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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

Attractions in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Amusements

  • Millersburg Ferry, The 717-692-2442
    P.O. Box 93, Millersburg, PAOperating since the early 1800's, the Millersburg Ferry connects the town of Millersburg with an adjacent landing in Perry County on Route 15, about two miles south of... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Fort Hunter Mansion and Park 717-599-5751
    5300 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Owned and operated by the Dauphin County Parks and Recreation Department, Fort Hunter Mansion and Park features spectacular views of the Susquehanna River and Blue... more info  map

  • John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion 717-233-3462
    219 South Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Home of the Historical Society of Dauphin County, the National Historic Landmark John Harris-Simon Cameron Mansion is open for tours from April to December. With a... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Dauphin County Library System 717-234-4976 or 717-234-4961
    101 Walnut Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    With a mission to strengthen the community by promoting literacy and providing resources and services for information, education and recreation, the Dauphin County... more info  map

  • Pennsylvania State Archives 717-783-3281
    350 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120
    Southeast Corner of North 3rd and Forster Streets
    The State Archives provides opportunities for a wide range of genealogical, historical and historic preservation research, featuring records from Pennsylvania’s... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art Association of Harrisburg, The 717-236-1432
    21 North Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Located Across from Riverfront Park
    Founded in 1926, the Art Association of Harrisburg's galleries in the historic Governor Findlay Mansion "provide exhibition opportunities for artists both regional and... more info  map

  • Doshi Gallery for Contemporary Art 717-233-8668
    301 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    A part of the Susquehanna Art Museum, the Doshi Gallery for Contemporary Art features around ten exhibits of regional artists each year. more info  map

  • National Civil War Museum, The 717-260-1861, 866-BLU-GRAY
    One Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17105
    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... more info  map

  • State Museum of Pennsylvania, The 717-787-4980
    300 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120
    Located Next to the State Capitol Building
    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... more info

  • Susquehanna Art Museum, The 717-233-8668
    301 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Located in the Kunkel Building
    The Susquehanna Art Museum features four, seasonal exhibits of museum-quality pieces by internationally-recognized artists each year. The Susquehanna Art Museum also... more info  map

  • Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts 717-214-ARTS
    222 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Located in Downtown Harrisburg
    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... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Middletown & Hummelstown Railroad, The 717-944-4435
    136 Brown Street, Middletown, PA 17057
    Enjoy a historical tour of the area along the Swatara Creek on an 11-mile train ride in a 1920’s vintage, Delaware, Lackawanna & Western coach. The tour follows the... more info  map

  • Pride of the Susquehanna, The 717-234-6500
    P.O. Box 910, Harrisburg, PADocked at City Island
    A variety of cruises are available from May to October aboard the Pride of the Susquehanna, an authentic stern paddlewheel riverboat owned and operated by the Harrisburg... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Appalachian Brewing Company 717-221-1080
    50 North Cameron Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Located in Downtown Harrisburg
    Housed in a historic three-story building with antique brick walls, massive wooden beams and hardwood floors and ceilings, Appalachian Brewing Company's hand-crafted... more info  map

  

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