The State Museum of Pennsylvania

The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg, the official museum of the Commonwealth, is a great place for exploration, fun, and discovery. On a trip to the museum, encounter a giant chick, meet a family of Coelophysis dinosaurs, or bump into a huge mastodon. Hike among the bear, porcupine, elk, deer, and other creatures of Mammal Hall. Uncover salamanders and snakes; spot eagles and woodpeckers. Gaze upon the stars in the museum’s Planetarium sky. Follow Pennsylvania’s Native Americans throughout time. March into the Civil War era and see remnants of its greatest battle. Cruise past our antique cars or buzz around our planes. Feed your passion for art … It’s All About Pennsylvania! Group rates available call 717-772-6997
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  • Downtown Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg
  • Admission Charge
  • Meeting Faciltites/Banquet room
  • Open All Year
  • Tours
Meeting Space
At a Glance
  • Description Whether you are planning a corporate conference for employees, a drama production for school children or an elegant dinner party for distinguished guests, The State Museum of Pennsylvania offers unique settings and services that will make your event very special. The State Museum is the perfect venue for holiday parties, family reunions, business meetings, wedding ceremonies and receptions and so much more. Our Auditorium is fully equipped for presentations with wireless internet access, high-definition projector, a large stage screen, theatrical stage lighting and a dynamic sound system. Three floors of museum exhibits can also enhance any occasion. Memorial Hall offers an inviting atmosphere for any occasion, whether it is a company cocktail party or an elegant wedding reception. For luncheons, small meetings, intimate receptions or rehearsal dinners, we recommend stepping back in time to the charm and historic setting of Village Square.
  • Reception Capacity 400
  • Theatre Capacity 418
  • Banquet Capacity 200
Halls and Breakout Space
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Theater Capacity: 70
  • Classroom Capacity: 60
  • Theater Capacity: 24
  • Classroom Capacity: 15
  • Theater Capacity: 418
Memorial Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 240
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Reception Capacity: 400
Village Square
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 250