Santa Barbara, California
Anthropology, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
Cachuma Lake Nature Center in Santa Barbara, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Arboretum, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Located in Wheaton, Ill., this sprawling, 500-acre park is where families wander through nature, get lost in history, play golf at an award-winning course, attend a big band concert, tag monarch butterflies, make a snow globe, take classes, introduce children to the age-old custom of afternoon tea, attend a wide variety of special programs and events --in short, spend quality time together.
On the grounds of the Locks are the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens. When the Locks were being constructed, the Corps of Engineers hired botanist Carl English to transform the gravel dug up from the Locks' construction into an English style botanical garden. For 43 years, Mr. English labored on the seven acres of the Gardens. The results of his work are one of Seattle's beauty secrets. Most of the Gardens consist of lovely landscaping on slopes overlooking the Locks.
Seagrove, North Carolina
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, Park, Specialized
The Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden is a natural and landscaped area overlooking a beautiful 1.25 acre pond. A walking trail loops around the pond with benches and a picnic area situated along the trail. The Sculpture Garden collection consists of donated and loaned sculptures that represent emerging and established artists working in all 3D media suitable for the outdoors. As an extension of this park we are installing several sculptures in the downtown area of Seagrove.
San Clemente, California
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House
Perched on a bluff overseeing the historic San Clemente Pier, the magnificent Casa is a living demonstration of California history, culture and ecology – a showplace for the entire region. Casa Romantica is a genuine part of California, not a commercial re-creation. In an era when we seek connection, the Casa is tangible – a way to share in the experiences of other times, cultures, and people – and through that to learn more about our world.
Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Catonsville Historical Society Inc., is a non-profit organization that was organized in 1973 after the late Mrs. Robert Townsend had bequeathed her home and, her collection of 18th and early 19th century antiques to the Society. Her decorator workshop, which was next to the house, was later remodeled and enlarged for an office, meeting room, and museum to house Catonsville memorabilia. The enlarged and remodeled area ultimately became the Pullen Museum.
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
Designed by prominent Milwaukee architect Alexander Eschweiler for Charles Allis, the first president of Allis Chalmers, and his wife Sarah in 1911, this unique Tudor-style mansion and art collection was built with the sole purpose of bequeathing it to the public to delight, educate and inspire. The permanent collection features 19th Century French and American Paintings, Chinese and Japanese porcelains, Renaissance bronzes, Japanese netsuke, and original antique furnishings.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Founded by local citizen activists in the mid-1970s, hundreds of people have worked to build a strong grassroots environmental learning center touching the lives of more than 100,000 children and adults each year.
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Chestnut Hill, located in the northwestern corner of Philadelphia, is one of the region's most beautiful and architecturally distinguished communities. Flanked by the spectacular Wissahickon Gorge and Cresheim Valley, Chestnut Hill is home to one of the best collections of 19th and early 20th-century residential buildings in the country.
Botanical Garden, Science
With "wows" around every corner, the Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living museum featuring 23 display gardens, including Evening Island, Fruit & Vegetable, Japanese and English Walled. Ths mission of the Chicago Botanic Garden is to promote the enjoyment, understanding and conservation of plants and the natural world.
Chula Vista, California
Aquarium, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Natural History, Nature Centers, Zoo
The Chula Vista Nature Center is a living, breathing, flapping, buzzing and splashing home to the unique animals and plants of Southern California. This Zoo & Aquarium is a convenient six miles south of downtown San Diego. Kids love meeting the live owls & hawks while exploring the aquarium exhibits, making nature crafts, and more. The Nature Center sits on the 316-acre Sweetwater Marsh National Wildlife Refuge.
Albertson, New York
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, General, History, Nature Centers, Specialized
Features 12 beautifully manicured acres of labeled gardens, trees, ponds and streams. Provides an oasis of peace, asethetic ejoyment and education for all ages. Plant sales in spring and autum.
Warwick, Rhode Island
Botanical Garden, General, History, Historic House, Park
The house at Clouds Hill was built as a wedding gift for Elizabeth Ives Slater on her marriage to Alfred Augustus Reed, Jr. The home passed from Elizabeth to her daughter, Helen, on to Elizabeth’s granddaughter, Anne, and finally to her great-granddaughter, Anne. Anne is the current owner and graciously invites you to visit her family home which is also a museum.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, History
Journey back over 10,000 years of Southwest Florida’s unique past at our Collier County Museum, Naples Depot, Museum of the Everglades, Immokalee Pioneer Museum, and Marco Island Historical Museum. For information call: (239) 252-8476.
Myrtle Point, Oregon
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
The Fairgrounds Museum maximizes hands on and live experiences. Most display materials stay in the ownership of the museum, individual or organization which provides them. Live music, video and spoken presentations encourage audience participation. A 1,000 sq foot model railway entertains as well as celebrates the logging and commercial heritage of the region. Large format photography encourages group discussions about the way it was.
Coral Gables, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture
The mission of the Coral Gables Merrick House is to preserve, interpret and promote the House and grounds as an historic house museum that represents the home environment of the Solomon and Althea Merrick family for the benefit of the public. This will be accomplished with the highest standards of the museum profession that our resources will allow.
Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Facilitate enjoyment and understanding of southwest Florida nature and history; Promote Environmental awareness; and Foster Responsible Stewardship
Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Library
The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens is located on the St. Johns River and is noted for its collection of more than 5,000 masterworks of American and European paintings, beautiful historic gardens, outstanding collection of Meissen porcelain and Art Connections, the museum's national award-winning art education center.
Vernon Hills, Illinois
Botanical Garden, Historic House