Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Science, Specialized
isit the new main exhibition, Textile Revolution: An Exploration through Space and Time, to spin, weave, recycle, and design your way through textile history. Simulate parachuting from a real single-engine plane, throw the shuttle on an authentic hand loom, and design your own clothing line on a computer. See how textiles are changing your world, from protective clothing for firefighters and soldiers to revolutionary “shark skin” suits for our gold-medal Olympic swimmers - and so much more.
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.
Aquarium, Art, Children's, Culture, General, Science
Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized
Just as a museum is a place for the muses who inspire art, so an athenæum is a place for Athena, the goddess of wisdom who inspires intellectual pursuits.
Children's, Planetarium, Science
A non-profit organization, the Cape Cod Children’s Museum is a place where families can learn and play together. Come and explore our facilities located in Mashpee. With lots of hands on Exhibits, Programs, and Gift Shop you’ll find plenty to do! Make new friends and learn about our many events and programs while your child is free to explore, touch and discover.
Children's, General, Historic House, Science
The Children's Museum in Easton welcomes families to participate in our cultural, educational, and affordable events! Children can enjoy a day of golf, a frightfully fun Halloween Romp, a Holiday Shop, more! See our website for a year-round schedule of upcoming events.
Nature Centers, Science
The EcoTarium is a unique indoor-outdoor museum in Worcester, Mass. Set in an urban oasis, the EcoTarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a thrilling multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, ride a narrow-gauge railroad, and get hands-on with family-friendly exhibits.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, Science, University
With a mission to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the natural world, the Harvard Museum of Natural History presents to the public Harvard’s natural history collections and research of scientists across the University. Its historic displays include the world-famous Blaschka "Glass Flowers"; an extensive collection of minerals and meteorites; fossil, taxidermied, and jarred specimens.
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.
History, Historic House, Military, Science, Specialized
Welcome to the United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum Online. Located in historic Quincy, Massachusetts. The USNSM is home to the USS Salem, the world's only preserved Heavy Cruiser. We are located in the former Quincy Fore River Shipyard, once one of the Nation's largest Shipbuilding Enterprises.
North Grafton, Massachusetts
Children's, History, Historic House, Park, Science, Specialized
The museum opened in 1971 and features the world's largest collection of Willard clocks.