So Much to Experience This Month

With new themed-activities each month, planetarium shows and rotating exhibits there is always something happening at the North!

The countdown to Snakesgiving has begun! To get ready, we will have snake activities out on the floor! Sssslither on down to the North Museum and see if you can slither like a snake, know your snake facts, make your own snakes, and more!

Visit the North Museum

Every Saturday and Sunday, come see Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket at 11 AM and Dynamic Earth at 2 PM. Don’t miss Night Sky Tour on Saturday, November 18th at 1pm and a special showing of Big Bird’s Adventure, Saturday, November 25th at 12pm.

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A Thanksgiving tradition like no other. Snakesgiving is back! Come in to learn all about snakes with crafts, educational games, snake-themed activities and, of course…SNAKES!

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Join the North Museum Community!

Whether you attend one of our special events, become one of our valued members or just visit North Museum, you will enjoy our interesting collections, live animals and hands-on activities  and come back again and again!

Become a Member

Membership in North Museum is available to individuals, families, grandfamilies and seniors.  Members enjoy special perks such as free planetarium shows and entrance to the museum and advance notice of special events, plus much, much more.

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Every month at North Museum features a different theme designed to educate, inspire and entertain both adults and children. Special events occur regularly and are focused on the family experience in enjoying all aspects of science and nature.

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Of course, there are many ways for those who are interested in keeping the museum experience alive to contribute through the year through donations, planned giving and special events. Many of our programs offer special sponsorship opportunities.

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Explore the Universe with our astronomy experts

South Central Pennsylvania’s largest Planetarium

From deep inside the Earth’s core to the outer limits of our universe, explore the cosmos up close in an immersive experience and unique perspective within South Central Pennsylvania’s largest Planetarium, the SciDome Theater. Our team of talented Planetarium Educators showcases the beauty, wonder, and mystery that lies within our universe.

Immerse Yourself in the Cosmos!

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Support the North Museum through our Online Store. Now featuring fun and unique products from local artists, the North Museum Store has great items and gifts you can’t find anywhere else! Refill your supply of Astronaut Ice Cream or have our very own North Museum @ Home STEM Learning products shipped right to your door.

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STEM sisters

Inspire, empower and ignite your passion for STEM Careers.

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North Museum Science & Engineering Fair

Support innovative student scientists who are changing the world.

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