Family Activities:

State Museum of Pennsylvania


State Museum of Pennsylvania

300 North Street, Harrisburg, PA

The State Museum of Pennsylvania–appropriately located in the state capitol of Harrisburg–features artifacts and exhibits that are unique to the Keystone State. Permanent exhibits include Village Square, a replica of a 19th century town in Pennsylvania; Mammal Hall, showcasing the state’s native wildlife; and Transportation & Industry. Rotating exhibits and special events add to the fun for families.

It’s open 9 to 5, Wednesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 on Sunday. It is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Adults are $7, seniors are $6 and kids age 1 to 11 are $5 to get in.