Experience history in full color at the Pasto Agricultural Museum

December 4, 2023

From 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, the public is invited to examine samples of fibers, cloth, dyebaths and the resultant colors. The lecture will cover modern interpretations of historical dye recipes and techniques from around the globe.

Join Penn State Extension's Master Gardeners for Walk & Talk Fall 2023 Series

August 4, 2023

Enjoy the fall weather and get outside with the Penn State Extension’s Master Gardener program for a new Walk & Talk series at the Pasto Agricultural Museum.

Centre County Master Gardener Plant Sale

May 3, 2023

The Pasto Agricultural Museum will be open from 10am until 2pm with presentations about pollinators and their favorite host plants and hands-on family activities in partnership with the Center for Pollinator Research and the Centre County Master Gardeners. Join us!

RU Curious? Research Unplugged at the Museum 4/6

March 31, 2023

The Pasto Agricultural Museum, in partnership with the Schlow Centre Region Library and Penn State Office of Community and Government Relations, will host a session of the Spring 2023 “Research Unplugged” series

Water, Water, Everywhere!' event set for Dec. 3 at Pasto Agricultural Museum

November 17, 2022

Sessions will focus on assessing and managing stormwater and drinking water

Research Unplugged continues its fall speaker series

October 6, 2022

Three engaging talks with Penn State researchers are scheduled through Oct. 20 Including a panel discussion with graduate researchers to be held at the Pasto Agricultural Museum on Thursday 10/20, refreshments will be served

Register now for AgSci ActionLab's 'Bugs Win!' at Pasto Ag Museum, Oct. 12, 19

September 29, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Pasto Agricultural Museum’s October AgSci Action Lab will examine the role and capabilities of the Colorado potato beetle in a free, two-part presentation, titled “Bugs Win!”

Museums welcome students back to campus with passport program, special hours

September 2, 2022

University Park museums cooperating through Penn State Museum Consortium, preparing for new kinds of programming reaching more students than ever

Pasto Agricultural Museum to make improvements thanks to agritourism grant

June 24, 2022

The Pasto Agricultural Museum in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences recently received a grant from Happy Valley Agventures that will support enhancing the museum’s visitor experience.

Preparations underway for Penn State’s 2022 Ag Progress Days

June 10, 2022

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Organizers have begun preparations for Penn State's 2022 Ag Progress Days exposition, which will be held Aug. 9-11 in Centre County. Sponsored by the College of Agricultural Sciences, the expo is held at the Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center at Rock Springs, located 9 miles southwest of State College on state Route 45. Admission and parking are free.

Beekeeping Exhibit

August 10, 2021

"Bee" sure to visit our newest exhibit about beekeeping in Pennsylvania!

Poetry X Hunger and the 2021 Poetry Event

October 16, 2020

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization marks October 16 with activities to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure healthy diets for all.

I Remember Ag Progress Days: an Oral History Project

August 5, 2020

Something Old, Something New for Visitors during Virtual APD 2020, Part ONE. The Pasto Agricultural Museum presents oral histories and cutting edge research tours during Ag Progress Days 2020

Research TOURS offered during Ag Progress Days

August 3, 2020

Something Old, Something New for Visitors during Virtual APD 2020, Part TWO. The Pasto Agricultural Museum presents oral histories and cutting edge science research tours during Ag Progress Days 2020

Ag Progress Days 2020 -- live webinars, virtual tours and more

July 30, 2020

This year's virtual version of the popular annual event will be held Aug. 9-12

Museums closed

March 16, 2020

All events at the Pasto Agricultural Museum and Armsby Respiration Calorimeter, including volunteer work days, public programs and scheduled tours, are cancelled.

Museum scheduling school field trips for FALL 2020

February 21, 2020

Teachers are already booking dates for their 2020 visit to the Pasto Agricultural Museum. Students and teachers connect science and history at the Pasto Agricultural Museum. From preschool through high school, visitors experience agricultural science in hands on exhibits and customized programming.

Pasto Agricultural Museum to offer interactive learning programs for families

March 11, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Spring has sprung at Penn State’s Pasto Agricultural Museum, and to celebrate, the museum is hosting two free programs filled with fun, interactive learning for families.

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Museum Address:
2710 West Pine Grove Road, Gate K

Pennsylvania Furnace, PA 16865