SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (Feb. 23, 2016) – The World of Little League® Museum has been named the “Top Family Attraction Worth Traveling For” in Pennsylvania, according to FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company.In its list of each U.S. state’s top sites for families, the World of Little League® Museum is named along with some of the most well-known sites in the country, such as Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y.
“We’re pleased that FlipKey has named us to this prestigious list of family-oriented attractions,” said Lance Van Auken, Little League Vice President and Executive Director of the World of Little League Museum. “Our facility was designed to be just that – a place where any member of a family, regardless of age, can have a great time.”
The World of Little League®: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store underwent a $4.2 million renovation in 2013. The facility now boasts two theaters, a timed indoor running track, a 3D catching exhibit, hundreds of unique artifacts, the amazing Global Connections Touch Table, hands-on displays for kids and adults, and much more. The museum also has on display the world’s most complete, game-used uniform worn by baseball immortal Babe Ruth.
FlipKey is a TripAdvisor company and powers the vacation rental experience on TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor-branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with 60 million members and more than 150 million reviews and opinions. The World of Little League Museum received TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” in each of the past two years.
“We feel the Little League® Museum in Williamsport was a perfect choice to represent Pennsylvania on our 50 States: Top Family Attractions list in 2016,” said Jacqueline Gormley, Media Relations Specialist for FlipKey. “The stories, activities, and exhibits shared at this museum showcase a passion for America’s pastime that starts at a young age for millions of boys and girls throughout history. It is a must-visit attraction in the state.”
The World of Little League® Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. Additional information about the museum, including group rates, special events and more, is available at LittleLeagueMuseum.org or by calling 570-326-3607. Follow the World of Little League on Facebook and Twitter.