Once you visit the GoggleWorks Center for the Arts, you’ll want to go back again and again!
Month: September 2019
Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson, who said he was…
Are you a fan of the Three Stooges?? The Stoogeum is the world’s first and only museum of Three Stooges memorabilia. Containing close to 100,000 pieces of memorabilia, offers fans a chance to view a vast array of artifacts which celebrate the legacy of this legendary comedy team.
This 3 story, 10,000 square-foot building houses artifacts as early as 1918, several interactive displays, a research library and even an 85 seat theatre used for film screenings and special presentations.
The Stoogeum is also used as the headquarters for The Three Stooges Fan club with 2000 members worldwide. An annual meeting of the fan club brings together Stooges relatives,supporting actors, impersonators and fans with the Stoogeum at the hub of the event.
Once a month they have open house, check their website for dates.
Even if your not a fan of slapstick you can appreciate the history.
Nestled in the mountains of northeastern Huntingdon County, historic Greenwood Furnace State Park offers a unique recreational experience. The park is on the western edge of an area of Central Pennsylvania known as the Seven Mountains. It is an area of rugged beauty, abundant wildlife,…
Moraine State Park is an outstanding example of environmental engineering achievement, as it has been restored from prior coal mining and oil and gas drilling practices. Swimming is permitted at two sand beaches in the summer: Pleasant Valley Beach, and Lakeview Beach. Showers, changing facilities…
In 1861 Julius Sturgis had the first pretzel bakery ever to be opened. Located in historic Lititz, Pennsylvania, visitors can tour the original pretzel bakery, get a hands-on lesson in pretzel twisting, and watch the bakers twisting old-fashioned soft pretzels by hand.
During your tour, each person is given their own piece of dough and taught how to twist a pretzel.They also get to see the ovens and visit the kitchens where the pretzels are made. And when your done, everyone gets complimentary “Little Ones” hardpretzels at the end of their visit.
Kids of all ages love trying their hand at pretzel twisting.
They will accomodate groups of all sizes, over 10 please call for reservations.
Sturgis pretzels are a staple of Lancaster. Come in for yourself and see why.
The Delaware Canal is the only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath canal building era of the early and mid-19th century. Mule drawn canal boat rides and the Lock Tender’s House Visitor Center are at New Hope. A walk along the 60-mile towpath…
On May 31, 1889, a neglected dam and a phenomenal storm led to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people died. It’s a story of great tragedy, and of triumphant recovery. You’ll see exhibits, a 3-D multimedia presentation and an Academy Award-winning documentary. Tickets include admission…
This museum opened in 1997. It contains the favorite, hands-on displays like the Kids Corner Store, Bedrock Cave and the Bubble machine. Over the years they’ve added special exhibits including Air Toss and Air Sorter. For the science minded the Eriez Magnetics, originally built for industry in 1942. Then there’s the Lordton Train exhibit. The original exhibit was built in1985 for chemical trade shows.
There is something here for all ages!Come and leave your mark! Make a hand print tile for our permanent display.
In 1929, Indian Echo Caverns were opened to the public. The caverns were an immediate success until the depression era. Many rooms and crystal clear lakes can be found in the caverns.
Bring a sweatshirt or light jacket, because the caverns are a consistent and comfortable 52 degrees year round.
A 45 minute guided tour will take you through the history and geological formations.
Tip: As of this writing, there is a printable coupon on the website.