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hours

Summer Hours:
June 1 through August 31
Open Mondays throughout the Summer
Monday – Saturday (10 am – 5 pm)
Sunday (12 noon – 5 pm)

Planetarium open 7 days a week starting June 16, 2018 through August 26, 2018
See the SciDome Theater schedule here.

Fall, Winter, and Spring Hours:
September 1 through May 31
Tuesday – Saturday (10 am – 5 pm)
Sunday (12 noon – 5 pm)

Planetarium programs and shows in our SciDome Theater are available Saturdays and Sundays and during select dates throughout the year. See the SciDome Theater schedule here.

Open the following Mondays:

January 15, 2018 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 19, 2018 - President's Day
April 2, 2018 - Easter Monday
June 4 through August 27, 2018 - All Mondays during the summer
October 8, 2018 - Columbus Day

Closed for holiday:
New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.

admission

 
Museum Only:
Adult – $9.00
Youth (3 – 17 years) – $8.00
Senior (65+) – $8.00
Child (2 and under) – Free

Museum & SciDome Theater:
Adult – $13.00
Junior (3 – 17 years) – $12.00
Senior (65+) – $12.00
Child (2 and under) – Free

SciDome Theater Only:
Adult – $7.00
Youth (3 – 17 years) – $6.00
Seniors (65+) – $6.00
Child (2 and under) – Free

Directions


ADDRESS

North Museum of Nature and Science
400 College Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603-3393
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FROM PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE
Take Route 222 S to Route 30 W. From Route 30 W, take the Harrisburg Pike exit. Turn left toward Franklin & Marshall College and continue approximately 2 miles. When you reach the campus, turn right onto College Avenue. Turn right at the next light onto Buchanan Avenue. Museum is located on the corner of College and Buchanan Avenues.

FROM NORTH (ROUTE 72) OR WEST (ROUTE 283)
Take Route 283 E to Route 72 S towards Lancaster. Pass Carpet Mart on left; turn right at the next traffic light onto Dillerville Rd. Go one mile (one traffic light) and turn left onto Harrisburg Pike. You will see signs for Franklin & Marshall College. Turn right at the second light onto College Avenue. Turn right at the next light onto Buchanan Avenue. Museum is located on the corner of College and Buchanan Avenues.

FROM WEST (ROUTE 30)
Follow Route 30 E towards Lancaster. Exit at Harrisburg Pike. Turn right toward Franklin & Marshall College and continue approximately 2 miles. Once you reach the campus, turn right at the second light onto College Avenue. Turn right at the first light onto Buchanan Avenue. Museum is located on the corner of College and Buchanan Avenues.

FROM SOUTH (ROUTE 222)
Follow Route 222 N into Lancaster, which becomes Queen Street. Four blocks past Penn Square, turn left onto Lemon Street. At the fourth traffic light (College Avenue), Lemon Street becomes Buchanan Avenue. Museum is located on the corner of College and Buchanan Avenues.

Parking


CAR PARKING

Parking is available around the Museum or just a short walk away. Pay attention to signs for permit only parking and street cleaning on Mondays and Tuesdays.


museum shop– the North Store

 

Treat your inner scientist to a gift or souvenir from the Museum shop, the North Store. From fossils to freeze-dried astronaut food, there is something for every type of scientist.


 
 

 
 
 
 


Members receive a 10% discount off purchases at The North Store.

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