Heritage things to do in Hershey Harrisburg, Pa | Museums, historical landmarks, discovery trails | HHRVB Heritage things to do in Hershey Harrisburg, Pa | Museums, historical landmarks, discovery trails | HHRVB
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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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 >

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 >

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 >


The Elegance At Hershey
501 West Governor Road, Hershey, PA 17033
717-534-1910
www.TheEleganceAtHershey.com

The Elegance at Hershey is a family-friendly weekend of charity antique and vintage car events at The Hotel Hershey®, aimed at preserving the r ...  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 >

Historic Harrisburg Association
1230 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102
717-233-4646
www.historicharrisburg.com

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Steam Into History
2 West Main Street, New Freedom, PA 17349
(717) 942-2370
www.steamintohistory.com

Imagine, if you will...traveling back in time to 1863 and riding the ornate brass steam locomotive President Lincoln rode on his way to give the fa ...  Read more >

PA State Police Museum
187 E. Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
(717) 534-0565
www.psp-hemc.org

It is the mission of the PSP-HEMC to preserve and interpret the rich history and heritage of the Pennsylvania State Police, and to provide a lastin ...  Read more >

Union Canal Tunnel Park
North 25th Street, Lebanon, PA 17046
(717) 272-1473

The Tunnel was designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark on 1970and received its recognition as a National Landmark in 1994. Open d ...  Read more >