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2250 N. George St.
York, PA 17406
Phone: (717) 699-1919
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Arts & Museums
Small specialized museum dedicated to Olympic lifting, powerlifting, bodybuilding and strongmanism.
York County history from early times to the present through exhibits and galleries.
Historic building housing York County's rich industrial and agricultural heritage.
More than 250 years of York firefighting history in the historic fire house with collections and exhibits including horse drawn fire carriages, vintage fire trucks, firefighters
National Watch & Clock Museum in Columbia has a huge collection of time-related objects. Opened in 1977, today it houses over 12,000 artifacts including timepieces, clocks and watches spanning several eras and countries. It has one of the widest horological items in North America. The museum also undertakes educational programmes for children and teachers for effective time-keeping techniques. Check website for more details.
An extensive collection of vintage race cars and artifacts and a research library containing rare books, documents, and photos can be enjoyed at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing. EMMR is open from April through October on Saturdays and Sundays.
Founded in 1926, the Art Association of Harrisburg's galleries in the historic Governor Findlay Mansion "provide exhibition opportunities for artists both regional and nationwide." The oldest Harrisburg gallery is open seven days a week. Classes for all ages are held throughout the year.
As you step into the Whitaker Center for Science and Arts, you enter the world of intrigue and fascination. Featuring three floors of educative exhibits, one can learn everything about mysteries and facts of our world. At the science center, there is something for everyone. For children there is KidsPlace, whereas adults can enjoy at Forces of Nature. Apart from the science center, this center also consists of a performance theater that can accommodate about 600 people. The IMAX Theater screens some of the most unique films and can hold upto 200 people. On the lower level, an intimate theater present is ideal for hosting lectures and classes. For tour prices and hours for the season, please check the website.
The Susquehanna Art Museum features four, seasonal exhibits of museum-quality pieces by internationally-recognized artists each year. The Susquehanna Art Museum also includes the Doshi Gallery for Contemporary Art and Creation Station, three classrooms designed to meet national museum art education standards.
A part of the Susquehanna Art Museum, the Doshi Gallery for Contemporary Art features around ten exhibits of regional artists each year.
The Civil war had a life changing impact for all those in Hershey and Harrisburg. The National Civil War Museum took up the challenge to record the proceedings of the war and the result was a collection of about 25,000 exhibits narrating the events of the war from 1994 to 1999. Your visit to this museum will not only be a source of gaining knowledge about the ill-effects of the war, but also a mark of respect for all those who fought and lost their lives during that period. Stroll across the several halls of the museum and look at different artifacts, manuscripts, photographs and documents that relive the ghastly moments of the dark war years. You can also view some aspects of life before the war in the scripts and narratives displayed. To know more about the place, call ahead or check the website.
If you want to know about Pennsylvania, there can be no better place then the State Museum of Pennsylvania. This museum is dedicated to exhibiting everything that describes the state, including its history, current issues and forthcoming agenda. You can look at the different types of archaeological artifacts, paintings, fine arts, decorative art pieces, fauna as also the military and technological advances of the State. The museum stretches across 4 floors and going through every exhibit might not be possible. However, ensure that you do not skip the multi-media planetarium that offers an in-depth explanations of celestial bodies. Educational tours at the museum for students are conducted as well. Call ahead or visit the website for bookings.