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Visitor Information

The public is welcome to take self-guided tours of the museum during regular hours.  Groups can tour the museum on their own if they make arrangements in advance. The Matson Museum is open by appointment. Please email .

Museum Location

Matson museum is located on the second floor of Carpenter Building in the northwest corner of the Penn State University Park campus - between the Nittany Lion Shrine, the Nittany Lion Inn, and the Nittany Parking deck.

Parking is available at the Nittany Parking Deck next to Carpenter Building. The museum is close to restaurants in the Nittany Lion Inn and Kern Building, and is within walking distance of downtown State College.