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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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!

Changing Attitudes toward Death
quilt study

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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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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What's Happening at the Taber Museum!

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Aug 18, 2023, 9:37 PM
Huge crowd enjoys a night of food, beer, wine and exotic drinks at Bottles & Brews X, all to support the Taber Museum.
Aug 14, 2023, 9:37 PM
On Friday evening, August 4, the Taber Museum hosted a reception to highlight the 2023 summer wildlife exhibit, “In the Wilds of Pennsylvania and Beyond.” Clyde Peeling of Reptiland, was the guest speaker.
Aug 8, 2023, 9:37 PM
The Taber Museum has recently released its Annual Collectors’ Baseball Pin which features a depiction of the L.L. Stearns Department Store papier-mache bell.
Aug 4, 2023, 9:37 PM
2023 History Day Camp Explored the culture and events of the '50s, '60s & '70s
Jun 27, 2023, 8:27 AM
The Dr. June E. Baskin Art Camp was held at the Thomas T. Taber Museum during the week of June 19th to 23rd. The camp theme was ‘Arf! Roar! Tweet!—Animals, Animals, Animals.’

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2023 Taber Museum Baseball Pin

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The Pennsylvania Wilds and the Civil War

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Necessary Rules for Children in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

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Pet Poems for Kids

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Classic Animal Poetry for Kids

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