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State Museum of Pennsylvania

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The State Museum offers exhibits and exquisite collections interpreting the state's fascinating heritage. From the dawn of geologic time, to the Native American experience, colonial and revolutionary beginnings, and a pivotal Civil War battleground through the Commonwealth's vast industrial age,The State Museum demonstrates that Pennsylvania's story is America's story.

Located in the state capital of Harrisburg, The State Museum of Pennsylvania covers all aspects of Pennsylvania history and holds significant collections, that relate to some of America's most seminal, well-known events as well as important, historical individuals. Situated next to the State Capitol building, The State Museum is a mecca for 135,000 schoolchildren and adults who visit annually, seeking history and culture. Significantly, The State Museum has more visitors than any other museum in Pennsylvania between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, except for the Gettysburg National Battlefield. From its outstanding Civil War exhibits, to notable artifacts representing the foundations of American industry as well as political history dating to the early republic, The State Museum is the only museum in the Commonwealth where the public can experience the full expanse of the state's heritage and its connections to the national experience.

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Hours of Operation:
Wed9:00 AM5:00 PM
Thr9:00 AM5:00 PM
Fri9:00 AM5:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM5:00 PM
Sun12:00 PM5:00 PM
Notes: Holiday hours subject to change.


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