Experience the Life of a Millionaire

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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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Taber Logo 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.

Spotlight by Olyn LeRoy from the Noun ProjectSpotlight by Olyn LeRoy from the Noun Project In the SPOTLIGHT!

Bottles & Brews
Reverend Chuck and Mrs. Donna Johnson

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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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Little Known Taber Treasurers

As the calendar moves firmly into October, here is a selection of fall-themed items from our collection.
As our Bottles & Brews fundraiser approaches, the time seems appropriate to present some advertising materials from the Flock Brewery. What is NOT necessarily appropriate is the nature of one of the advertisements.
We recently received a schoolyard hand bell, classroom bell, and blackboard pointer from members of the Haag Family, in honor of their mother, Betty L. McMichael Haag.

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Apr 25, 2023, 10:53 AM
The Taber Museum is playing host to a most unusual visitor- an exotic ‘Voodoo Lily’. Some may have heard about it; some may have seen pictures of it; but you will definitely remember its fragrance once you smell it, as it…
Apr 24, 2023, 8:27 AM
The 2023 Lycoming County Historical Society Annual Meeting was held at the Taber Museum on April 23, 2023.
Apr 24, 2023, 8:27 AM
​Nicolas E. Manning was named 2023 Student Historian, at the annual meeting of the Lycoming County Historical Society.
Apr 23, 2023, 8:27 AM
Bruce Rogers was recognized as 2023 Taber Museum Volunteer of the Year, at the annual meeting of the Lycoming County Historical Society.
Apr 17, 2023, 10:52 PM
In cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce, the Taber Museum hosted local business leaders at an evening PM Exchange.

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Journal of the LCHS - 2023

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