NEW STEM Storytime: Dinosaur Farm

Read along to Fran Preston-Gannon’s Dinosaur Farm and download our free STEM Storytime Activity Pack with all new activities and experiments! STEM Storytime is an informal and experiential Pre-K program combining the best aspects of storytime and educational play. Special Guest Reader, Scott Sheely, Executive Director of PA Commission for Agriculture Education, hosts our STEM Storytime @Home this month!

Explore the Universe with our astronomy experts

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. Cosmic Mike® and his team of talented Planetarium Educators showcases the beauty, wonder, and mystery that lies within our universe.

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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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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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