Reopening March 21, 2015
Located at 400 College Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone: (717) 291-3941

Upcoming Events and Activities

Grand Reopening of the North Museum 
March 21 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The reopening marks the completion of Phase I of the most extensive renovations in the Museum’s 61-year history. The North Museum, located on the corner of College and Buchanan Avenues in Lancaster, has been closed to the public since September 29, 2014.

North Museum Science & Engineering Fair
March 25
Awards Ceremony at 6:30 pm
Location: Franklin & Marshall College's Alumni Sports Fitness Center

The premiere science competition in Lancaster County, the North Museum Science & Engineering Fair is held each March on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College. Students in grades 7-12 participate and compete for top prizes and awards as they invent, create and share months of research and experimentation with local judge and the public. The North Museum Science & Engineering Fair is affiliated with the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) and in 2015, our top two champions will compete in Pittsburgh with thousands of students from across the globe. This fair is exclusive to Lancaster County public, private and homeschool students.

North Museum Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show
April 18 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
April 19 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Farm and Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster 

Discover Earth's treasures at the North Museum Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show!  A wide range of specimens will be sale.  Enjoy hands-on activities and demonstrations for building rock-hounds of all ages.


Nano Days
March 28, Noon - 4:00 pm

Nano north, our temporary location during renovations, is closed but its not too late to learn about nanoscience! Come explore the science of tiny things and complete activities with appeal for all ages.