Santa Barbara, California
A.C. Postel Memorial Rose Garden 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, Botanical Garden, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Like the desert, the Alan Bible Visitor Center offers great opportunities to those who pause and take a closer look. The Desert Discovery Center holds stories and information about one of the most extreme areas on earth, the Mojave Desert. Explore the exhibits to see how plants and animals survive, how to read the stories in rocks and mountains, and how the landscape has changed over the ages.
Winter Park, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden
Explore the inspired world of internationally acclaimed sculptor Albin Polasek. Tour his home, galleries and chapel listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Linger in lush lakeside sculpture gardens.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park
To provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting and restoring natural and cultural resources.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Park
The earliest history of Allerton Garden was intermingled with the upper part of the Lawa’i Valley that is now the McBryde Garden. Both were integral to the ahupua’a (land division) of Lawa’i. It was not until well after the arrival of the first Europeans in the late 1700s and the subsequent changes to the traditional Hawaiian way of life that the history of the lower Lawa’i Valley began to diverge from that of the upper valley.
Coral Gables, Florida
Botanical Garden, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Conservation of orchid species and their habitats has been a cornerstone of the AOS since our founding in 1921. Through its members and staff, the Society plays a major role in the formulation of world orchid conservation opinion and policies. By working to save orchids and their habitats here and abroad, we preserve their beauty and important role in the planet's ecosystem.
Captain Cook, Hawai'i
This 15 acre garden focuses on Hawaiian ethnobotany: the story of traditional Hawaiian culture and the plants that support it. See many interesting features in a 15 minute walk; exploring the whole garden and archaeological remnants may take an hour or m
West Palm Beach, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden, Historic House
The Ann Norton Sculpture Garden is a complete unique experience in that you are visiting the home, studio and garden of the artist Ann Weaver Norton. The garden is a rare sculpture that was created to have you experience her monumental works in brick in a surprising and completely unpredictable fashion.
Anna Maria Island, Florida
To collect, study, preserve and exhibit materials relating to the early days on Anna Maria Island, and to provide information to residents and visitors alike of our unique history.
To encourage future generations in the importance of history through education and scholarship.
To encourage restauration, instead of demolition, of the cottages and bungalows that give the island its special appeal.
Fort Stockton, Texas
Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Nature Centers
The Annie Riggs Memorial Museum is open six days a week, and is located at the corner of Main and Callaghan (number 3 on the historical tour). Visitors can experience a thriving desert garden at the back of the museum, inviting benches on the wrap-around porches and an interior courtyard with a restored Pecos County buggy.
Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Park
Francis and Ann Marie Koenig first came to Calvert County in 1955 seeking a retreat from his career as an architecht/builder/developer in Washington, DC. They quickly fell in love with the area and in 1956 built a beach house in Long Beach. Soon they became avid sailors and could often be found heading out of Flag Harbor Marina on their sailboat, "Annmarie.
Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Each spring, the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve comes alive with the seasonal surprises of the Mojave Desert Grassland habitat. The duration and intensity of colors and scents vary from year to year. The wildflower season generally lasts from as early as mid-February through May, with a variety of wildflowers creating a mosaic of color that changes daily.
Botanical Garden, Natural History, Nature Centers, Zoo
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a world-renowned zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, all in one place! Exhibits re-create the natural landscape of the Sonoran Desert Region so realistically you find yourself eye-to-eye with mountain lions, prairie dogs, Gila monsters, and more. Within the Museum grounds, you will see more than 300 animal species and 1,200 kinds of plants. There are almost 2 miles of paths traversing 21 acres of beautiful desert.
Collections include Herb, Rose, Japenese, Carnivorous,Bog, Children's Garden, and Fuqua Conservotory housing tropical and desert plants. Research, tours and special events offered.
Arboretum, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Atlanta History Museum at the Atlanta History Center is one of the largest history museums in the nation, featuring award-winning signature exhibitions that tell the story of the region's people, from its earliest settlers to the international city of today. Be sure to check our calendar for listings of our current temporary exhibitions. The Atlanta History Museum also includes a unique Museum Shop and Chick-fil-A at the Coca Cola Café.
Key West, Florida
Art, Botanical Garden, History, Historic House
To educate and inform visitors about the artistic ornithological contributions of J.J. Audubon, the history and story of the Audubon House, its furnishings, and 19th century Key West and the Florida Keys.
Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
Bacon’s Castle was originally home to a prosperous planter, Arthur Allen, and his family. Following Allen’s death, the house was inherited by his son, Major Arthur Allen II. A loyalist supporter of the colonial government and member of the House of Burgesses, Major Allen was driven from his house in 1676 by followers of the patriot rebel Nathaniel Bacon, whose uprising later came to be known as Bacon’s Rebellion.
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Science
Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden in Berkeley, 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, Botanical Garden, General, Nature Centers, Science
Called “a glistening community gem” by Virginia Small, author of the book Great Gardens of the Berkshires, the Garden’s mission is to fulfill the community’s need for information, education and inspiration concerning the art and science of gardening and the preservation and improvement of our local environment.