Find Museums in Pennsylvania
There are around 200 museums in Pennsylvania. This is 17% of all the tourist places listed in this state. Top cities in Pennsylvania with popular museums are Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Gettysburg and Strasburg. The major types of museums listed here are history museums and arts museums. Then there is also natural history museums listed in Pennsylvania. You may find a list of all categories of Pennsylvania attractions on this page to choose from.
The state of Pennsylvania has a lot to offer when it comes to museums: there are places dedicated to the care of objects for cultural, historical, artistic as well as scientific reasons. Wherever you may be in the state, you can be sure there is one such kind of attraction that will entertain both kids and adults alike.
The most popular attraction in the state is the Gettysburg Museum and Visitor Center, which is located within the Gettysburg National Military Park facility. Opened in 2008, the museum displays various cannons, firearms, uniforms and other important artifacts that had once been part of the Gettysburg Battle. Other museums and similar attractions to see in Pennsylvania are the Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Barnes Foundation, Gettysburg Museum of History, Eastern State Penitentiary, Independence Hall, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, National Civil War Museum, Brandywine River Museum and several others.
Top 10 Museums in Pennsylvania
Visit the top museums in Pennsylvania. Click on a museum bellow to find the detailed information.
- Independence Hall, Philadelphia
- Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh
- The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
- The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia
- The African American Museum in Philadelphia, Philadelphia
- The National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg
- Mutter Museum, Philadelphia
- Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center, Gettysburg
- Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Strasburg
- The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
Find in Pennsylvania
We have listed tourist places of Pennsylvania in the following categories. Please click on one of them to find all Pennsylvania attractions of that type.
- Amusement Parks (18)
- Theme Parks (11)
- Water Parks (8)
- Nature Attractions (880)
- Parks (566)
- Lakes (27)
- Beaches (1)
- Waterfalls (72)
- Hiking Trails (17)
- Campgrounds (202)
- Museums (193)
- Arts Museums (40)
- History Museums (141)
- Natural History Museums (3)
- Science Museums (13)
- Zoo (15)
- Landmarks (60)