West Palm Beach, Florida
Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Zoo
The Palm Beach Zoo is a non profit zoological organization located within beautiful Dreher Park in the heart of West Palm Beach. The Zoo houses over 900 animals within 23-acres of lush tropical habitat and features animals from Asia, Australia, and The Americas.
Anthropology, Children's, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Zoo
Located on 12 acres in the Panaewa Rainforest Reserve, the zoo houses approximately 150 animals including reptiles, tropical and native birds, tigers and monkeys.
Granville, New York
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
The Pember Library and Museum were established in Granville, New York, in 1909, by Franklin Tanner Pember and his wife Ellen Wood Pember. Both institutions continue to operate in the building designed and built for this purpose. The Pember Library is housed on the first floor of the marble structure and the Pember Museum of Natural History is located on the second floor.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park
The Pemberton Hall Foundation continues to carry out its mission of restoring Pemberton Hall and the land surrounding it to its colonial condition as well as providing interpretive programs on our local colonial history.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized
Every visit to The Petroleum Museum is an opportunity to experience the fun side of science firsthand. Our spectacular exhibit wings offer remarkable insight into the specific and technological world around us, from the age when dinosaurs roamed the Permian Basin to the Wild Oil Boom in West Texas!
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is a nonprofit educational organization located in Dallas, Texas, with campuses in Victory Park and Fair Park.
Eagle Creek, Oregon
Children's, General, History, Park
Philip Foster was one of Oregon's earliest settlers, arriving with his family by ship via Cape Horn and the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) in 1843. He played an important part in Oregon's early history, serving as the first Treasurer of the Provisional Government in 1844 and 1845. Foster was also an entrepreneur, partnering with Sam Barlow in constructing the Barlow Road in 1846, operating a store in Oregon City, and founding a flourmill and cattle company with Dr.
Children's, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Zoo
The Phoenix Zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals including 200 endangered species and participates in 37 Species Survival Plans (SSPs) to breed and maintain endangered species populations in captivity.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Art, Children's, Historic House, Library, Specialized
The Pioneer Craft House, named for a project commemorating the 1847 settlement of Salt Lake City, celebrated its 60th year at the old Scott
School property at 500 E 3300 S. During that time, Craft House has been the home of a valuable international puppet collection, well-used weaving and pottery studios, silversmith and lapidary workshops, an art library,
and a peaceful cultural haven for artists and craftspeople.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House
The collection concentrates on items illustrating the pioneers’ life up to the late 1920s It includes such diverse items such as; Antique pianos, the original Oregon City School organ, a grand old clock from Bidwell Bar, gambler’s items, dolls (including a doll from the Donner Party), a miner's vest tailored to hold different size nuggets, and even a handmade gold needle.
Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park, Specialized
Plimoth Plantation, a bicultural museum, offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. Our exhibits, programs, live interpreters, and historic settings encourage a new level of understanding about present-day issues affecting communities around the world.
Saint Joseph, Missouri
Art, Children's, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library
The Museum's collection of more than 15,000 objects includes decorative and fine arts dating from the 18th century to the present. The heart of the Museum's collection is the State of Maine Collection, which features works by artists such as Winslow Homer, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Louise Nevelson, and Andrew Wyeth. The Museum has the largest European collection in Maine.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Science, Specialized
The Portsmouth Museums Foundation is comprised of a 24-person regional board representing Portsmouth, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk and Virginia Beach and has a full time Executive Director and a part time assistant. Our mission is to generate private sector financial support for all four of the Portsmouth museums which include the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, Children’s Museum of Virginia, Courthouse Galleries and the Lightship Portsmouth.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Post Rock Scout Museum was created in 2004 by Kathie Crispin, a long-time member of Girl Scouts and collector of Girl Scouts memorabilia. The collection now on display in the museum also includes memorabilia from Girl Guides, Pioneer Girls, Camp Fire Girls, Girl Reserves, and Boy Scouts. The items in the museum are a combination of her own purchases and trades, and the donations from former scouts in her community and across the country.
Children's, History, Specialized
Postal History Foundation consists of an Education Department, through which students receive free postage stamps for their classroom work. We have a postoffice from 1895, with many postal artifacts from the years since then. We have a working contract postal station, which is the only outlet in the state of Arizona to get all new postage stamp releases. We have a research library, with about 30,000 titles, concentrating on philately, postal history, and US Civil War history.