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North Museum of Nature and Science

400 College Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-3393
+1 717-291-3941
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Planetarium is Amazing!

A great, little museum for kids of all ages. The planetarium is the highlight so be sure to visit... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2015
Liz F
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
So disappointing !

this museum has been closed for renovations. I was expecting something much better. There is very... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2015
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400 College Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603-3393
+1 717-291-3941
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

A great, little museum for kids of all ages. The planetarium is the highlight so be sure to visit when there is a show. My kids love the beehive. It is indoors behind plexiglass so the bees can observed at work. Very cool!

Thank Liz F
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

this museum has been closed for renovations. I was expecting something much better. There is very little to see or do. The main floor has a reptile exhibit. There are some magnetic bottles for hands on but that's it. The dinosaurs are metal or plastic....More

Thank sharonhick
Reviewed 10 June 2015

I took my toddler too this museum and she loved it. There were a good amount of interactive activities for her to enjoy, including live reptiles, take out and touch items, and a bee hive! Make sure you don't miss the basement with older kids...More

Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

The North Museum recently underwent a major renovation. The majority of the museum's floor space is one small circle. A lot of attention was put into the first third of the loop, with a nice exhibit featuring live animals and plenty of hands on activities...More

Thank ESouth398
Reviewed 24 September 2014

This is a good place to visit in an afternoon. Very educational for the kids. Very nice staff. Loved the bird collection.

Reviewed 18 September 2014

My mother-in-law and 4-year old daughter when with me to the North Museum. It's awesome and has a great planetarium! Fun and affordable. Read my blog post to learn more: www.padutchcountryblog.com/dinosaurs-planets-bones

1  Thank Discover_Lancaster
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Great exhibit about race, packed a lot of interesting things into a small space. Lots of gems, fossils, stuffed birds etc. the astronomy section did a good job of including famous women in their history!

2  Thank Jackiescience
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We visited this museum a few times. No matter with grandchildren and without we always have a great time there. The exhibits are very interesting and informational, lots of hands on activities for kids and the birds and stones collections are just outstanding. Always a...More

1  Thank pyatachok
Reviewed 12 April 2014

My brother and I took my nephew to the museum on a whim, coincidently during their Cub Scout event. Luckily, my nephew is a Cub Scout, so he took to the job of obtaining belt loops. The museum was full of interesting curiosities and LOTS...More

1  Thank ATD4499
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Awesome museum with great exhibits and a planetarium. In Lancaster City near F&M College. If you live in Lancaster its a definite visit!

Thank Jamie S
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