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Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
17 South Second St, Harrisburg, PA 17101 877.727.8573 (Toll Free) 717.231.7788 (Local)
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Harrisburg By Segway

Take a Segway tour and discover how beautiful downtown Harrisburg really is. Ride through some of Harrisburg's most popular destinations with an experienced guide. Learn More

Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

Cruise through time from the 1890's to the 1980's with cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles and other memorabilia in unique period themed scenes! Learn More

John Harris - Simon Cameron Mansion

Harrisburg's History on display! Tours available. Learn More

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Heritage & Museums

The Hershey Harrisburg region is rich with history, from museums and attractions to reenactments and exhibits all dedicated to showcasing Pennsylvania’s past. Check out stops on the Civil War Trails—there’s enough here to keep even the biggest history buff entertained.

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The State Museum of Pennsylvania
300 North St., Harrisburg, PA 17120-0024
(717) 787-4980
www.statemuseumpa.org

You will find Pennsylvania's heritage from the Earth's beginnings to the present. Archaeological artifacts, decorative arts, fine art galle ...  Read more >

Antique Automobile Club of America Museum
161 Museum Dr., Hershey, PA 17033-2462
(717) 566-7100
www.aacamuseum.org

Cruise through time from the 1890's to the 1980's with cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles and other memorabilia in unique period themed scene ...  Read more >

The National Civil War Museum
1 Lincoln Cir. at Reservoir Park, Harrisburg, PA 17103
(717) 260-1861
www.nationalcivilwarmuseum.org

The National Civil War Museum is one of the largest museums in the world dedicated solely to the American Civil war. The Museum seeks to tell the w ...  Read more >

Fort Hunter Mansion and Park
5300 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA 17110-1718
(717) 599-5751
www.forthunter.org

Feel the presence of the past, connect to natural beauty at this 40 acres park along the scenic Susquehanna River.  Experience bygone days ...  Read more >

Dauphin County Parks and Recreation
100 Fort Hunter Rd., Tavern House in Fort Hunter Park, Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 599-5188
www.dauphincounty.org/parks-recreation

Host to a diversity of natural, cultural and historic resources providing people of all ages and interests the opportunity to learn about and enjoy ...  Read more >


Pennsylvania State Capitol - Tour Guide Office
3rd St, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0001
(717) 787-6810
www.pacapitol.com

Designated a National Historic Landmark, Pennsylvania's State Capitol was designated to be a Palace of Art. Located in the heart of Harrisburg, ...  Read more >

Hershey
100 W. Hershey Park Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2727
(717) 534-3439
www.hersheypa.com

Fueled by an astonishing record of philanthropy by chocolate pioneer Milton S. Hershey, the town of Hershey experienced rapid growth during much of ...  Read more >

U.S. Army Heritage And Education Center
950 Soldiers Dr., Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
(717) 245-3971
www.usahec.org

The U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center (USAHEC) is the premier facility for historical research on U.S. Army history and i ...  Read more >

Historical Society Of Perry County
3500 Creek Rd, Newport, PA 17074-7411
(717) 567-3079
hsofpc.org/

The Historical Society of Perry County preserves the history and heritage of the county through a variety of community and educational activities. ...  Read more >

Little Buffalo Historic District
Route 34, Newport, PA 17074
(717) 567-9255
www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/Parks/littlebuffalo.aspx

The Little Buffalo Historic District is located within Little Buffalo State Park and contains historic sites and buildings including Shoaff's M ...  Read more >