York County History Center

York County History Center


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General Information
Description of ServiceMission: The York County History Center is an educational institution that uses its collections, historic sites, and documentary resources to inspire people to explore the history and culture of York County Pennsylvania.

The purpose is to collect, preserve, and interpret objects, material and property concerning the history of York County. Programs offered to the public.
Genealogy and local history. Volunteer positions in education, curatorial, library, administration and special events.
Agricultural & Industrial Museum - 217 West Princess Street, York, 17401
Bonham House - 152 East Market Street, York, 17403
Colonial Court House - 201 West Market Street, York, 17401
Fire Museum - 757 West Market Street, York, 17404
Gates House, Plough Tavern & Bobb House Restorations - 157 West Market Street, 17401
Historical Society of York County, Museum & Library - 250 East Market Street, York, 17403
York murals - various sites throughout the city
LocationYork
Geographical AreaYork, York City, Central York School District, Christian School of York, Dallastown Area School District, Dover Area School District, Eastern York School District, Hanover Public School District, Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12, Northern York County School District, Northeastern School District, Red Lion Area School District, Shrewsbury Christian Academy, South Eastern School District, South Western School District, Southern York County School District, Spring Grove Area School District, West Shore School District, West York Area School District, York City School District, York Catholic, York Country Day School, York County School of Technology, York Suburban School District
Public TransportationLocal RabbitTransit transfer station is centrally located to most sites. For more info, www.rabbittransit.org
Facility/ADA AccessPlease, call individual sites for clarification
 
Client Information
Age GroupAll Ages
GenderEither
Grievance ProcessLibrary: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Most Museum Sites are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFixed fee amount
Fee AmountsPlease, see this link for fees, www.yorkhistorycenter.org/york-pa-museums/museum-hours-rates
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Library: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Most Museum Sites are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Contact Information
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Contact's Name Robin Robinson
Contact's Position Administrative Assistant
Contact's Phone 717-848-1587 extn: 213
Contact's Email rrobinson@yorkhistorycenter.org
Physical Site Address 1 See Service Description Area
Physical Site Address 2 Please, see Service Description for Site Addresses
Mailing Address 1 250 East Market Street
Mailing City, State, Zip York, PA 17403
Main Phone 717-848-1587
Fax 717-812-1204
Service Location Email Mhady@yorkhistorycenter.org
Web Address www.yorkhistorycenter.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: York County History Center
Affiliated Program: York County History Center
This Service: York County History Center
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Agricultural Museums (TA-5500.0300)
Arts and Culture Volunteer Opportunities (PX-0700)
Cultural Heritage Programs (TA-1550)
Cultural Museums (TA-5500.3000-150)
Historical Markers (TA-2800.4000)
Historic Preservation (TA-2800)
History Museums (TA-5500.3000)
Local/Regional History Museums (TA-5500.3000-450)
Museums (TA-5500)