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Coming Soon!

Phase 1 of Frankenberger Garden addition to Frankenberger Tavern

Frankenberger Garden

"A Musical Christmas" is coming November 17

Christmas Exhibit

Christmas Candlelight Tour coming December 1

Candlelight Tour 1

150th Anniversary Party For The Passenger Station

Music, Surrey Rides, Artisans, and History

Station Anniversary 1

station anniversary 2
station anniversary 3

Free Admission


November 17 - January 12, 2019: A Musical Christmas

Model trains, trolleys, buildings, and push buttons surrounded by Christmas trees and Christmas Music themed displays.

February 16 - May 18, 2019: Fabrics and Fibers and Textiles, Oh My!

Our unique and entertaining look at some items, decorative and functional, that surround us but get taken for granted in our daily lives.  Even the Wizard of Oz would be amazed.

June 20 - October 12, 2019: Honoring Our Hometown Veterans

Recruitment, Service, and Coming Home through the years, in war and peace, as experienced by the folks around us.


November 18: Volunteer Appreciation Day

2:00 - 4:00 at the Freight Station Museum
Special opening and refreshments for our volunteers, family, and invited friends at our Christmas exhibit.

November 23: Mechanicsburg Christmas Tree Lighting

5:30 - 8:00 at the Square
Follow Mrs. Clause to the Musuem
Ride the horse and carriage between the Museum and Santa on Main Street

November 30, December 1: Gingerbread House Contest

Enter our contest and show your work to our Christmas season visitors


December 1: Christmas Candlelight Tour

Eat, drink (cider and hot chocolate), and be merry on our popular night out.
Museum buildings are decorated for Christmas
Sing Christmas carols to the organ at Union Church
Have some beef vegetable soup, bread, cheese, and cider at the Frankenberger Tavern
Have hot chocolate and cookies in the 1930s atmosphere at Eckles.
Tours start every half hour from 4:00 - 7:30
Age 10 - adult $15
Age 3 - 9 $5
Reservations required
Call Mechanicsburg Musuem at (717) 697-6088 Tuesday-Friday 11:00-3:00 for reservations

December 7: Bus Trip - Christmas in Virginia

Mount Vernon and Old Alexandria flyer and form

December 8: A Visit With Mrs. Claus

Passenger Station, 12:00 - 3:00
Stories and crafts for the little ones
See our gingerbread house contestants
Visit our Christmas display in the Freight Station

February 2019: Cha Cha Chocolate

We join Mechanicsburg's delicious winter celebration with our Passenger Station.

April 2019: Marshmallow Madness

Our new Spring contest making creative displays with marshmallow peeps

April 2019: Antiques Appraisal

Our own local version Antiques Road Show
Fun to participate, and fun to watch

April 2019: Earth Day

May 2019: Mechanicsburg Wine Walk

May 3, 2019: Bus Trip to Annapolis

Info and form coming soon

12:00 Noon at The Passenger Station
non-members $5.00, members and children under 12 free

2019 Schedule Coming Soon

2:00 PM at The Passenger Station
non-members $5.00, members and children under 12 free

2019 Schedule Coming Soon

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