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  Reading
  Reading CO Technical & Historical Society
 
PO Box 15143
  Reading  PA       19612   
 
Phone  610 372-5513
  Alt Phone  610 929-9902
  Web Site  http://www.readingrailroad.org/info/info_general.html-contact
  Description  temporary museum at the Temple station, has acquired permanent building,                         see web site for details
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Railroad
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003 

 

  Pennsylvania
Scranton
Houdini Tour & Magic Show
1433 North Main Street
Scranton PA 18508
Phone 570 342-5555
Alt Phone 570 342-8527
Web Site  www.houdini.org
Description exclusively the famous escape artist and magician - tours and live magic show daily in summer, check for other times
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Collection G-M Magic
Last changed: 12/29/2002

Pennsylvania
Scranton
Electric City Trolley Station & Museum
Central Station
Scranton PA
Phone 570 963-6590
Web Site
Alt Web www.visitnepa.org
Description vintage trolley, hand-on kids activities, theater
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Last changed: 01/25/2003


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  Strasburg

  Gast Classic Motorcars Exhibit

  421 Hartman Bridge Road

  Strasburg  PA 17579    

  Phone   717 687-9500

  Web Site  http://www.classicar.com/museums/gast/gast.htm

  Description  50 cars on exhibit

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:   9/29/2004


  PA
  Strasburg
  Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
 
Route 741
  PO Box 15
  Strasburg  PA  17579    
  Phone  717 687-8628
  Web Site  http://www.rrmuseumpa.org/
  E-mail  mailto:info@rrmuseumpa.org
  Description  100 locomotives & cars, artifacts, restoration, railroad art
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Railroad
  Collection N-Z  Rolling Stock
  Owner/Operator:  PA Historical & Museum Commission
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003

  PA
 
South Williamsport
 
Peter J McGovern Little League Baseball Museum
 
Route 15 S
 
South Williamsport  PA   17701
 
Phone   570 326-3607
 
Web Site  http://www.littleleague.org/museum/hallex.htm
 
Description  little league history, structure, Hall of Excellence, hitting and               pitching, overlooking Little League World Series Stadium
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Industry /Profession Baseball
 
New or Updated:  5/24/2004

Pennsylvania
Towanda
Tee-To-Tum Museum
Address
Towanda PA
Phone
Web Site 
www.tee-to-tum.com
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum

  PA
 
Tyrone
 
Gardners Candies
 
30 W 10th St
 
Tyrone     PA  16686    
 
Phone   814 684-3928
 
Web Site  http://www.gardnerscandies.com
 
E-mail  mailto:info@gardnerscandies.com
 
Description  candy firm has  museum & 15 minute film of tour through factory
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Merchant
 
Collection A-F Candy
 
New or Updated:   12/4/2003

Pennsylvania
Washington
National Duncan Glass Museum
525 Jefferson Avenue
Washington PA  15301
Phone 
724 225-9950
Web Site  http://www.duncan-glass.com/Lobby.htm
Alt Web  http://www.trinitypride.k12.pa.us/Grants/Grassroots/duncanmiller/Info_Events.
Description  dedicated to Duncan and Miller Glass Company 1872-1955
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial
Collection G-M  Glass
Era  1872-1955

Pennsylvania
West Chester
American Helicopter Museum & Education Center
1230 American Blvd
West Chester PA 19380
Phone 610 436-9600
Web Site http://www.helicoptermuseum.org/index.htm
Description more than 30 choppers on display, events, helicopter rides, extensive links and information about helicopters
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Kind of Activity Link List
Collection A-F Helicopter
Owner/Operator: American Helicopter Society
New or Updated: 03/31/2003

Pennsylvania
Williamsport
Children's Discovery Workshop
343 W Fourth Street
Williamsport PA
Phone 570 322-5437
Web Site ****
Description Hands-on children's museum at the YWCA, 129 foot long crawl tunnel
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Children
Last changed: 01/06/2003

  PA
  York
  Police Heritage Museum
 
54 West Market Street
  York  PA  17401   
 
Phone  717 845-2677
  Web Site  http://phm.yorkcity.org/
  E-mail  mailto:phm@yorkcity.org?subject=Police Heritage Museum
  Description  history of law enforcement, mostly local artifacts
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Industry /Profession  Law Enforcement
  New or Updated:  07/30/2003

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