Happy Holidays from the Pennsylvania Military Museum!

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Happy Holidays to all of our visitors, members, and supporters of the Pennsylvania Military Museum!  In addition to our normal winter operation schedule, the Museum will be closed to the public on Christmas Eve (December 24), Christmas Day (December 25), New Year's Eve (December 31) and New Year's Day (January 1).

If you are still in need of last-minute gifts, consider gifting a yearly museum membership!  Online membership application forms are available on our website. For those who prefer traditional mail, we also have a printable form.  Give the gift of free admission and discounted special events to friends and family this season!

As always, thank you for your support, and have a fantastic holiday!

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 12/14/18

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BOB HOPE’S 1967 CHRISTMAS TOUR

From World War II through the Gulf War, “The One-Man Morale Machine,” Bob Hope, brought a slice of Americana to deployed service personnel, especially during the Holidays. By 1967, nearly half a million Americans were stationed in Southeast Asia countering the Communist threat. We were winning! Join us for a review of this year in history and a viewing of the ’67 tour featuring special guests Raquel Welch, actress/singer Elaine Dunn, and Miss World Madeleine Bel.

DATE/TIME:  Sunday DECEMBER 16, 2018  1:30 p.m.

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SAVE THE DATE: CHARTER DAY WEEKEND 2019

Free admission Saturday & Sunday to commemorate the founding of Penn’s Woods in 1681. Guided tours and hands-on history stations will entertain and amaze as you discover the lesser-known stories of the past. Check out the gift shop and 2019 calendar of events brochure.

DATE/TIME:  Saturday MARCH 9, 2019 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Sunday MARCH 10 2019 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 12/7/18

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PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY TRIBUTE

77 years ago on December 7th, the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Hawaii was attacked by aircraft from the Imperial Japanese Navy.  America was at war.  The tribute is held beneath the guns of the battleship USS Pennsylvania, which was a witness to that attack. There will also be a screening of the documentary “World War II: Crusade in the Pacific”, as well as guided tours and light refreshments. 

DATE/TIME:  Friday DECEMBER 7, 2018  12:45 p.m.

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BOB HOPE’S 1967 CHRISTMAS TOUR

From World War II through the Gulf War, “The One-Man Morale Machine,” Bob Hope, brought a slice of Americana to deployed service personnel, especially during the Holidays. By 1967, nearly half a million Americans were stationed in Southeast Asia countering the Communist threat. We were winning! Join us for a review of this year in history and a viewing of the ’67 tour featuring special guests Raquel Welch, actress/singer Elaine Dunn, and Miss World Madeleine Bel.

DATE/TIME:  Sunday DECEMBER 16, 2018  1:30 p.m.

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TOYS FOR TOTS MUSEUM DROP-OFF

Sponsored by the Nittany Leathernecks. Drop off your toy donations for Toys for Tots during our open hours, and stop by the Museum Store for some holiday shopping!

EVENTS AT THE MUSEUM 11/30/18

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PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY TRIBUTE

77 years ago on December 7th, the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Hawaii was attacked by aircraft from the Imperial Japanese Navy.  America was at war.  The tribute is held beneath the guns of the battleship USS Pennsylvania, which was a witness to that attack. There will also be a screening of the documentary “World War II: Crusade in the Pacific”, as well as guided tours and light refreshments. 

DATE/TIME:  Friday DECEMBER 7, 2018  12:45 p.m.

Bob_Hope_show_on_USS_Ticonderoga_(CVA-14)_off_Vietnam_in_December_1965.jpg

BOB HOPE’S 1967 CHRISTMAS TOUR

From World War II through the Gulf War, “The One-Man Morale Machine,” Bob Hope, brought a slice of Americana to deployed service personnel, especially during the Holidays. By 1967, nearly half a million Americans were stationed in Southeast Asia countering the Communist threat. We were winning! Join us for a review of this year in history and a viewing of the ’67 tour featuring special guests Raquel Welch, actress/singer Elaine Dunn, and Miss World Madeleine Bel.

DATE/TIME:  Sunday DECEMBER 16, 2018  1:30 p.m.

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TOYS FOR TOTS MUSEUM DROP-OFF

Sponsored by the Nittany Leathernecks. Drop off your toy donations for Toys for Tots during our open hours, and stop by the Museum Store for some holiday shopping!