Learning In Motion

Education Programs at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

All Aboard! Learn about Pennsylvania’s railroad heritage through the use of hands-on activities, primary sources, vintage vehicles, and artifacts from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania’s world-class collection.

We are more than just a history museum. Our education programs satisfy specific academic standards in history, math, science, language arts, geography, economics, and the arts.

STEAM On The Rails

May 19, 2022


To schedule a program, please contact:
Juliette O’Connor, Museum Educator, (717) 687-8628, ext 3025, or by email here.

When You Call or Email:
· Preferred date of your visit, as well as 2 to 3 alternate dates.
· Number of students and chaperones.
· Age or grade level and any special needs or sensitivities of students.
· Time of arrival.
· Length of time allowed for your visit.
· Program(s) of choice.
· Lunch plans.
· Do you have reservations to ride on the Strasburg Rail Road? Have you scheduled visits with other area attractions? If so, please let us know when you must depart the Museum.

· Prices in this guide are subject to change.
· A minimum of 10 paying visitors is required to qualify for group discounts. (Groups may be combined.)
· Museum membership and other discounts, including library passes, do not apply to group education programs.
· We require at least one adult chaperone for every ten students at all times.
· Every effort is made to adhere to the schedule, so please arrive on time. If your group is more than 30 minutes late, we reserve the right to cancel the program, offering a self-guided option instead.
· Leave enough time for restroom breaks, as well as visits to the Whistle Stop Shop, our museum store.
· Reservations cannot be made on days when the Museum is closed. See “Hours of Operation” for details.