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

Christmas Concert
Holiday Exhibit
German star workshops

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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Dec 4, 2023, 9:37 PM
"The Star" is this year's Taber Museum Holiday Exhibit. The opening was celebrated with an ornament sale on the weekend of December 1.
Nov 20, 2023, 9:37 PM
Taber Museum participates in annual Victorian Christmas and Will Huffman Train Expo Events.
Oct 21, 2023, 9:37 PM
Robert E. Lee, III, was the guest speaker at an October 2023 Society Program, speaking on his experiences of digging privy pits and the interesting finds he has found.
Oct 1, 2023, 9:37 PM
A garden party held at the home of Marc & Paula Rosenthal on September 23, 2023, provided needed funding to the Taber Museum.
Sep 30, 2023, 9:37 PM
A September 17, 2023, talk by former Trimtex President Bill Henderson brought to life the history of a business that once employed hundreds in Williamsport.

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Stearns Bell Ornament

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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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Classic Animal Poetry for Kids

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Little Red Riding Hood Retold and Illustrated by Joan Gallup Grimord

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