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Maridon Museum
Maridon Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pittsburgh, PA
Museum in Butler, PA USA

An Asian-focused museum with sculptures of jade, ivory, porcelain and brass. Its art represents Japan, China, Korea, India and Germany, spanning more than 4,000 years. The Maridon opened on May 8th, 2004. It is the only museum in the Western Pennsylvania region with a specific focus on Chinese and Japanese art and culture. The museum ù both the objects and the buildings that house them ù is the gift of Mary Hulton Phillips.


Historic Harmony
Historic Harmony Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pennsylvania
Museum in Harmony, PA USA

Harmony Museum, one of the region's few history museums that operates all year, is open 1-4 p.m. daily except Mondays and holidays. Exhibits: Native Americans, Washington, Harmonists, Mennonites, Charles Flowers longrifles, the oil era, Victoriana. National Historic Landmark District. Washington visited an Indian village here and survived a shooting during his 1753 mission that precipitated the French & Indian War. In 1804 Harmony was founded as the first home of the German communal Harmony Society.

The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum
The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Reading, PA
Museum in Hamburg, PA USA

A repository of knowledge, artifacts, and memorabilia of one of America's greatest transportation institutions.

Drake Well Museum
Drake Well Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Pennsylvania
Museum in Titusville, PA USA

Come see where the industry that puts a drop of oil in your life every day was born. A steam engine whistle calls you to the replica of Edwin Drake's 1859 engine house, where oil from the famous well flows into a never filling barrel.

Houdini Tour, Museum & Stage Magic Show
Houdini Tour, Museum & Stage Magic Show Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Scranton, PA
Museum in Scranton, PA USA

Houdini Tour, Movie, Museum Stage Magic Show in Scranton The ONLY building in the world devoted to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun one hour magic show with live magicians and animals; doves, a rabbit, a duck and two poodles.


Center for Architecture and Design
Center for Architecture and Design things to do on a rainy day in Philadelphia, PA
Museum in Philadelphia, PA USA

Exhibitions, talks, workshops, festivals, and more! The Center provides Philadelphia with educational programs, exhibitions, and a public space to explore architecture, urban planning, and design, allowing visitors the opportunity to understand how these disciplines affect us all in our daily lives.

Downtown Lewisburg
Downtown Lewisburg
Museum in Lewisburg, PA USA

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Lewisburg's vibrant downtown features more than 40 specialty retail stores, friendly restaurants, museums, B&Bs, and an authentic Art Deco movie palace showing movies nightly.

Friends Of Joseph Priestley House Museum
Friends Of Joseph Priestley House Museum things to do on a rainy day in Susquehanna River Valley, PA
Museum in Northumberland, PA USA

Joseph Priestley House is a National Historic and Chemical Landmark where visitors can investigate the ideas and contributions to American history of Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), noted English theologian, educator, natural philosopher and political theorist.

Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM
Gettysburg Lincoln Railroad StationTM things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Station where Pres. Abraham Lincoln arrived in Gettysburg. Stand in the footsteps of President Abraham Lincoln where he arrived in Gettysburg on the evening of Nov. 18, 1863–the night before delivering his immortal Gettysburg Address. Admire the classic Italianate style architecture, popular in the United States in the 1850s.


Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center
Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

The official start to your Gettysburg visit. The Legacy Lives Here: True Stories. Authentic Artifacts. New Perspectives. The official start to your Gettysburg visit. Reflect on the Battle of Gettysburg and the emotional outcomes with the film, A New Birth of Freedom.

Heritage Discovery Center
Heritage Discovery Center things to do on a rainy day in Johnstown, PA
Museum in Johnstown, PA USA

Several exhibits and attractions.

Johnstown Flood Museum
Johnstown Flood Museum things to do on a rainy day in Johnstown, PA
Museum in Johnstown, PA USA

A museum about the 1889 Johnstown Flood. On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died. It’s a story of great tragedy, and of triumphant recovery. You’ll see exhibits, artifacts, a multimedia presentation and an Academy Award-winning documentary.

Lehigh County Historical Society
Lehigh County Historical Society things to do on a rainy day in Allentown, PA
Museum in Allentown, PA USA

The Lehigh County Historical Society is one of the largest historical societies in America. Our new 30,000 square foot headquarters museum The Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum is a state-of-the-art facility. The Lehigh County Historical Society is one of the largest historical societies in America.

Lincoln Train Museum
Lincoln Train Museum things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

Celebrate American hisotry and the heroes of our nation! Experience the spirit of the men and women who achieved American independence and freedoms as they journey through time with President Abraham Lincoln.

Lincoln Train Museum
Lincoln Train Museum things to do on a rainy day in Gettysburg, PA
Museum in Gettysburg, PA USA

American history museum. Celebrate the history and the heroes of our nation with the Lincoln Train Museum.

Mack Truck Historical Museum
Mack Truck Historical Museum things to do on a rainy day in Allentown, PA
Museum in Allentown, PA USA
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The Mack Trucks Historical Museum new address is 2402 Lehigh Parway South, Allentown PA 18103 Phone number is 610-351-8999. Also the Mack Truck Factory tours are no longer available to the public.

Museum of Indian Culture
Museum of Indian Culture things to do on a rainy day in Allentown, PA
Museum in Allentown, PA USA

The Museum of Indian Culture is a non-profit organization. The Museum of Indian Culture is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to presenting, preserving, and perpetuating the history and cultural heritage of the Northeastern Woodland Indians and other American Indian tribes.

Museum Of Indian Culture, The
Museum Of Indian Culture, The things to do on a rainy day in Allentown, PA
Museum in Allentown, PA USA

The Museum of Indian Culture provides an opportunity for Native Americans to share their talents and culture through off-site Native American Cultural Education Programs.

Museum Scavenger Hunt Tours
Museum Scavenger Hunt Tours things to do on a rainy day in Harrisburg, PA
Museum in Carlisle, PA USA

Cumberland County Historical Society Just in time for summer are two new fun “Scavenger Hunt Tours” to go on at the Cumberland County Historical Society. Two different levels are available to challenge your awareness of the museum’s galleries and artifacts. Museums aren’t stuffy and boring anymore.

Packwood House Museum
Packwood House Museum things to do on a rainy day in Susquehanna River Valley, PA
Museum in Lewisburg, PA USA

The historic Packwood House Museum is one of the area's hidden treasures. It is open for guided tours and features two major exhibits each year, plus a wide range of other programs.

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