Mammal Hall are based on real locations in Pennsylvania? Locate each of these spots on the giant map of Pennsylvania and discover some interesting facts about our state mammals.

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SEASONS

December 28 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

One event on December 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Animals of the Night

December 28 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 29, 2022

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 28 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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SEASONS

December 28 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

One event on December 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Animals of the Night

December 29 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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Curiosity Kids: PORTRAITS featuring works from the 2022 Art of the State exhibition

December 29 @ 11:30 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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What different types of portraits do artist create? What can a portrait tell us? Join Museum Educators to explore the 2022 Art of the State exhibition and learn about portraits. Create a mixed medium self-portrait to take home.

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SEASONS

December 29 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

One event on December 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Animals of the Night

December 29 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 29, 2022

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 29 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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SEASONS

December 29 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

One event on December 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Noon Year’s Celebration

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We are excited to invite you and your family to ring in the Noon Year with us on Friday, December 30. Join us for hands-on activities, crafts and the dropping of the firefly at Noon! Event is included with General Admission. State Museum member and military discounts will apply. Curiosity Connection will have, limited timed-tickets available for 45 minutes of play per hour starting on the hour from 10AM-1PM. Limited tickets must be picked up at the main entrance and…

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Animals of the Night

December 30 @ 10:15 am
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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Animals of the Night

December 30 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The SMOP

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SEASONS

December 30 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

One event on December 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Animals of the Night

December 30 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 29, 2022

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Designed for young viewers, this traditionally-styled show helps viewers use their imaginations to see pictures in the sky, learn about constellations, basic movements of the Earth, and discover animals that can be found in Pennsylvania and in the night sky. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Highlights Tour

December 30 @ 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2022

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Explore the Museum’s most impactful exhibition pieces in this whirlwind tour. Pennsylvania is the only state named for both its people and the place, “Penn’s Woods”. Discover how this relationship of people and place shows throughout the history, art, and science of the Commonwealth. Tours start at 1:30pm and will last approximately 1 hour. Designed for adult audiences, tours will be interactive, provide an opportunity to answer questions, and discuss exhibits on a deeper level. All tours are included with…

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SEASONS

December 30 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 31, 2022

One event on December 28, 2022 at 2:00 pm

State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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We all know we have changes in our seasons, but why does this happen? Explore the causes for Earth’s change in seasons and the surprising role seasonal change plays in our life and history. A Production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

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Museum Closure

December 31, 2022 - January 1, 2023
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The Museum will be closed Saturday, December 31, 2022 & Sunday, January 1, 2023.  We will reopen for regular hours Wednesday, January 4, 2023.

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