Museums in PALMYRA with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this The Keystone State city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Palmyra…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • National Civil War Museum

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    (14 miles) Harrisburg

    A fascinating and historic experience for the family in Pennsylvania with the National Civil War Museum, with over 24,000 items telling the story of that infamous part of USA history.

  • State Museum of Pennsylvania

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    (16 miles) Harrisburg

    Fun, exploration and discovery are waiting for kids and the whole family at this fascinating Harrisburg museum. From dinosaurs, mammals, and history covering topics from Native Americans and Civil ...

  • National Watch and Clock Museum

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    (19 miles) Columbia

    A fascinating look into the history of time! Clocks from all over the world fill this museum of timekeeping in Columbia, Pennsylvania.

  • Hands-on House Childrens Museum

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    (22 miles) Lancaster

    A children's museum dedicated to helping kids ages 2 to 10 learn and making sure they have lots of fun in the process! Discover, play, and have fun on the interactive exhibits!

  • Americana Museum of Bird-in-Hand

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    (28 miles) Bird in Hand

    Take a nostalgic walk through small town America at the dawn of the 20th century. Museum exhibits include a barber shop, woodworking shop, tea parlor, print shop, millinery, toy store, blacksmith ...

  • National Toy Train Museum

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    (32 miles) Strasburg

    Hundreds of toy trains in a modern museum built like a historic train station! Toy trains are for kids of all ages! While real trains go back to the advent of the Industrial Revolution in the early ...

  • Explore & More Childrens Museum

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    (47 miles) Gettysburg

    Explore & More is a Hands-on Children's Museum dedicated to providing challenging, educational experiences targeted at the education and growth of young children.

  • American Civil War Wax Museum

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    (48 miles) Gettysburg

    The American Civil War Museum brings history "back to life" Located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, our museum is an educational and inspiring experience for families or tour groups of all ages. The ...

  • Children's Museum

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    (48 miles) Bloomsburg

    Loads of interactive hands-on exhibits which bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. Over 50 interactive exhibits, presentations, live animals, and special ...

  • American Helicopter Museum and Education Center

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    (58 miles) West Chester

    The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is the nations premier aviation museum devoted exclusively to helicopters. We collect, restore and display historic aircraft and chronicle the ...

  • Delaware Museum of Natural History

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    (63 miles) Wilmington

    Kids can get up close to life-sized dinosaurs, explore beneath our oceans, experience an animal friendly African watering hole, and come face-to-face with a spectacular jaguar... just some of the ...

  • America On Wheels

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    (63 miles) Allentown

    23,000 sq ft of cars, racing vehicles, trucks, motorcycles and bicycles in a series of changing exhibits and events - great for motor loving kids!

  • Iron Hill Museum

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    (64 miles) Newark

    The Iron Hill Museum, operated by the Delaware Academy of Science, is the primary educational resource for the study of human and natural history of the Iron Hill region. Its programs, collections, ...

  • Delaware Art Museum

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    (66 miles) Wilmington

    Regularly presents major traveling exhibitions, offering the community an opportunity to become familiar with a wide variety of artists and artistic movements. The Museum also displays smaller ...

  • Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame

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    (67 miles) Baltimore

    Come discover and relive the origins of America's oldest sport! Engulf yourself in rare photographs and art, vintage equipment and uniforms, striking sculptures and trophies, cherished memorabilia ...

  • Delaware Children's Museum

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    (68 miles) Wilmington

    Includes exploration activities for every level of ability. A genuine full day's worth of delightful, entertaining and every so subtly educational play! With scientific, environmental, social and ...

  • Delaware History Museum

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    (68 miles) Wilmington

    The Delaware History Museum, located in a renovated art-deco Woolworth store, features three galleries of changing interactive exhibits on Delaware history, including displays of rare items of ...

  • Baltimore Museum of Art

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    (68 miles) Baltimore

    The Baltimore Museum of Art organizes and presents a variety of dynamic exhibitions and innovative programs throughout the year. The Museum is Maryland's largest art museum featuring more than 85,000 ...

  • Port Discovery Children's Museum

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    (70 miles) Baltimore

    Kids fun in Baltimore with this children's museum that provides experiences which ignite imagination, inspire learning, and nurture growth through play!

  • Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum and Sports Legends Museum

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    (71 miles) Baltimore

    Both the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum and Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum presents the life and times of George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Baltimore's native son who ...

  • Geppis Entertainment Museum

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    (71 miles) Baltimore City

    Located in Camden Station at Camden Yards. The museum exhibits nearly 6,000 pop culture artifacts from the past 250 years including comics, toys, dolls, games and memorabilia from every category. ...

  • USS Constellation Museum

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    (71 miles) Baltimore

    The Museum is the steward of the 1854 US Sloop-of-War Constellation. It's also the custodian of all related artifacts, materials, and histories from the Baltimore-built Frigate Constellation of ...

  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum

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    (71 miles) Baltimore

    Where America's most important, historic and comprehensive collection lives to tell the story of railroading every day. Forty acres of heritage and a world class collection await your discovery!

  • Maryland Science Center

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    (71 miles) Baltimore

    Three fun levels of interactive science fun, with exhibits covering dinosaurs, space, the human body and planet Earth. Kids just have to make sure they touch everything and have fun!

  • Baltimore Museum of Industry

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    (72 miles) Baltimore

    The BMI is a great place to learn and have fun at any age! Enjoy a guided tour including demonstrations of working industrial artifacts, or explore the digital tour's numerous audio or video tracks. ...

  • Roads and Rails Museum

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    (75 miles) Frederick

    Cars...Trucks....Trains....and lego! Yes please! Visit one of the world's LARGEST model trail attractions and it's miniature world!

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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    (75 miles) Frederick

    Interactive educational programs, exhibits, seminars and lectures provide the knowledge that Civil War medicine connects us not only to our past, but is the scientific and historical link to our ...

  • National Electronics Museum

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    (77 miles) Linthicum

    From telegraph and radio to radar and satellites, the National Electronics Museum offers visitors access to the electronic marvels that have helped to shape our country and our world.

  • Philadelphia Museum

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    (78 miles) Philadelphia

    Overlooking one of the nation's most culturally vibrant cities, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes nearly a million visitors each year, encouraging them to embark upon a walk through time that ...

  • Please Touch Museum

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    (79 miles) Philadelphia

    Fun play experiences for those under 7 years in this interactive museum, with a number of exhibit zones, and a special toddler area too!

  • National Museum of American Jewish History

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    (80 miles) Philadelphia

    Rising five stories above Independence Mall, in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Museum of American Jewish History will join Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center, the ...

  • Independence Seaport Museum

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    (81 miles) Philadelphia

    Take a seat for your choice of seafaring lesson and join us on an exciting voyage through our region's rich maritime history.

  • Gaithersburg Community Museum

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    (87 miles) Gaithersburg

    An interesting and educational museum on the cities' history, set in a beautifully resorted 1884 B&O Railroad Station complex in the lovely Gaithersburg, Maryland.

  • The Brunswick Railroad Museum

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    (88 miles) Brunswick

    On the second floor, the Museum's exhibits tell the history of Brunswick and the people who have lived here. Life-sized recreations of late Victorian rooms are the centerpiece of these exhibits. On ...

  • Everhart Museum

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    (90 miles) Scranton

    Kids can learn about natural history, science and art in this fascinating and educational museum.