Great things to do in Harrisburg

Harrisburg is the capital city of Pennsylvania. The city offers a diverse lineup of activities that will keep you busy whether you are visiting for even a month or a weekend. Information can be found here.

Here are some of the things to do include:

 National Civil War Museum

The National Civil War Museum is one of the best places you will want to visit whenever you visit Harrisburg. It hosts a permanent collection of 24,000 items related to the American civil war from 1865-1861 and also post-war history. Hosted in a 2 story brick apartment, the museum is situated on Lincoln Circle and is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution. The place features 17 galleries and a theater that tells the whole story of the war in an objective way beginning from 1850-1876. Reasonably, the museum emphasizes the war period. See here for information about Things to do in Harrisburg.

National Fire Museum

National Fire Museum is situated on north Fourth Street and is hosted in the 1899 Victorian firehouse known as Reily Hose Company No. 10. The museum is dedicated to the state’s firefighting heritage and displays a huge collection of artifacts that include the historic equipment from the ancient years to the fire equipment utilized today. National Fire Museum’s collection comprises examples of hand-drawn fire fighting tools and also numerous pieces of vintage fire apparatuses like artifacts, images, informational displays, and many more. All these items are related to the history of fire fighting in the town.