Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
The oldest institution in the country devoted exclusively to collecting, exhibiting, and researching American Folk Art.
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, Culture, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Strengthening our people by preserving and promoting the Ahtna culture and supporting education.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Nature Centers, Specialized
Alabama-Coushatta Indian Museum in Livingston, TX 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.
Albany, New York
Children's, Nature Centers
Discover the amazing Albany Pine Bush! This fascinating ecosystem is the best example of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the world. The Discovery Center transforms this globally unique destination into an exciting adventure where learning comes naturally through hands-on activities.
As the gateway to the Pine Bush, the Discovery Center introduces you to everything that makes the Preserve rare and adventurous.
Wall, New Jersey
Arboretum, Archaeology, Church, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Founding by steamship engineer James P. Allaire, our fully interactive early 19th century village is truly a travel back in time...into NJ's early history. Located in the beautiful depths of Allaire State Park in Wall Township, the trees will part and our village with it's hardworking villagers will come alive before your eyes. Whether it's touring our historical buildings, or helping a young lady cider press near the gardens...there is always something new to discover at the village.
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).
Art, Children's, Nature Centers, Science
At Amazement Square, Central Virginia's first multidisciplinary, hands-on children's museum, we believe that play is one of the most important ways children learn and grow!
Climb, slide, and discover as you make your way through four floors of exciting, interactive exhibits, activities, and programs that explore global and regional topics, arts and humanities, and science and health-related themes.
History, Natural History, Nature Centers
We are a Natural History museum With over 200 exhibits from a Dragon Fly to a 9 ft. Brown Bear. Our Live raptor center will be opening in the summer of 2010 with live birds on display and presentations.
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.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Natural History, Nature Centers
The 544-acre estate is composed of gently rolling hills divided into a farm complex, hayfields, pasture, man-made and natural ponds, and forests. Tobler Creek, a spring fed waterway, intersects the property entering near the west corner and meandering down to exit at the middle of the southeast boundary.
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.
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.
San Francisco, California
Children's, General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized
Aquarium of the Bay is San Francisco Bay’s Aquarium. We are passionate about providing fun and unforgettable encounters with our natural world in ways that ignite both wonder and conservation. We do this from our 50,000 square foot building at the heart of San Francisco's history and culture. We are nestled in the shadow of Coit Tower and Telegraph Hill on Fisherman’s Wharf at PIER 39, along the City’s “Walkable Waterfront.”
Long Beach, California
Aquarium, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
Take a journey of discovery through the world’s largest ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. Our website can help prepare you for your visit. Explore our exhibits, and discover sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the North Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Come face-to-face with, and even touch, the ocean’s ultimate predators in Shark Lagoon. And hand feed lorikeet birds.
Arboretum, Nature Centers, Science, University
Over 100 species of trees; a rose garden with dozens of varieties; an iris garden with 100 different varieties; a magnolia collection with 24 varieties; a 1/2 acre allergy free demonstration garden; a collection of 65 tulip trees dedicated to submarines and sailors lost in WWII; a grove of 45 different varieties of Japanese Maples; a peace garden with monuments to those who have worked for peace and human rights; and many other small specialized garden areas.
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.
Church, Culture, History, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
Ark Encounter features a full-size Noah’s Ark, built according to the dimensions given in the Bible. Spanning 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high, this modern engineering marvel amazes visitors young and old.