We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
What a shame!

A couple of us stopped by the other day to check on this important relic of nursing history. We... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2014
PSUForever1
,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Museum No Longer Open

This lovely monument to Dorothea Dix had fallen into disrepair and seems to be in the process of... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2011
ATiredReader
,
Harrisburg, PA
Read all 3 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible67%
Jan 23, 2018
“This is sad!”
Jul 23, 2014
“What a shame!”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
38°
24°
Dec
32°
19°
Jan
37°
21°
Feb
Contact
Cameron Street, McClay Street, Harrisburg, PA
Website
+1 717-772-7561
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Harrisburg
from $29.99
More Info
Reviews (3)
Filter reviews
3 results
Traveler rating
1
0
0
0
2
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1
0
0
0
2
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I understand why it is being shut down due to its condition but it’s so sad! I did NHD on hthis topic and we made it to regionals I hope this re opens!

Thank ARIN L
Reviewed July 23, 2014

A couple of us stopped by the other day to check on this important relic of nursing history. We were appalled to find out that the museum is stripped! And there is no information as to where the contents of this museum are. Dorothea Dix...More

6  Thank PSUForever1
Reviewed September 13, 2011

This lovely monument to Dorothea Dix had fallen into disrepair and seems to be in the process of being fixed. However, it's been in this shape for several months, and there's no indication that progress is being made. There is nothing to see here. This...More

9  Thank ATiredReader
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 nearby hotels
Candlewood Suites Harrisburg Hershey
183 reviews
.94 miles away
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Harrisburg Hershey
304 reviews
1.05 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East
927 reviews
1.38 miles away
Homewood Suites Harrisburg East-Hershey Area
982 reviews
1.47 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 591 nearby restaurants
Naples Pizza
7 reviews
.55 miles away
Panda Chinese Kitchen
5 reviews
.43 miles away
Kondu
8 reviews
.95 miles away
Taj Palace Indian Cuisine
12 reviews
.95 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 82 nearby attractions
West Shore Movie Theater
43 reviews
1.56 miles away
Pete's Cafe
8 reviews
1.51 miles away
National Civil War Museum
976 reviews
2.24 miles away
City Island
283 reviews
2.51 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dorothea Dix Library and Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines