Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Established in 1971, Pacific Asia Museum is one of only four museums in the United States exclusively dedicated to the arts of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The museum houses 5,000 years of artistic expression from across Asia and the Pacific in a California historic landmark building. Visitors will enjoy a mix of contemporary and historic exhibitions and a wide variety of enriching public programs all year round.
Mount Vernon, Washington
Aquarium, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
Padilla Bay is an estuary at the saltwater edge of the large delta of the Skagit River in the Salish Sea. It is about eight miles long (north to south) and three miles across. In 1980, this bay was selected to be included in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Park
The Paine is a historic estate that serves as a multi-faceted museum for learning and inspiration.
The museum preserves the mansion, surrounding architectural structures, and many of the interiors as they were created by founders Nathan and Jessie Kimberly Paine.
Selections from the museum’s art collection, much of which was acquired by Nathan and Jessie, are featured in the many rooms and settings of the estate.
Palm Springs, California
Art, Culture, General, Library
On April 9, 2010, the Palm Springs Art Museum held the 5th annual Meet the Museum party, a membership drive that traditionally occurs on the Friday of White Party Weekend. More than 1,100 new and renewing museum members attended, raising over $60,000 in membership funds that directly support the operational costs of the museum.
North Bennington, Vermont
Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Park
At Historic Park-McCullough, you experience the grandeur of the house often described as "one of Vermont's jewels". You also participate in the elegant lifestyle made possible through vast wealth accumulated during the California Gold Rush era and subsequently added to through business dealings in finance, railroads, steamship lines and real estate development.
The thirty-five room Park-McCullough House was completed in 1865 for Trenor and Laura Park.
Archaeology, Church, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Parowan's historic "Crown Jewel", the rock church stands in the center of town square. Construction of the Rock Church began in 1863 and the work was completed in 1867. The Rock Church balcony was designed after the Salt Lake City Tabernacle. Over the years, the rock church has been used as a place of worship, town council hall, school building, social hall, and a tourist camp. The Rock Church was restored in the 1940's. Location: Town square between Center and 100 South on Main Street.
The Museum displays a collection of the artifacts from Paulding County and surrounding areas.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Science
As the first major step in PEM’s expansion, some galleries are closed for renovation until fall 2013. The refurbished spaces will reopen with the highest level of environmental controls and a steady program of changing exhibitions. Later in 2013, select artworks from the galleries that closed will be on view elsewhere in the museum. Please consult the Gallery Updates below, and the exhibitions and collection pages when planning your visit. Stay tuned for more exciting expansion project news.
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.
Crown Point, New York
Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military
Located on a 500-acre farm, the Penfield Homestead Museum exhibits objects from daily life in the mid-1800s. A pond-side walking tour will carry you by the ruins of a nineteenth-century iron town and the Congregational Church where its workers and their families worshipped.
We are a regional historical records repository, housing genealogical files, maps, church records, and business records of the Crown Point Iron Company.
Art, Culture, Library
Fine Art Museum; rotating exhibitions of 2D and 3D art by extraordinary artists of San Francisco's Greater Bay Area. Includes art reference library (2000+ books) and 30 studios for a diverse group of professional artists.
Fairport, New York
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
We are privileged to have the use of the former Fairport Public Library as home to the Perinton Historical Society and location of our collections and archives. This building is owned by the Village of Fairport and in 2008 was designated a landmark by the Village of Fairport Preservation Commission.
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!
Art, Culture, Library, University
A university gallery with a diverse calendar of exhibitions by local, regional, national, and international artists working in all variety of media.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library
The Phippen Museum's permanent collection consists of paintings, etchings, drawings, bronze sculptures, photography, American Indian artifacts and jewelry that date from the late 19th century to the early 21st century. All materials in the collection are created by artists of the American West.
Culture, History, Library, Specialized
French-born conductor Pierre Monteux (1875-1964) premiered many masterworks of the last century, including Maurice Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe, Claude Debussy's Jeux, and Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring and Petrushka. Monteux enjoyed a long life, spanning a remarkable period in history. Originally trained as a violist, he performed for both Edvard Grieg and Johannes Brahms as a member of the Quatuor Geloso.
Culture, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
The Pine County History Museum commemorates the pioneers of Pine County; honoring the diverse cultures that settled here and created villages and thriving communities from nothing but the abundant natural resources, their ingenuity, and the sweat of their brows.
History, Historic House, Library
Heritage Village, operated by Pinellas County government with assistance from the Pinellas County Historical Society, is a 21-acre living history museum located in the heart of Pinellas County at 11909 125th St. N. in Largo. It is adjacent to the Florida Botanical Gardens. Heritage Village brings to life more than 150 years of rich and colorful local history in a picturesque, cool landscape of palmettos and pine trees.