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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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

Pride’s 25th Season of operation

Join us on one of Central PA’s most iconic & popular attractions! Sightseeing, music, pirates, dinner & more, the Pride has it all! Don’t forget our special Civil War Cruises! Learn More

Go North!

Nestled along the Susquehanna River, the cozy community of Millersburg offers visitors a true taste of hometown nostalgia. Enjoy some shopping, dining and ferry boat cruising! Learn More

What To Do

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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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 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 >

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 >

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 >


Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine
19th and Oak Streets, Ashland, PA 17921
(570) 875-3850
www.pioneertunnel.com

Tour a real anthracite coal mine in open coal cars pulled by a battery operated mine motor. Also, take a scenic ride on an old-fashioned stream loc ...  Read more >

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 >

Pride of the Susquehanna - Riverboat
City Island, Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-234-6500
www.HarrisburgRiverboat.com

  "Come join us on one of the last remaining paddle-wheel riverboats in America" The Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat is a ...  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 >

Lebanon County Historical Society
924 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA 17042
(717) 272-1473
www.lchsociety.org

The Stoy Museum, home of the Lebanon County Historical Society, is located at 925 Cumberland St., Lebanon, PA. Built in the late 1700s as the resid ...  Read more >