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African American Museum In Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The first institution built by a major U.S. city to house and interpret the life and work...
Allison Antrim Museum

Greencastle, Pennsylvania

The museum provides a home for the artifacts and history of the settlement of Greencastle...
American Philosophical Society Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It includes scientific specimens and instruments, patent models, portraits, maps, art...
American Revolution Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The American Revolution Center (formerly the Valley Forge Historical Society) is...
Barnes Foundation

Merion Station, Pennsylvania

This art gallery possesses more than 2500 objects, including 800 paintings estimated to...
Beaver County History Center

Freedom, Pennsylvania

The Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation was incorporated as a...
Bethlehem Historic District

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Central Bethlehem Historic District is historically important beyond its current...
Boalsburg Heritage Museum

Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Historical artifacts unique to the area can be seen on display in the museum. You can...
Brandywine Battlefield Park

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

On September 11, 1777, the Patriot army under George Washington came face to face with...
Central Railroad Of New Jersey Station

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Constructed in 1868, the Central Railroad of New Jersey Station was designed by the firm...
Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From chemistry’s origins to today, the museum brings to life the unexpected beauty...
Cumberland County Historical Society

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The Cumberland County Historical Society has created a new dynamic museum that will...
David Wills House

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Civil War came to the doorstep of the Wills home in 1863. During the Confederate...
Eagles Mere Museum

Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania

The brand-new museum includes exhibits on glasswork, farming, railroad, hotel industry as...
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen,” so...
Erie Maritime Museum & Flagship Niagara

Erie, Pennsylvania

The Erie Maritime Museum is the homeport of the historic Flagship Niagara that won the...
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Through its detailed and faithful picture of watershed use, the Interpretive Center shows...
Fireman's Hall Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fireman's Hall Museum, located in a restored firehouse in the heart of Philadelphia's...
Fort Pitt Museum

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

One of the most important sites of the French and Indian War, this museum tells the story...
Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Discovery Heritage Center

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

The Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center, part of the Johnstown...
Franklin Court

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Franklin Court was the site of the handsome brick home of Benjamin Franklin, who lived...
Germantown Historical Society Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Germantown's story is the story of founding and settlement, religious freedom and...
Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Union victory at the Battle of Gettysburg in the summer of 1863 ended General Robert...
Hershey Museum

Hershey, Pennsylvania

The Hershey Story guides visitors on a journey through Milton Hershey's lifetime and...
Historic Rittenhousetown

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

At the heart of the thriving early industrial community known as RittenhouseTown, the...
Independence Seaport Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Visitors can explore the science, history and art of boats and boat building at the...
Isett Acres Museum

Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

The museum is said to hold over 35,000 antiques and collectibles, encompassing all...
Landis Valley Museum

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The museum boasts over 100 acres and many historic buildings, as well as a wide variety...
Lehigh Valley Heritage Center

Allentown, Pennsylvania

A museum exploring the history of the settlement of the Lehigh Valley. The museum traces...
Liberty Bell

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Liberty Bell's inscription conveys a message of liberty which goes beyond the words...
Little League Baseball Museum

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Little League Baseball grew from small beginnings in Williamsport in 1939 to being played...
Mennonite Heritage Center

Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Its architecture, with lines modeling the simplicity of traditional Pennsylvania...
Monessen Heritage Museum

Monessen, Pennsylvania

Opening its doors in 2004, this museum, owned and operated by the Greater Monessen...
Muncy Historical Society And Museum

Muncy, Pennsylvania

This historical society, founded in 1936, focuses on preservation and conservation of the...
National Canal Museum

Easton, Pennsylvania

Featuring four galleries, this is the only museum dedicated to the history of America's...
National Constitution Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The National Constitution Center was created by the Constitution Heritage Act in 1988....
National Liberty Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Glass art is a key component of the Museum because it represents both the beauty and...
National Museum Of American Jewish History

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

New Hall Military Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The New Hall Military Museum, located in Carpenters’ Court, along Chestnut Street...
Northampton County Historical Society

Easton, Pennsylvania

The society, which specializes in geneological records, manages three buildings: The...
Old Jail Museum And Heritage Center

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

The Carbon County Jail in historic Mauch Chunk is an excellent example of 19th-century...
Packwood House Museum

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

This museum was originally a 200-year old log cabin before it became the home of two...
Pearl S. Buck House

Perkasie, Pennsylvania

The Pearl S. Buck House, home to the celebrated author and her international family for...
Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center

Kutztown, Pennsylvania

This museum explores the preservation of the Pennsylvania German ("Pennsylvania...
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

Galeton, Pennsylvania

The museum has extensive exhibits detailing the history of logging in Pennsylvania as...
Pennsylvania Military Museum

Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Their service is highlighted through exhibits and artifacts that are documented by the...
Pennsylvania Trolley Museum

Washington, Pennsylvania

Opened to the public in 1963, the museum was established by people who twenty years...
Pumping Jack Museum

Emlenton, Pennsylvania

The museum is located in the Crawford Center – one of several activities in the...
Rachel Carson Homestead

Springdale, Pennsylvania

It is here in southwestern Pennsylvania that this little girl, who grew up to become...
Rolls Royce Foundation

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

This is the only American foundation dedicated to the preservation and history of Rolls-...
Rosenbach Museum And Library

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Museum's treasures include manuscripts for such outstanding literary works as James...
State Museum Of Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

This museum details all aspects of the history of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania....
Steamtown National Historic Site

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Steamtown offers a Technology Museum and History Museum. These modern buildings explore...
The Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Atwater Kent Museum, located just around the corner from Independence Hall and the...
United States Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, it has grown tremendously...
Wharton Esherick Museum

Malvern, Pennsylvania

This museum celebrates high art hand craftsmanship through the work of Wharton Esherick....
Winters Heritage House Museum

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

Within the living history museum is the Seibert Library and Resource Center, which...
York County Heritage Trust

York, Pennsylvania

A collection of eight historical sites, the York County Heritage Trust offers visitors a...