Experience Cumberland County History

The Museum

Address

21 N. Pitt Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Hours

Tues – Fri: 10 AM – 4 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM
Sun – Mon: Closed

Admission

Free

Count on spending at least half a day to explore the entirety of our permanent galleries or spend some time in our focused galleries including the Carlisle Indian School, folk art (including Wilhelm Schimmel), and more. Tours are self-guided and photographs are allowed!

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Group Tours

Group tours are available by reaching out to our Curator Rachel Knapp at rknapp@historicalsociety.com.

History on High – The Shop

Address

33 W. High Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Hours

Tues – Fri: 10 AM – 4 PM
Sat: 10 AM – 2 PM
Sun – Mon: Closed

Admission

Free

In the heart of downtown Carlisle’s historic district. The Shop highlights the fine artistry and craftsmanship of county artists, including paintings, fine jewelry, textiles, pottery, metalwork, wood carvings, clothing, and food items.

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Library & Archives

Address

21 N. Pitt Street
Carlisle, PA 17013

Hours

Open year round by appointment.

Reserve a time to visit the Cumberland County Historical Society’s Library & Archive.

Non-CCHS members will need to pay a $5.00 per person fee to use the Archives and Library, but patrons can also sign up for a membership here.

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