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Summer 2017

Summer hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9am-4pm.

CLOSED August 14 - 25.

Summer Field Trips for Children

Total Eclipse of the Sun: a FREE eclipse viewing party!

Join us for a FREE community viewing of the upcoming solar eclipse!

Monday, August 21, 12:30-4:30pm in the Wagner's yard.

Please note that our museum will NOT be open during this event.

Enter the yard on 17th Street.


Our National Historic Landmark building opened on May 11, 1865.

Learn about the history of our building when you visit with our

first scavenger hunt for adults.


Science on Tap - a monthly science café that features a brief, informal presentation by a scientist or other expert followed by lively conversation. Held at National Mechanics Bar and Restaurant.

Wagner Free Poetry - a project developed by poet CAConrad and the Wagner.