The State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St.
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Region: Dutch Country Roads
Located in the state capital of Harrisburg, The State Museum of Pennsylvania covers all aspects of Pennsylvania history and holds significant collections that relate to some of America's most seminal, well-known events as well as important, historical individuals. Situated next to the State Capitol building, The State Museum is a Mecca for 315,000 school children and adults who visit annually, seeking history and culture. Significantly, The State Museum has more visitors than any other museum in Pennsylvania between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, except for the Gettysburg National Battlefield. From its outstanding Civil War exhibits, to notable artifacts representing the foundations of American industry as well as political history dating to the early republic, The State Museum is the only museum in the Commonwealth where the public can experience the full expanse of the state's heritage and its connections to the national experience.