Pa. RR Museum Affiliates with Smithsonian

The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania has been named a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the 11th in the state and the 215th nationwide.

pa-rr-museumThe affiliation will be celebrated in a Nov. 4 ceremony.

“Smithsonian Affiliates represent the diversity of America’s museum community,” said Harold A. Closter, director of Smithsonian affiliations. “As one of the foremost representatives of the rich heritage of railroading, the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is a vital partner in the Smithsonian’s effort to serve the public through educational outreach, artifact loans, traveling exhibitions and collaborative research.”

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