Temporarily located at the corner of Water and Chestnut Streets in Downtown Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 291-3941
HOURS: Tuesday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Visit us at Nano North, our temporary home, as our 400 College Avenue, Lancaster location is closed for renovations as we reinvent our visitors' experience.  

Nano North is located on the corner of Water and Chestnut streets in the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design building at 202 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. Just remember "water chestnut" and you'll know exactly where to find us!  

Nano North features:  

Our hours are... 

Holiday Hours:

Wednesday, December 24th: 9 am - 2 pm
Thursday, December 25th: Closed
Friday, December 26th: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday, December 27th: 9 am - 4 pm
Sunday, December 28th: Closed
Monday, December 29th: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, December 30th: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, December 30th: 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday, December 31st:  9 am - 5 pm
Thursday, January 1st: Closed
 First Friday, January 2nd: 9 am - 9 pm
 Saturday, January 3rd: 9 am - 4 pm

Regular Hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturdays: 9 am - 4 pm 
Sunday - Monday: Closed

We will also be open for First Friday January 2, 2015 from 5-9 pm.

Renovating and Reinventing the North Museum with $3.5 million Campaign
Learn about the exciting transformation taking place at the North Museum.  

Conceptual drawings were provided by West Office Exhibition Design.

 Join us for Read, Touch & Discover, a preschool program at NanoNorth!

Read, Touch & Discover encourages young children to explore their world through stories, museum touchables, crafts, singing, movement and more.

Nano North is a special place and we’ve selected some of our favorite Read, Touch & Discover stories and lessons to share with you in our temporary space.  We’ll touch live animals and celebrate the many different wonders of fall.  As always, there will be stories, songs and crafts. 

An adult is required and older siblings are welcome.   Recommended for ages 3 – 6.  
Due to space limitations, registration is recommended.   

The North Museum of Nature & Science inspires curiosity, discovery, and lifelong appreciation of nature, science, and cultures through educational exhibits, collections, and programs.  

Let your inner scientist come out to play™