Prices and Hours | Hands-On House
Sunday, October 17th, 2021

Today's Hours

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Planning Your Visit

Current Museum Hours

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday - Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday - Friday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Special Hours

New Year's Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Ticket Prices

Children ages 2-10
Museums for All (SNAP Card Holders)
Tues/Wed/Thur after 1 p.m. (all visitors age 2 and up)
Active and Retired Military

Advance registration is strongly encouraged to help us maintain COVID-19 reduced capacity requirements.

Please click here to sign up for your visit.  Create a log-in to register for your admission timeslot. *Tip: Make sure to add each individual to the cart for your selected timeslot before submitting your reservation. Admission for members is free; payment for nonmembers will be collected at the door.

Mask use is required for all unvaccinated visitors, including children over age 3, and remains encouraged for all. Our staff and volunteers will continue to wear masks. Learn more about our COVID-19 safety measures.

Hands-on House is a member of the Museums for All program. Those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain reduced admission of $3 for up to 4 people to Hands-on House simply by presenting their EBT card. Card holder must be present with proper ID.

Hands-on House is proud to be a Blue Star Museum. offering free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer from Armed Forces Day, May 15, 2021, through Labor Day, September 6, 2021. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families,
the Department of Defense, and participating museums across America. For details, including forms of ID, click here.

For more information on what Hands-on House is doing to promote an inclusive environment, CLICK HERE.

Check out our membership options to see what works best for your family.

Special rates are available for school and community group visits, advance reservations required.

Weekday Groups 20-120 people: $6.50 per person (children and adults)

Weekend Groups 20-50 people: $7.50 per person

Playdate Groups 8-20 people – Weekdays or weekends: $9.00 per person

Please call the museum at (717) 569-5437 for more information.


Celebrate your Birthday at Hands-on House!

Leave the work to us and enjoy. Hands-on House is a great place to celebrate a birthdays for kids 2-10. Our new 2 hour Blast Party schedule provides exciting options for you and your guests.

Click here to learn more