Arts & Museums
A part of the Susquehanna Art Museum, the Doshi Gallery for Contemporary Art features around ten exhibits of regional artists each year.
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.
Known as \"Harrisburg's crown jewel\" and totaling 130,000 square feet, Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts includes Harsco Science Center, Select Medical IMAX Theater and Sunoco Performance Theater. Harsco Science Center offers three floors of more than 250 hands-on galleries and world-class traveling exhibits. Grammy-nominated artists, nationally touring productions and more can be enjoyed at Sunoco Performance Theater.
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.
The only museum in the United States to offer insight of the Civil War through equally balanced presentations, the National Civil War Museum features more than 24,000 relevant artifacts, documents, manuscripts and photographs from 1850 to 1876.
Covering all aspects of Pennsylvania history with four floors of exhibits and activities, the State Museum of Pennsylvania \"is the only museum in the Commonwealth where the public can experience the full expanse of the state
The former home for the Patriotic Order of the Sons of America, the Brendle Museum was named for Thomas Brendle, an area pastor who felt that the folklore of the Germans in the area was being lost. Open for tours, this museum contains many items from the area's past.
In association with the Smithsonian Institution, the Antique Auto Museum at Hershey features over 125 antique cars and trucks, from 1895 to 1977; in a 71,000 square foot building.
Follow the history of the town of Hershey at the Hershey Museum which features a hands-on discovery room for kids, exhibits, student and teacher research centers, and a gift shop.
The Army Heritage & Education Center preserves and interprets the story of the American Soldier and educates a broad spectrum of audiences on the soldier's story during war and peace.
Open to the public, the Cumberland County Historical Society's museum features 16 galleries, which include a folk art gallery housing a nationally significant collection and the Indian School gallery with the nation's largest repository of Carlisle Indian School artifacts and archival material.
Small specialized museum dedicated to Olympic lifting, powerlifting, bodybuilding and strongmanism.