We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dorothea Dix Library and Museum

Cameron Street, McClay Street, Harrisburg, PA
+1 717-772-7561
Website
Save
Review Highlights
This is sad!

I understand why it is being shut down due to its condition but it’s so sad! I did NHD on hthis... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
ARIN L
What a shame!

A couple of us stopped by the other day to check on this important relic of nursing history. We... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2014
PSUForever1
,
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Read all 3 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible67%
Jan 23, 2018
“This is sad!”
Jul 23, 2014
“What a shame!”
LOCATION
Cameron Street, McClay Street, Harrisburg, PA
CONTACT
Website
+1 717-772-7561
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Harrisburg
Write a ReviewReviews (3)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I understand why it is being shut down due to its condition but it’s so sad! I did NHD on hthis topic and we made it to regionals I hope this re opens!

Thank ARIN L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 24, 2014

A couple of us stopped by the other day to check on this important relic of nursing history. We were appalled to find out that the museum is stripped! And there is no information as to where the contents of this museum are. Dorothea Dix...More

6  Thank PSUForever1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed September 14, 2011

This lovely monument to Dorothea Dix had fallen into disrepair and seems to be in the process of being fixed. However, it's been in this shape for several months, and there's no indication that progress is being made. There is nothing to see here. This...More

9  Thank ATiredReader
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 52 hotels in Harrisburg
Candlewood Suites Harrisburg Hershey
174 reviews
1.52 km away
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Harrisburg Hershey
275 reviews
1.70 km away
Hilton Garden Inn Harrisburg East
847 reviews
2.22 km away
Homewood Suites Harrisburg East-Hershey Area
913 reviews
2.37 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Naples Pizza
6 reviews
.89 km away
Panda Chinese Kitchen
5 reviews
.69 km away
Taj Palace Indian Cuisine
12 reviews
1.53 km away
Benihana
40 reviews
1.57 km away
Nearby Attractions
West Shore Movie Theater
42 reviews
2.52 km away
Pennsylvania State Capitol
794 reviews
4.26 km away
Pete's Cafe
7 reviews
2.43 km away
National Civil War Museum
867 reviews
3.61 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dorothea Dix Library and Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit