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Pennsylvania Military Museum


address  51 Boal Ave.
 Boalsburg, PA  16827
phone (814) 466-6263
www.pamilmuseum.org

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Exploring the Armor at Pennsylvania Military Museum

Education, History/Science, Tour, Military, Vehicle
Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre at 2:00p.m. Seating is limited and Reservations Are Required. The tour typically lasts two hours. Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership). Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com to reserve your spot today!
Pennsylvania;Military;Museum;Armor;Tour;History;Tanks
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership)
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 6/2/18 at 2pm-4:30pm 

Central PA Civil War Round Table Meeting

Community Event
Dr. Gary Gallagher will speak on "A Civil War Watershed? Assessing the MIitary, Political, and Social Impact of Antietam."
Civil War
Event Info: (814) 861-0770
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 • Tue 5/1/18 at 7pm-8:30pm 

Battery B Drill & Recruitment Drive

Living History
The Civil War re-enactment group of the 3rd Pennsylvania Volunteers encamp on the grounds demonstrating the loading and firing of artillery pieces during their annual safety training and recruitment drive. Interested persons of all ages are invited to enlist.
History;Re-Enactment;Education;Artillery;Civil War;
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Regular Admission Rates Apply
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 5/5/18 at 10am-4pm 

A Celebration of Service: Honoring Pennsylvania Veterans

History/Science
This is a U.S. Army reunion and memorial service sponsored by the Pennsylvania National Guard commemorating the Pennsylvanian Citizen Soldier; military band concert, and equipment displays.
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sun 5/20/18 at 12:30pm-3pm 

World War II Revisited: Living History Bivouac

Education
Axis and Allied living historians encamp on the grounds portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45. A short history of the war begins at 12:45 p.m. Immediately followed by a tactical demonstration against German opposition. Bivouac open to the public 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. with Musical entertainment at 2:30 on both days. Donation requested.
WWII;Military;Museum;History;World;War;Bivouac
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Donation Requested
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 5/26/18 - Sun 5/27/18 at 10am-4pm 

Allegheny Mountain Region A.A.C.A. Car Show

Auto Show
Regional Antique Automobile Club of America Chapter’s annual summer season kickoff event featuring many pre-war through modern classics on display throughout the grounds of the 28th Division Shrine Complex/PA Military Museum; $5 for on-site parking. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania;Military;Museum;History;Car;Show;AACA;Automobile
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: $5 for On Site Parking
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Mon 5/28/18 at 9am-4pm 

Lecture/Movie: "The Bear that Inspired Winnie the Pooh"

Film, Animals, Education
Adopted by a Canadian Regimental Veterinarian before being shipped to England for service in World War One, this presentation and movie tells the story of the real bear at the London Zoo that inspired the author A.A. Milne. Donations encouraged for admission. 1:30 p.m.
Educational;Winnie the Pooh;Bear;Zoo;Military;Veterinarian
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Donations encouraged for admission.
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 6/9/18 at 1:30pm 

Flag Day Celebration

Holiday, Community Event, History/Science, Museum
The State College Elks and local veteran’s organizations host a joint Flag Day and flag retirement ceremony on the grounds of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine. 6:00 p.m. 28th Division Shrine parade grounds.
Flag;Military;28th Division;Retirement;Flag Day;Flag Retirement;
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Thu 6/14/18 at 6pm 

Buzz Cut Saturday

For the Family
Commemorate the beginning of summer with a traditional boot camp haircut. Donation accepted or free with admission. 10 to 3 p.m.
Haircut;Free;Boot Camp;Millitary;
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Donation Accepted or Free with Admission
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 6/16/18 at 10am-3pm 

Boot Camp Prep Class

Children, Education
Group instruction in close order drill, military etiquette and history of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine designed as an educational adjunct for those enrolling in the AUGUST Boot Camp for Kids. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch provided. $25 per person. Reservations required. Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com
Boot Camp;Museum;Military;Educational;Kids
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: $25- Reservations Required
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 6/23/18 at 10am-3pm 

Kids Day: Dress Up and Discover!

Education, History/Science, Children, Family/Child
Kids of all ages get to wear combat gear and helmets from the museum education collection. Pose for pictures behind the wheel of an authentic Jeep! Regular Admission Rates Apply; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Pennsylvania;Military;Museum;History;Kids;Dress
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Regular Admission Rates Apply
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Wed 7/4/18 at 10am-3pm 
 • Sat 11/17/18 at 10am-3pm 

People's Choice Festival of Pennsylvania Arts

Art Show, Fair/Festival, For the Family, Food/Tasting
Annual arts and crafts festival features the best of Central Pennsylvania’s artisans with food, fun and family entertainment in a park-like setting. Visit www.peopleschoicefestival.com for more information. $5.00 for onsite parking.
• Kid Friendly
arts;festival;artisan;crafts;food;family;
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: $5 for onsite parking
Event Website: www.peopleschoicefestival.com
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 • Thu 7/12/18 - Sun 7/15/18 at 10am-5pm 

Vietnam Revisited Living History Combat Bivouac

Living History
Living historians bivouac (encampment) on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum portraying the combat soldier of the Vietnam era in Southeast Asia. Daily programs include accompanying squads on Recon Patrols and a tactical patrol ambush demonstration at 1:30 p.m. Bivouac opens at 10 a.m.
tanks;armor tours;military;tours;
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 7/21/18 - Sun 7/22/18 at 10am-5pm 

Boot Camp for Kids

Children, Education
A summer day camp of military instruction designed for children ages 08 to 13. Participants are assigned to platoons attending to three training stations staffed by prior service soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. A t-shirt, boonie hat and lunch of Meals-Ready-to-Eat are provided. Pre-registration and program fee of $40 required. Registration deadline JULY 19, 2018. Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.
Boot Camp;Children;Educational;Training;Military;Instruction
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Ages: Children Ages 8-13
Price: Pre-Registration and Program Fee Required- $40
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 8/4/18 at 8am-5pm 

Then and Now Living History Encampment/Bivouac

Living History
Visit this Living History Time Line of Uniforms and Equipment from the 18th through 21st centuries on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. Battle dress uniform show and weapons demonstrations begin at 1:00 p.m. each day. 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
Living History;History;Bivouac;Military
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Free
Free
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sat 9/8/18 - Sun 9/9/18 at 10am-4pm 

Exploring the Armor

Tour, History/Science
Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m. The tour typically lasts two hours Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership) Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.
Tanks;Armor;Military;History;Museum;
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership)
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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 • Sun 9/23/18 at 2pm-4pm 

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Tribute

History/Science, Education
Seventy-seven years ago on December 7th, the US 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.12:45 p.m. There will also be guided tours and light refreshments.
Pearl Harbor;Military;USS Pennsylvania;History;Museum;
Event Info: (814) 466-6263
Price: Regular Admission Rates Apply
Event Website: https://www.pamilmuseum.org/
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Schedule
 • Fri 12/7/18 at 12:45pm