News for Immediate
Nov. 7, 2013
The State Museum Hosts “Hidden
Treasures” Scavenger Hunt
Harrisburg - The State Museum of Pennsylvania and
the Friends of the State Museum will host a modern-day treasure hunt for
visitors to see museum pieces rarely on display from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday,
The ticketed event is held in
conjunction with Harrisburg’s “Third in the Burg,” a partnership of galleries and businesses celebrating local
artists and their work on the third Friday of each month.
year’s ‘Hidden Treasures’ event was so successful that we brought it back by
popular demand,” said Jonathan Edmunds, president of the Friends group. “The scavenger
hunt through historic galleries will feature another set of newly unveiled
items by allowing visitors to find them and learn more about Pennsylvania in
extensive collection represents Pennsylvania’s culture, arts, history,
sciences, business and agriculture. The scavenger hunt will
guide guests through the museum with special clues.
The event includes a reception with
beer, wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres and music by Back Alley Blues. Cost is
$30 per ticket or $55 per couple. To purchase tickets online, visit www.shoppaheritage.com and click on “Hidden Treasures 2”. Tickets
will be available at the door but pre-registrations are strongly
Additional information is also available
State Museum of Pennsylvania, adjacent to the State Capitol in Harrisburg, is
one of 25 historic sites and museums administered by the Pennsylvania
Historical and Museum Commission as part of the Pennsylvania Trails of
History®. The State Museum offers expansive collections interpreting
Pennsylvania’s fascinating heritage.
The Friends, composed of members of the community,
provides educational activities, services and programs for the development and
promotion of The State Museum.
Media contact: Howard Pollman, 717-705-8639