The Museum will be closed on Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The Museum also will be closed on Sunday, December 31 and Monday, January 1, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Today’s Hours: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Online Database

Search our online database to get started with your research. This database contains only library and archives materials and is updated once per month. Please continue to check back. If you have any questions, please contact the Archives Manager at

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Explore Pennsylvania’s online collection of historical objects, archaeological artifacts, and natural history specimens. This online database is a work in progress and features a sampling of items from various state-owned museums and historic sites, including the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

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