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Oakes museum floor plan
Oakes museum floor plan

Museum Store  

Looking for unique gifts or educational items that will enhance your museum experience after your visit? Our store is stocked with quality books, puppets, geological specimens, and souvenirs for all ages.


Volunteers are available throughout the museum to answer questions or offer assistance. Restrooms and elevators are located outside the museum on each level. A staff member at the Welcome Desk can help you with any further questions. 

For more information about our interactive tours, the museum collection, field trips, scout programs, special events or Curator Club program, visit our website here or contact the Museum Office (Monday–Friday) at 717-691-6082.

Jerry Bierbower
Ruth Bierbower
Robert Decker
Nicholas Evanoff, Jr.
Phyllis Goodling
Leonard Hinckley
William Hollinger
C. Ted Lick
Michael Marchiori
James Martin
Isabel Masland
Richard Neff
Galen Oakes
Leon Rutt
Dale and Catherine Singer
Barton Snyder
Robert and Darlene Stansfield
Paul and Elaine Wengert
Leslie Witmer
Pearl Wolgemuth 

Jeff Erikson, Curator of Aquatic Entomology
David Pettegrew, Curator of Archaeology 
David Foster, Curator of Botany
Ed Charles, Curator of Geology
Erik Lindquist, Curator of Herpetology and Curator of Ornithology
Gary Emberger, Curator of Mycology

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