Pennsylvania

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Featured Planetariums/Observatories

North Museum of Natural History and Science

At the North Museum of Natural History and Science, campers can examine fossils in the Dinosaur Gallery, touch specimens and artifacts in the Discovery Room, explore our solar system and beyond in the Hall of the Cosmos, learn how to classify animals in the Live Animal Room, go on a scavenger hunt in the Cabinet Museum, and more. Address: 400 College Ave., Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603. Tel: 717-291-3941. Cost:... More Info

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Erie Planetarium

356 W. 6th St., Erie, PA 16507. 814-871-5790. Features history and science related shows, earth science exhibitions, interactive stations, and shows. Fee.

Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute is a top choice among youth groups for group visits. The science museum features three floors of hands-on exhibits, live science shows, three theaters including an IMAX®, planetarium and a 3D theater. 221 North 21 St., Philadelphia, PA, 19103. Tel: 215-448-1200. Cost: Fee.

Reading Public Museum

500 Museum Rd., Reading, Pennsylvania 19611. 610-371-5850. Exhibits focus on natural science, art & sculpture, ancient civilization, Latin America, North American Indians, an arboretum and a planetarium. Fee.