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Museum open house

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Save the date for our 2020 Holiday Open House:

The Oakes Museum of Natural History
Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 5, 2020

10 am - 5 pm

Join us at The Oakes Museum of Natural History for our Holiday Open House! 

  • Winter craft for children
  • Story time each hour
  • Winter photo booth
  • 20% off all items in the museum gift shop,
  • Drawings for prizes
  • Delicious holiday cookies

Admission is free, so invite a friend.

You do not need to RSVP for this event.  Please contact the museum office at (717) 691-6082 or email us at if you have any questions.