Anthropology, Aquarium, Archaeology, Children's, History, Natural History, Planetarium, Science
The South Florida Museum is the largest natural and cultural history museum on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Under that same roof is also the Parker Manatee Aquarium, home to Snooty, thought to be the oldest living manatee in captivity at age 61. With Snooty, are manatees in rehabilitation for US Fish and Wildlife. The Bishop Planetarium is a digital planetarium which serves also as a multipurpose theater.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Natural History, Science
The museum's focus is on Brevard County and the East Central Florida Region, by presenting exhibits on Windover, Brevard's oldest Archaeological Dig site, Taylor collection, Pioneer Women, Florida Crackers, Canaveral Lighthouse, Reference & Research Library, Citrus Industry, a Butterfly Garden, 22 acre nature reserve with trails and the Children's Imagination Station, just to name a few.
Tarrytown, New York
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Historical Society, Inc.
Newport News, Virginia
Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Military, Park, Science, Specialized, University
The Mariners' Museum and Park connects people to the world's waterways through exploration and engaging experiences. The Museum is filled with fascinating stories, captured in priceless artifacts that celebrate the spirit of the open sea. Designated by Congress as America’s National Maritime Museum, The Mariners’ Museum is one of the largest and most comprehensive maritime museums in the world.
Archaeology, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Many Philadelphians sought to emulate the English country estate tradition by constructing brick and stone formal houses in the countryside. Attorney John Moland had one such house on a plantation in the Northern Liberties, just above the current center city. In 1741 he purchased undeveloped land in Warwick Township along the Little Neshaminy Creek and adjacent to the York Road connecting bustling Philadelphia with the smaller New York City.
New York, New York
Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library
Pierpont Morgan's immense holdings ranged from Egyptian art to Renaissance paintings to Chinese porcelains. For his library, Morgan acquired illuminated, literary, and historical manuscripts, early printed books, and old master drawings and prints. To this core collection, he added the earliest evidence of writing as manifested in ancient seals, tablets, and papyrus fragments from Egypt and the Near East. Morgan also collected manuscripts and printed materials significant to American history.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library, Science, University
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in Houston, TX is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Cemetery, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Pioneer & Nez Pere artifacts
The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum is a cultural center with exhibit galleries on pre-history, local history and rotating exhibits. It is housed in the Historic 1912 Courthouse, a National Register of Historic Places building, where Elvis Presley starred in, the climatic courtroom scene, of the movie Follow That Dream.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Library, University
The Institute helped launch the first era of exploration of humankind's remote past in the Near East, the cradle of civilization. Today its collection is of the most significant repositories of excavated art objects and artifacts from major archaeological sites in all of the Near East.
East Hebron, New York
Anthropology, Arboretum, Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Pember Nature Preserve, donated to the Pember Library and Museum in 1979, encompasses 125 acres of forest, wetland and fields on both sides of Black Creek, a tributary of the Battenkill. The mission of the Pember Nature Preserve is to provide a refuge for the region's native wildlife and plant species.
Vero Beach, Florida
Archaeology, Art, Natural History, Nature Centers
The Indian River County Historical Society is chartered to preserve, restore and maintain in a cooperative effort the historical resources of the county and state.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Natural History, University
Brimming with the worlds of archeology, cultural anthropology, biology, geology, and paleontology, The Stephens Museum is one of Central’s most prized possessions and the third oldest museum in the state. The Museum originated in 1885 when Central College Curator Lawrence V. (Lon) Stephens gave $5,000 to buy a brick residence on the edge of the college, in which the museum was originally housed.
Santa Ana, California
Archaeology, Children's, Science
Discovery Science Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs. Discovery Science Center is Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Guests can explore more than 100 hands-on exhibits in themed areas: Discovery Stadium, Techno Arts, Air & Space, Perception, Dynamic Earth, Quake Zone, KidStation, Digital Lab and Dino Quest.
Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Library, Natural History, Planetarium, Science, Specialized
Tellus features four incredible galleries: the Weinman Mineral Gallery; Fossil Gallery; Science in Motion, a walk through the development of motorized transportation; and Collins Family My Big Backyard, a hands-on activity area for kids. Tellus also includes gem panning and fossil dig areas and a digital planetarium.
Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized, University
Texas Historical Commission in Austin, TX is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Corpus Christi, Texas
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Library, Science, Specialized
The Billie Trimble Chandler Arts Foundation, Inc. dba, The Asian Cultures Museum, was founded as a nonprofit organization in 1974. The Museum represents the vision of one woman-Mrs. Billie Trimble Chandler. Beginning in the late 1950's, Mrs. Chandler lived and taught English in Japan for over seventeen years. During this period, she collected thousands of artifacts and commissioned numerous works of art.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historical Society
Thayer County Historical Society and Museum has a new online home at the below URL. We plan to bring you a great cross section of what the Museum has to offer, as well as details of all upcoming events. If you’re interested in Thayer County and its history – this will be the place to be. If you have any suggestions on what you would like to see, please feel free to email us and I’ll see what I can do about implementing them.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Currans farmed the land during the 19th century and were among the sturdiest of a strong breed of farmers who settled on the rocky New England hillsides.
Coon Rapids, Iowa
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, Park
The museum represents 12 years of research and work by FLUXUS Midwest. The museum's current collection comprises more than 150 objects, relics and documents. This digital version of the FLUXUS INDIAN MUSEUM is part of the continuing effort to promote knowledge about the Fluxus Indians.