Your History Starts Here

Events

Your History Starts Here! Watch this space for information about upcoming events including intriguing educational programs, fun and funky fundraising events, and interactive activities for the family. Our programs and events are also listed on york365.com, fueled by the Cultural Alliance of York County.

Perspectives on York, 1969-2019

Perspectives on York, 1969-2019

First Friday

First Friday

Friends of the History Center Fall Brunch

Friends of the History Center Fall Brunch

October 6

The York Plan Story Map

The York Plan Story Map

Distinguished Speaker Series:  H.W. Brands

Distinguished Speaker Series: H.W. Brands

November 7

York Murals Story Map

York Murals Story Map

Starting October 3, 2019 through March 26, 2020 all Sites will open at 12:00 noon on Thursdays

Starting October 3, 2019 through March 26, 2020 all Sites will open at 12:00 noon on Thursdays

Thursdays October 4, 2019 through March 26, 2020

Shop our online Gift Shop & Book Store

Shop our online Gift Shop & Book Store

Museum Day~Free Admission

Museum Day~Free Admission

September 21

45th Annual Oyster Festival

45th Annual Oyster Festival

October 20

Library

Discover

The York County History Center’s Library & Archives houses an extensive and varied collection covering both local and national history, including genealogy, cultural arts, historic sites and military history. Whether you are researching your family tree, or have a passion for history, you’re bound to make a discovery at the Library & Archives.

Museum

Experience

Tour the museums of the York County History Center. The York County History Center provides unique experiences through multiple historic buildings and museums in York, PA. Whether you are visiting one or all of the museums, we’re sure you’ll discover something new and exciting.