Museums in Colonial Park


Two or Four General Admissions at Antique Automobile Club of America Museum (Up to 46% Off)

Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

Hershey

The AACA Museum’s permanent and special exhibits show off scores of antique vehicles from as far back as 1895

$24 $13

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Visit for Two or Four Adults or a Family to the National Watch & Clock Museum (Up to 53% Off)

National Watch & Clock Museum

Columbia

The continent’s largest collection of timepieces includes the massive Engle Clock, hands-on exhibits, and George Washington’s pocket watch

$16 $8

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Admission for Two or Four or Individual or Family Membership at Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles (Up to 38% Off )

Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

Boyertown

Wander about the museum, taking in classic cars from the past and seeing how cars evolved from the earliest versions

$12 $7.50

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Fire Museum of Maryland Visit for Two Adults and One Kid or One Adult and Two Kids (Up to 54% Off)

Fire Museum of Maryland

Fire Museum of Maryland

History museum was named one of the best kids’ museums by CBS Baltimore

$33 $15

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Entrance Tickets and Store Credit at World of Little League Museum and Official Store (62% Off)

World of Little League

World of Little League Museum and Official Store

From the merchant: Get over 50% off admission, free audio tour and a credit to the gift shop! $5 for 2 and $10 for 4.

$21 $8

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One-Year Individual, Family, or Patron Membership to Christian C. Sanderson Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Christian C. Sanderson Museum

Chadds Ford

Learn about the late 19th century and early 20th century through the eyes of historian, musician, and teacher Christian Carmack Sanderson

$20 $10

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Admission for Two or Four at National Museum of Civil War Medicine (Up to 83% Off)

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

Multiple Locations

Museum with an authentic Civil War surgeon’s tent, a 19th century holding coffin, and dioramas detailing medical evacuations

$29 $5

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Guided Tour Two, Four, or Six or Children's Tour for Two at The Wharton Esherick Museum (Up to 26% Off)

The Wharton Esherick Museum

Wharton Esherick Museum

Famed works of craftsmen Wharton Esherick housed in his home-studio-turned museum

$24 $18

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Tickets or Membership to Maryland Historical Society (Up to 54% Off). Six Options Available.

Maryland Historical Society

Maryland Historical Society

Members can explore a historical museum with more than 350,000 artifacts, attend members-only lectures, and buy discounted publications

$15 $8

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National Museum of Dentistry Visit for Two or Four (Up to 64% Off)

National Museum of Dentistry

National Museum of Dentistry

Families explore the real story behind George Washington’s dentures, vintage toothpaste commercials, and other fun oral-health topics

$14 $5

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Outing for Two or a One-Year Family Membership to Geppi's Entertainment Museum (Up to 53% Off)

Geppi's Entertainment Museum LLC

Geppi's Entertainment Museum

Nearly 6,000 artifacts chart 250 years of US pop culture at this Camden Station museum

$75 $35

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Outing for Two or Four with Gift-Store Credit at Reginald F. Lewis Museum (Up to 67% Off)

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Reginald F. Lewis Museum

View a fragment of original Star-Spangled Banner flag for its bicentennial; enjoy live music from gospel to jazz and soul food in the café

$26 $10

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Admission for Two Adults or Family of Four to Baltimore Museum of Industry (Up to 50% Off)

Baltimore Museum of Industry

Baltimore Museum of Industry

Museumgoers explore industrial artifacts, including 1865 cannery and last operating steam tugboat in America

$38 $19

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Visit for Two or One-Year Family Membership at Star-Spangled Banner Flag House (Up to 55% Off)

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

19th century objects populate the home where Mary Pickersgill stitched the flag that inspired the national anthem

$16 $9

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Adult or Family Membership to the Liberty Bell Museum (50% Off)

Liberty Bell Museum

Liberty Bell Museum

Enjoy special perks for yourself or your family each time you visit the museum; kids get to take part in a special kid’s club

$50 $25

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Admission for Two or Four to America On Wheels (Up to 50% Off)

America on Wheels

America on Wheels

Sprawling transportation museum hosts exhibits of classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles

$16 $9

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Admission for Two or Four with Optional Saturday-Event Access at the Museum of Indian Culture (Up to 55% Off)

Museum of Indian Culture

Museum of Indian Culture

Museum explores the life of the Lenape tribe through historic artifacts, cultural lessons, and hands-on activities

$10 $5

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General Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Allentown Art Museum (Half Off)

Allentown Art Museum

Allentown Art Museum

Art museum featuring world-class exhibitions including “Robert Indiana From A to Z” along with contemporary installations

$24 $12

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Admission for an Adult and One or Two Children to The Original Playhouse Children's Museum ( 55% Off)

The Original Playhouse Children's Museum

The Original Playhouse Children's Museum

Kids explore science, art, and dramatic play through hands-on engaging activities

$60 $27

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Admission to the Delaware Art Museum (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum

Museum houses over 12,000 pieces of Pre-Raphaelite art, American art, and illustration, along with rotating special exhibitions

$24 $12

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  • The National Civil War Museum
    People tend to walk slowly through The National Civil War Museum?both out of respect for the fallen soldiers and sheer awe at how much there is to see. The institution strives to cover the events before, during, and after the war without bias to either the Union or Confederate cause. Size: with 21,000 historic documents and 4,400 artifacts rotating in and out of exhibits on two floors, the museum recommends reserving 2 to 4 hours for a visit Eye Catcher: Moment of Mercy?a statue outside the museum that depicts Richard Kirkland, a confederate sergeant who gave water to wounded Union troops Permanent Mainstay: Weapons & Equipment, a collection of rifles and uniforms from both sides of the Mason Dixon Temporary Exhibit: 1864?the first of four special exhibits to cover specific years of the war and part of the museum's lead up to the Civil War's 150th anniversary Don't Miss: a giant, interactive video wall, where President Abraham Lincoln answers questions about anything except his hat Leave Your Mark: descendants of Civil War veterans can purchase memorial bricks that add their relatives' names to the museum's Walk of Valor
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    One Lincoln Circle
    Harrisburg, PA US
  • Whitaker Center For Science and the Arts
    The Whitaker Center's Select Medical IMAX Theater dazzles moviegoers with 3-D adventures projected onto a six-story screen and piped through a six-channel, 16,000-watt surround-sound system. The 65' x 80' screen towers over the audience, immersing them in overwhelming three-dimensional visuals like a diorama built in Paul Bunyan's shoebox. Swing from the trees with Born to be Wild 3D, a heartwarming documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman that introduces audiences to the lives of orphaned orangutans and elephants and their human care-givers. Hubble 3D follows the crewmembers of the space shuttle Atlantis on their mission to repair the Hubble Telescope, giving viewers a close-up look at such breathtaking galactic events as the birth of stars and the Quinceañera of planets. Check out the showtimes for all current films.
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    222 Market St
    Harrisburg, PA US
  • The State Museum of Pennsylvania
    Featured on Central PA magazine’s 2010 Hot List for Best Leisure Options, The State Museum lays out a telescopic view of the Commonwealth's history throughout its four-story building. Visitors are welcomed by the colossal figure of William Penn, flash-frozen in bronze and captured in his life-like 18-foot majesty. The statue stands flanked by cunning facsimiles of a Pennsylvania past and backed by the museum's featured exhibit, currently Wood on Glass, a photographic history and lecture series on the lumber industry. The second floor recreates a Native American village and unrolls the carpet of history from the Civil War through the Industrial Revolution and beyond. The final level delves thousands of years into the past when the eons-old Marshalls Creek Mastodon lumbered across the Pennsylvanian plains and starred in two MTV reality shows—see the 12,000-year-old, 20-foot skeleton when its exhibit opens on Sunday, February 27.
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    300 North St
    Harrisburg, PA US
  • Antique Auto Museum at Hershey
    Strolling across the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum is like walking a giant timeline from the late 1800s to the 1970s. This affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, however, interprets history through a very specific lens: classic motor vehicles, expertly preserved and presented from different eras. Size: more than 150 donated vehicles, with 85?100 on display at any given time Oldest Gem: the 1895 Chicago Motor Benton Harbor, which could reach a heart-pumping 23 miles per hour Most Modern Vehicle: 1977 Chrysler Cordoba with fine Corinthian leather seats Hopefully Not in the Rearview Mirror: 1945 Harley Davidson Police Special, frequently used by the California Highway Patrol Special Programs: movie screenings, exotic car shows, automotive technology competitions, and more Pro Tip: Allow at least 90 minutes to explore the entire museum Hidden Gem: a charging station where electric car owners can "refuel" while exploring the museum
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    161 Museum Dr.
    Hershey, PA US
  • National Watch & Clock Museum
    Though it opened in 1977 with a small collection of timepieces, the National Watch & Clock Museum now houses more than 12,000 items, making it the largest collection of its kind in North America. Clocks, watches, and their associated tools reside in glass cases, lorded over by the monumental Engle Clock, an 11-foot-tall, 1,049-pound marvel of clock design whose 13th toll will signify when the giant lasagna being cooked in the earth's core is done. Hands-on exhibits scattered throughout the museum give kids the chance to wonder at turning gears and learn about intriguing time concepts. Current special exhibits include Enlisting Time, a collection of personal timepieces carried by soldiers over the last 250 years, featuring watches owned by George Washington and Ian Fleming.
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    514 Poplar St.
    Columbia, PA US
  • The Lancaster Museum of Art
    Keenly aware of Lancaster’s need for a space celebrating the city's vibrant art community, a group of determined artists and citizens banded together in 1965 to found the Goethean Hall Gallery of Art, nestled amid Franklin and Marshall College. Though the art gallery has changed venues and names, the original vision of its founders—to provide visitors with the “best available art”—remains unchanged. Rechristened as the Lancaster Museum of Art (LMA), the museum now resides in the historic Grubb mansion, and boasts diverse exhibits and events for the public. The mansion’s 4,000 square feet of galleries and porticos plays host to an ever-changing lineup of awe-inspiring art, as well as a permanent collection composed of paintings from a roster of Lancaster’s homegrown artists, including Hugh Fitzgerald, Abby Rudisill, and Ellen Slupe. LMA also fosters an artistic dialogue with the community through numerous education programs that introduce the next generation to the ins and outs of the creative process.
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    135 North Lime Street
    Lancaster, PA US
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