Temporary located at the corner of Water and Chestnut Streets in Downtown Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 291-3941
HOURS: Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.




Upcoming Events and Activities

Read, Touch & Discover Thursdays at 10:30 am, October 16, 23, 30, November 6, and 13 Nano North, corner of Water and Chestnut Streets, Lancaster  Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children to explore their world through stories, museum touchables, crafts, singing, movement and more. Nano North is a special place and we've selected some of our favorite Read, Touch & Discover stories and lessons to share with you in our temporary space.  We’ll touch live animals and celebrate the many different wonders of fall.  As always, there will be stories, songs and crafts.  An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.   Recommended for ages 3 – 6.  Click HERE for complete schedule and featured topics.



Live Bat Encounter with Rob Mies
Sunday, October 26
Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster 
12:30 pm – Members Only Bat Brunch with Rob Mies
2:00 pm – Live Bat Encounter with Rob Mies


Treat your children to an October experience they’ll never forget: An encounter with real live bats! Rob Mies from the Organization for Bat Conservation (OBC) in Michigan returns to Lancaster on Sunday, October 26, with four of his winged friends.  Rob and his bats will take you into their mysterious world to explore their benefits, habitats, and nocturnal strategies. You will encounter a big brown bat from North America and hear its high-pitched echolocation with a “bat detector,” meet fruit bats from Africa and Asia, and finally, come face-to-face with the largest bat in the world, the gigantic flying fox bat from Malaysia, with its nearly six-foot wingspan! 

Click HERE for more information and to purchase tickets.


Nano North Open for First Fridays
November 7, December 5
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Nano North, corner of Water and Chestnut Streets, Lancaster


We are excited to be part of downtown Lancaster's First Friday celebrations and encourage you to join us at our new temporary location Nano North!  It's only a few blocks away!
Nano North is Sponsored by   



Chocolate Moose Gala
January 17 at 6:00 pm
Ware Center, Lancaster 

Mark your calendars for our sweetest event of the year!  Join us January 17, 2015, at the Ware Center for Chocolate Moose and enjoy a decadent evening of games, raffles, prizes and a chocolate-infused menu.   

Click HERE for more information.