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Agricultural and Industrial Museum
There’s no better place to witness south central Pennsylvania’s 300 years of transportation, agriculture and manufacturing history than the Agricultural and Industrial Museum in York.
Located inside a former factory building, two floors of exhibits encourage active “hands-on” participation by visitors. Step inside a 1916 trolley car and imagine it moving. Take a seat in a train switcher from 1940 or make an old-fashioned phone call, using a rotary dialer to move the phone numbers (and watch them spin!) while the line is answered by an operator of on a cord board.
Among other exhibits include pottery and casket manufacturing and wallpaper making. Learn about the Hall of Giants and witness a 72-ton, A-frame compressor, which used ammonia to produce ice during the 1900s.
Featured gallery exhibits include the local industrial, agricultural, transportation, The York Plan and the Hall of Giants.
The Agricultural and Industrial Museum is located at 217 W. Princess Street in York.