"NASA Space Place," offers up-to-date information on NASA's research and exploration initiatives and The State Museum's popular collection of moon rocks has a new installation.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, adjacent to the State Capitol in Harrisburg, is one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania Trails of History®.
The State Museum offers expansive collections interpreting Pennsylvania's fascinating heritage. With exhibits examining the dawn of geologic time, the Native American experience, the colonial and revolutionary era, a pivotal Civil War battleground, and the commonwealth's vast industrial age, The State Museum demonstrates that Pennsylvania's story is America's story.
Museum hours are Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for children and senior citizens.For more information about the museum, visit www.statemuseumpa.org. Media contact: Howard Pollman, 717-705-8639 Editor's Note: The State Museum will be open Friday, Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving, with planetarium shows scheduled on the hour from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for people looking for an alternative to holiday shopping. SOURCE Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission