History, Library, Nature Centers, Science
For 200 years, the Academy has connected people to nature. As Philadelphia's natural history museum, we educate visitors of all ages. Our scientists study evolution, biodiversity and ecology, providing information critical to understanding the natural world. These efforts are supported by a collection of 17 million biological specimens and a celebrated natural-history library.
Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
The Allegheny Portage Railroad has many interesting things to see. Visit the Lemon House- a historic tavern built to accommodate travelers. Discover the Engine House- a replica of the many buildings that made up the Portage Railroad. Watch a movie in our visitor center and browse the many exhibits and models. Drive out to the Staple Bend Tunnel unit to hike and explore the nine hundred foot tunnel (remember you need to walk 2 miles each direction when visiting the tunnel).
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Botanical Garden, Nature Centers
History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Briar Bush grounds feature over a mile of trails winding through a variety of natural habitats. Native plants and wild animals can be found here year round, especially at the Bird Observatory. The Museum is full of interactive exhibits, touch tables and play areas and is home to over 30 resident animals. Briar Bush offers a wide variety of fun and educational programs for individuals and groups of all ages, including hikes, animal encounters, birthday parties and summer camps!
Anthropology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
The Children's Museum, Inc. is a rural non-profit organization with a mission to enrich the lives of people in the community by fostering a lifelong love of learning through enjoyable interactive programs and exhibits that bring out the imagination of every child and the child in every visitor.
. To maintain and develop an art and science museum that provides hands-on educational experiences to the community.
Art, Culture, General, History, Nature Centers, Specialized
The museum and its collections are the legacy of Helen Clay Frick, daughter of Henry Clay Frick, one of America’s greatest industrialists and art collectors. During your time at the Frick, you can view fine and decorative arts and artifacts, magnificent exhibitions and vintage cars and carriages … take part in educational programs and concerts … enjoy fine dining and more.
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Natural History, Nature Centers
Mission, goals and programs of the Jacobsburg Historical Society
The mission of the Jacobsburg Historical Society is to preserve the art and industry of making early American firearms, and the character of the individuals and community that created and sustained that enterprise.
Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
Historic House, Nature Centers, Park
565 acre nature preserve and historic, rustic Adirondack style summer estate that belonged to several Scranton industrial barons.
Children's, General, History, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
A working, living museum of antique farm machinery, vintage construction equipment, crafts, flea market, and great food.
General, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park
McKaig Nature Education Center, owned and operated by Upper Merion Park and Historic Foundation and Upper Merion Township, is a 90-acre preserve with well-marked and well-maintained trails for hiking, dog walking and nature study. UMPHF also has the Old Roberts Schoolhouse, a historical one-room school house.