Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Inspired. Uncovered. Honored.

Permanent Exhibition

The Untold Institutional History of the Pennsylvania Senate

This exhibition honors the memory of Senate Members and Senate Librarians who also served our nation during wartime.

This exhibition explores the caretakers of Senate past: Senate Librarians. These laudable figures not only shaped the organizational structure of the Senate Library, but also influenced its current collection.

More Resources

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What our guests are saying


“Totally agree with President Roosevelt. It is truly the handsomest building ever built.”

Visitor from Spring Valley, NY
August 2020

“Evelyn was very helpful, friendly, and welcoming!”

Visitor from Broadway, VA
August 2020

“An honor to witness the rich history of PA”

Visitor from India
February 2020

“Thanks for all your work preserving the history”

Visitor from Philadelphia, PA
December 2019

“Informative & interesting”

Visitor from Phoenix, AZ
November 2019

“We Rembember - interesting & informative display-appreciate the exhibit!”

Visitor from Manchester, PA
July 2019

“Great to see a working Senate Library!”

Visitor from Arcata, CA
July 2019

“Thanks a lot for the visit and the local tips!”

Visitor in July 2019

“Very attentive personnel. Love this place”

Visitor from Baltimore, MD
July 2019

“It's very amazing. Thank you for everything.”

Visitor from Berlin, Germany
June 2019

“Beautiful! Amazing & proud to be from PA. Everyone is very welcoming here! :)”

Visitor from Pittsburgh, PA
June 2019

“Very important exhibit and beautifully done. Thank you!”

Visitor in June 2019

“Love [the] history & books”

Visitor in May 2019

“So glad you've done this exhibit”

Visitor in April 2019

“Saw this exhibit in the 'Burg [magazine]. Very nice”

Visitor in April 2019

“AWESOME!”

Visitor from Galesburg, MI
April 2019

“Great work!”

Visitor in December 2018

“Thank you for your help!! I owe you a few cheesecakes”

Visitor from Philadelphia, PA
October 2018

“Excellent displays”

Visitor in October 2018

“Wonderful - much appreciated for your time and knowledge”

Visitor from Bryn Mawr, PA
October 2018

“Friendly Librarian! Beautiful Library!”

Visitor from St. Anthony, MN
October 2018