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Since 1953, the North Museum of Nature and Science has been Lancaster’s place to discover science, nature, and cultures–from a turtle’s webbed feet to the dirty chunks of ice that form a comet. For generations of visitors, a trip to the North has...more
It was a rainy day and this place was just what the kids needed. Live creatures and plenty of things they could touch. Great staff and some many things to discover. We had so much fun we became members. What a cool spot.
This is a three story museum. One floor has live small animals to learn about, one floor has a wide variety of taxidermy birds and geological samples. The third floor is paintings and a scavenger hunt for specific things found on various paintings can be...More
The main floor is interactive and includes live animals. There is a 'coding corner' for trying out a variety of small robots.
The lower floor is super amazing if you don't mind taxidermy. If taxidermy isn't your thing, it is super creepy.
Took our kids here and had a great day, checking things out and enjoying some hand on fun. They have great displays and nice helpful people. Sometimes they have special attractions, keep and eye on the calander!
My siblings and I have been going to the North since we were children. There was always something interesting to hold our attention. Now, many years later, the museum has recently been updated. We were happy to see some of the things we remembered from...More
This is a wonderful little museum for kids preschool through upper elementary school.
Expert tip - One of the staff members told me that they have membership reciprocity with other science museums (like the Maryland Science Center) so you might want to check into that...More