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Thomas T. Taber Museum

Closed Now: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Great museum with lots of local history on display.

First floor is filled with local artifacts. Basement contains one of the best model train displays... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Local History Museum

Great museum along Millionaire's Row (W.4th St.) in Williamsport. Everything from Indian artifacts... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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The Thomas T. Taber Museum of the Lycoming County Historical Society chronicles the history of our region from American Indian occupation through 20th century industry and life. Exhibits include an American Indian gallery, a Fine and Decorative Arts...more
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858 W 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701-5824
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Reviewed 5 days ago

First floor is filled with local artifacts. Basement contains one of the best model train displays to be found ( Shemp Collection) as well as additional displays. The staff is very helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nickwlpt
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great museum along Millionaire's Row (W.4th St.) in Williamsport. Everything from Indian artifacts, artwork, antique long rifles, local wildlife, geology, history of logging industry, Model T in Lobby to replicas of grain mill, metalwork shop & general store. Also in lower level, quite an impressive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leewilliams12018
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This museum far exceed my expectations. First it’s much larger than it appears. Second it’s very well done. The displays are informative and enjoyable to view. There is a broad range of topics cover. From Indians to train and everything in Between. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cog62
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Great collection of artifacts! They've got super descriptions and well explained history of the area. Quite model train collection

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Terry98027
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the museum. I stayed about an hour and a half. I could have stayed longer, but I was only in town for the day. The lady at the desk was very helpful. If you're in Williamsport I recommend that you stop by!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 813stevenb
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This museum doesn't look like much on the outside, but it really possesses a wealth of local history and character. Interesting exhibits on the history of the Williamsport area, with great photos and artifacts. Be sure to head down to the basement to see the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018

I highly recommend the Taber Museum. The size of the building is deceiving -- while it looks small from the outside, the building is much larger than what it appears, and it is packed with excellent, interesting displays. We were impressed with the wide variety...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We decided to go see the annual train show this year. It was wonderful their was plenty to explore they have a variety of hands on display trains for young children and plenty to explore its a nice thing yo do with the grandkids and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We didn't expect this museum to be what it is, it is fantastic ! Much larger than it looks from the outside, and the breadth of exhibits is incredible. We were there for 2 hours and could have stayed longer. This is definitely a "don't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Happytraveler87
Reviewed 27 June 2018

I am so glad we were able to see this museum. It is so well laid out and the displays are wonderful. They have several exhibits that the children can partake in, such as archeology and guess the animal tracks etc. There is a wonderful...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from souperbev | Reviewed this property |
give yourself at least 2 hours. there is a lot to see.