Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Bacon’s Castle was originally home to a prosperous planter, Arthur Allen, and his family. Following Allen’s death, the house was inherited by his son, Major Arthur Allen II. A loyalist supporter of the colonial government and member of the House of Burgesses, Major Allen was driven from his house in 1676 by followers of the patriot rebel Nathaniel Bacon, whose uprising later came to be known as Bacon’s Rebellion.
Archaeology, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
The old Barrow County jail now serves as the headquarters of the Barrow County Historical Society and Museum. Visitors to the Museum will discover interesting tidbits of the county history effectively displayed. Located behind the original Barrow County Courthouse.
Archaeology, General, History, Military, Science
Our museum houses the collections of many people. There are things which will interest people of all ages. We hope to continue in the spirit of the founder and add to the collection at the Board sees fit. The major projects on agenda for now is up dating the grounds and working on some of the needed repairs. We are also exploring ways to increase attendance
Baxter Springs, Kansas
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Science
The Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum, functioning under the Baxter Springs Historical Society, is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich regional history of Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Natural History
Behringer-Crawford Museum in the historic Devou family home (c. 1848 - 1880) opened to the public in 1950. It was so named because it featured the natural history collections of West Covington native and world traveler, William Behringer, and in honor of the museum’s first curator and noted archeologist, Ellis Crawford.
Anthropology, Archaeology, History, Historical Society, Library
Archaeology, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Ben Lomond is an antebellum farm that served as a hospital during the Civil War. The home was referenced in many Civil War Era documents as the Pringle House because of the men who lived here in 1861. Many of the soldiers that were brought to the hospital penned their names and brief messages on the walls of the home.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
Encompassing 142 acres, with various facilities and extensive nature trails, the primary focus of this site is cultural and natural history. The Historical Park & Museum is dedicated to the legacy of the Colonial farmer, clockmaker, mathematician, astronomer,and Federal Territority surveyor, Benjamin Banneker, known as the first African American man of science.
Marble Hill, Missouri
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Natural History, Science
Located in the town of Marble Hill Missouri, our growing museum houses a stunning collection of natural history specimens and artifacts from Missouri and the world.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, Culture, Natural History, Planetarium, Science, Zoo
As you will see from the brief descriptions below, the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a vibrant, interactive science center, children's museum, accredited zoo and Planetarium. Kids, teens, adults and scholars use our resources to further their understanding of science and technology.
Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized
Just as a museum is a place for the muses who inspire art, so an athenæum is a place for Athena, the goddess of wisdom who inspires intellectual pursuits.
Santa Ana, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History
The Bowers Museum of Cultural Art is one of California's largest and finest museums. Its permanent collection includes more than 130,000 objects from such diverse areas as African, South Pacific, Asian, Native American, Pre-Columbian, and Californian. In addition to its permanent collection, the Museum also presents several special exhibitions each year as well as a variety of events and programs, including films, lectures, concerts, guided tours, talks, and family programs.
Anthropology, Arboretum, Archaeology, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized, University
The Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing is one of the region’s premier centers for transformational learning and research. Here, students are empowered to discover a passion for their studies and achieve success in their future careers.
Brigham City, Utah
Archaeology, Natural History, Science
The Box Elder Museum is a new natural history museum in Brigham City, Utah. It opened in the King Building in 2009, and moved to a larger space in the Hervin Bunderson Center in 2010. Current displays incude a variety of fossils and minerals -- from Box Elder County, throughout Utah, and the world.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Natural History, Science
Each year, the Museum reaches about 50,000 children and adults with stimulating science programs, exhibits, special events, and affiliated programs such as the Arts Council of the Brazos Valley, Center for the Study of the First Americans and the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collections. Our programs are available thanks to the support of many individuals, businesses, and other institutions.
Archaeology, General, Natural History, Science, Specialized
Named one of the ten best museums in Texas by Frommer's Travel Guide,
the Museum is home to the largest collection of shells on display in the South
with shells from around the world. The Museum also features real life-sized
fossilized dinosaur skeletons and other rarely exhibited fossils plus exhibits
on wildlife, rocks & minerals and archeology to round out the museum.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Nature Centers, Park
The Brentsville site consists of 28 acres with five historic buildings and various archaeological sites. These include the 1822 Courthouse and Jail, the ca. 1830 John Hall Home, ca. 1875 Union Church and the 1928 One Room Schoolhouse and the Brentsville Tavern archaeological site. The site also includes a mile long nature trail highlighting the area’s natural resources.
Aquarium, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
Consistently voted the "Best Museum" by area media, the Bruce Museum is a regionally based, world-class institution highlighting art, science and natural history in more than a dozen changing exhibitions annually. The permanent galleries feature the natural sciences encompassing regional to global perspectives.
Winnabow, North Carolina
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Park
A major pre-Revolutionary port on North Carolina's Cape Fear River, Brunswick was razed by British troops in 1776 and never rebuilt. During the Civil War, Fort Anderson was constructed atop the old village site, and served as part of the Cape Fear River defenses below Wilmington before the fall of the Confederacy. Colonial foundations dot the present-day tour trail, which crosses the earthworks of the Confederate fort.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Military
The collections of the Community Historical Center and Museum include historic objects, books, photographic materials, textile and costume items, ethnographic materials, a considerable geological collection, and any other category of collection type. Mission Statement: Developing a long-range preservation plan for the collections and to establish conservation as an integral part of the museum’s mission and to further restore the architectural structure of the building.