Children's, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Science, Specialized
On Presidents’ Day, February 16, 2003, amid a record-breaking snowfall, one half of the Museum’s massive roof collapsed. The collapse occurred as a result of the weight of drifting snow on the western side of the building. Eyewitness accounts depict the drifts nearly six feet in depth. The first alarm was received at approximately 11:40 PM on February 16th. Museum officials responded to find two sections of the 22-sectioned roof collapsed.
Children's, History, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
You'll be a really "cool" parent if you book the Baltimore Streetcar Museum for your child's next birthday, Bar/Bat Mitzvah or graduation party. When you book the Museum, you will have use of our Visitor's Center facilities. Our auditorium features our own "Trolley Theatre" in which children can watch a video about streetcars or perhaps you'd like to bring your own along to show. Add you own ice cream, cake, munchies and gifts, and you'll be the talk of your child's friends and parents.
Art, Children's, Culture, History
Children's, Culture, Specialized
Be one of the first to see our newly renovated museum. Take a self-guided tour to view over 80,000 items of comic strip, cartoon, TV, western and advertising collectibles on display. Each exhibit shows the current market value of your old toys, although nothing is for sale. Receive a free souvenir.
Children's, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
The Applebee House: Built by Gilbert A. Applebee in 1889 on the site of an earlier home then burned in 1888. The elaborate porch and conservatory were restored in 1988. The first floor has been restored as a complete turn-of-the-century living quarters museum.
Children's, General, History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
At the Bay Area Discovery Museum, play cultivates creativity. The construction cones in Lookout Cove turn out to make perfect wizard hats. And who would have predicted that children would use the hidden reaches of the willow-maze as a garage for the gravel-pit dump trucks, or that they would ride those trucks down the incline of the Golden Gate Bridge? At the Museum, it is not unusual to see children playing within an exhibition in ways never imagined by the exhibit designers.
Children's, Culture, General
Louisiana cultures comes to life in the new Bayou Country Children’s Museum. Located in Thibodaux, Louisiana, this hands-on museum will provide the type of recreational learning experience desired by parents and educators and have a lasting impact on child development. For children, play is a critical way to find out about new things. The ability to play is instrumental in scientific exploration, discovery and creativity.
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.
Children's, General, History, Science, Specialized
Our vision is to show the there is creativity, science, and more taught through the building and planning of a project while using Lego. Lego is a toy yet now used in teaching classes for the young minds of the world to grow. You are never to old to learn on your own or those in history.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Military, Natural History, Specialized
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
All of the buildings on the complex are built of native California sandstone quarried right off the site. Their massive, austere style set a precedent at the Arsenal that was followed for most of the buildings constructed in the 1850's. The Arsenal is one of only three locations where native California sandstone was used for US military installations. The other two are Ft. Sill in Oklahoma and Ft. Tejon near Gorman, CA.
Aquarium, Art, Children's, Culture, General, Science
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Exciting events, the Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum and the McCarty-Fickel Home house museum combine to educate and entertain members and visitors about the area’s original and ongoing development.
The Betty Brinn Children's Museum is dedicated to providing interactive exhibits and educational resources that promote the healthy development of children in their formative years—from birth through age ten. The Museum experience encourages hands-on learning and the development of fundamental skills, self-esteem, and the ability to work with others.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
Born in Plymouth, Vermont, on July 4, 1872, Coolidge was the son of a village storekeeper. He was graduated from Black River Academy in 1890 and attended Amherst College, graduating with honors, and entered law and politics in Northampton, Massachusetts. Slowly, methodically, he went up the political ladder from councilman in Northampton to Governor of Massachusetts, as a Republican. En route he became thoroughly conservative.
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Art, Children's, Culture, Historic House
The neoclassical building, which is on the national Register of Historic Places, is located in the interesting Oak Hill District of Fort Dodge. Along with with beauty and historical significance of the museum, the Blanden maintains a high standard of exhibition quality and dynamic spirit of community outreach in the visual arts. The museum is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to engage the community and foster creativity.
Children's, General, Science
A 'playground for the imagination", this interactive science center provides fun hands-on exhibits that demonstrate how science affects everyday life. Visitors unravel the mysteries of motion with scientific experiments: Roll-A-Ball, Bernoulli Ball, and the hammer table. Science demonstrations are at 11:00am, 1:30 and 3:00pm on Saturdays, and include such topics as Creepy Crawlies, Combustion, Chemistry, Magic of Science, Snakes Alive, Kitchen Science, and Super Cold.
Boca Raton, Florida
Children's, Historic House
The Children's Museum is a hands-on museum for children highlighting the arts, sciences and humanities. The interactive exhibitions encourage learning through creative play.
Lake Wales, Florida
Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House
Bok Tower Gardens offers visitors Florida's most abundant opportunities for aesthetic, cultural and personal enrichment. The lush landscapes of the Olmsted gardens, the majesty and music of the Singing Tower with its 60-bell carillon and the splendor of Pinewood Estate create an experience that inspires all who visit.