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300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States

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September 2018
$5.00

Learn at Lunchtime: Restoring Mammal Hall

September 26 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Museum Director Beth Hager will lead an insider’s tour of the restored Mammal Hall, discussing the decisions made during the restoration, new interpretive panels, and the new exhibit that highlights the diorama conservation project. September 26th through September 30th, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate 50 years of Mammal Hall, one of its most beloved exhibits, with a week of special programming culminating with a rededication ceremony on Sunday, September 30. General admission from September 26 through September…

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Learn at Lunchtime: The Art of the Diorama

September 27 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Join Museum Curator Carol Buck for Art of the Diorama: Windows on Our Natural World. This tour will talk about the history of natural science dioramas and the techniques used by scientists and artists to make the scenes come alive. September 26th through September 30th, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate 50 years of Mammal Hall, one of its most beloved exhibits, with a week of special programming culminating with a rededication ceremony on Sunday, September 30. General admission…

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Learn at Lunchtime: The Animals of Mammal Hall

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Experience the dioramas through the animals they highlight, discovering what their fur feels like or what their feet look like and learning what it takes to make a healthy habitat. September 26th through September 30th, The State Museum of Pennsylvania will celebrate 50 years of Mammal Hall, one of its most beloved exhibits, with a week of special programming culminating with a rededication ceremony on Sunday, September 30. General admission from September 26 through September 30 will be a special…

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Celebrate Mammal Hall

September 30 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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The State Museum will formally rededicate Mammal Hall on Sunday, September 30. This public event will feature an afternoon of programs highlighting Pennsylvania nature, followed by the rededication, a reception and a diorama tour by Senior Curator of Zoology and Botany Dr. Walter Meshaka. In addition to viewing the newly restored dioramas and redesigned interpretive text panels in Mammal Hall, visitors can explore Restoring Mammal Hall: A 50th Anniversary Profile. This new exhibit adjacent to Mammal Hall goes behind the…

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October 2018
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Great Pumpkin Day!

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
State Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 North Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120 United States
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Visit the Museum and celebrate Halloween! Try your skills with some holiday games, make a craft, and grab a snack. Participate in the Cupcake Walk and Costume Parade. Everybody feels like a child on Halloween so Museum Admission will treat everyone as a child for the day. Just $5.00 per person and parking is free for the day. Due to the special event, Curiosity Connection and the Planetarium will be closed Sunday, October 21st.

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