Group & School Visits | Hands-On House
Group Visits

Group Visits

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Hands-on House is a fun and educational place to bring your class or group!

Groups 15-120 people: $7.50 per person weekdays and $9.00 per person weekends (children and adults)

  • Group visits are limited to 90 minutes indoors
  • Groups over 50 people are encouraged to schedule visits on Thursdays.
    Ask about our after-hours options.
  • Reservations for groups are required at least one week in advance.
  • One chaperone (age 16 or older) for every 4-5 children is strongly recommended.
  • Hands-on House has limited outdoor group picnic facilities for bag lunches.
  • Clubhouse activities are not included with group visits.
    Outdoor play area is included. Areas may be limited during Summer Camp sessions.
  • Groups are welcome to make purchases from our Gift Shop where we have snacks, water, juice, STEM and art products as well as assorted toys.
  • Reservations are now being taken online. If the day you are requesting is not available, please call the museum at 717-569-5437 and we will verify the size of the other group to see if we can accommodate yours.
  • Hands-on House meets PA Common Core and Academic Standards. Take a look at our OUTREACH programs to have Hands-on House come to your organization.

COVID-19 protocols may change from when you book your visit to when you come in. Please check our website for current protocols within 7 days of your visit.


We're hiring!

Our Outreach to schools' program is growing! We're looking to add an enthusiastic educator to the team. Some responsibilities for this role include setting up learning stations, leading class presentations, and guiding student inquiry and discovery. Reach out or share with friends!

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