Experience the Life of a Millionaire

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Visit the Shempp Model Train Exhibit.

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Learn About Local Military History

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Lumbering's Impact on the Region

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Explore the Rich History of the Region

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Welcome to the Taber Museum . . . where Lycoming County history comes alive!

The museum chronicles the history of north central Pennsylvania, from American Indian occupation through 21st century industry and life. Exhibits include an American Indian gallery, a Fine and Decorative Arts gallery, the Shempp Model Train exhibit with over 300 toy trains, period rooms depicting life from the 1700s through the 1900s, and much more. Highlights.

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Plan Your Visit


858 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701


Tue - Fri:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun (May 1 to Oct. 31): 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Monday


Adults: $9.50
Seniors (ages 65+): $7.50
Children (ages 3-12): $6.00
Families: $25.00 (Up to 2 adults + children ages 3-12)
Blue Star Museum,
AAA & Military discounts are available. NARM & Time Travelers members.

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What's Happening at the Taber Museum!

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Jun 30, 2024, 9:37 PM
Fifty museum goers traveled with the Taber Museum to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City on June 14th.
Jun 29, 2024, 9:37 PM
The Taber Museum hosted Shannon Jones at its Society Program on June 16, 2024. In 2019, she released her book on Susquehanna Lore, about the folklore and history of the Susquehanna River and Valley.
Jun 28, 2024, 9:37 PM
The Taber Museum hosted baseball historian Lou Hunsinger, Jr. at its June Coffee Hour, who spoke on the topic of ‘The Negro Leagues: Respect & Recognition’.
Jun 9, 2024, 9:37 PM
The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission unveiled a state historical marker in Way's Garden honoring artist Frances Tipton Hunter. Museum Director Gary Parks spoke at the event.
May 27, 2024, 9:37 PM
The Taber Museum recently acquired a rare triptych view of the Susquehanna River by J. Wesley Little and Long Lasting Happiness by Lynn Kibbe with funds from the Charlie Paris estate.

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Lost Service Stations in Central Pennsylvania

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Bethlehem Steel

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Wood Hicks and Bark Peelers

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Lumbering Pennsylvania Volume 1: Works by Thomas T. Taber III

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2024 Taber Museum Baseball Pin

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