North Museum of Nature and Science, Lancaster

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Science Museum
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Spark your child’s excitement and curiosity with a trip to the North Museum in Lancaster County, PA.

Your family can explore engaging exhibits and fun, hands-on activities in an immersive informal learning environment.

Now offering early education programming developed by certified teachers.

¬ Experience the first-of-its-kind SciDome Theater

¬ Visit our new Explore Nature Gallery

¬ Watch a live honeybee hive at work (Seasonal)

¬ Crawl into our awesome indoor giant discovery tree

¬ Make new friends in the Live Animal Room

¬ Explore the microscopic world with our HD magnifier

View Earth’s weather from space on our iGlobe

¬ Meet our baby T. rex

¬ Discover our latest traveling exhibition

¬ ...and more!

For more information on the North Museum call (717) 358-3941, visit or follow on Facebook (, Instagram ( and Twitter (@northmuseum).
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  • Attended with a 6 yo. Just the right size. Visual, tactile, and interesting for any age. 90 min. should be enough time. The old displays of minerals and birds, plus display drawers from over a century ago, gave a sense of hide-and-go seek in a quiet atmosphere. Friendly and informed staff. The planetarium show was a highlight.
  • This Museum is great! I didn't get to explore the entire Museum. If you visit, be sure to purchase the ticket(s) to attend the bio dome show. I attended the showing and it was amazing. Along with the Museum, they have a very nice little souvenir area to purchase and commerate you visit. I will definitely return to make it a point to see everything offered within the Museum.

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