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The State Museum of Pennsylvania

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

The State Museum of Pennsylvania, adjacent to the State Capitol in Harrisburg, is one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania Trails of History

Phone

717-787-4980

Hours of Operation

MON: CLOSED
TUE: CLOSED
WED: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
THU: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
FRI: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SAT: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SUN: noon - 5:00 pm

Admission Details

Adult: $5.00
Seniors (65+) & Discount: $4.00
Youth (1-11): $4.00
Children under 1: Free
Active Military Duty & Immediate Family: Free
State Museum affiliates/members of Pennsylvania Heritage Society: Free

Discounted rates for group tours by reservation.

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