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).
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park, Science, Specialized
The museum opened on June 5, 2010, as a tribute to the thousands of men, women and families who have hiked and maintained the 2,189 mile long hiking trail that passes through 14 states from Maine to
Georgia. Located in the Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Gardners, Pennsylvania, the museum is conveniently near Carlisle, Gettysburg and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
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.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Military
Step up to the wooden porch of Chris Sanderson's country home and tour eight rooms filled with over 200 years of American history. The Sanderson Museum has a rich collection of objects relating to life in Chadds Ford as well as an extensive collection of memorabilia representing the American experience. Visitors to the museum will uncover artifacts from the Revolutionary War, Civil War, both World Wars and learn about the Battle of Brandywine along with other local lore.
Archaeology, Children's, History, Historic House, Military
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, Library, Science, University
More than 13,000 labeled plants of over 2,500 types are growing in the Arboretum’s living collection. These include representatives of the temperate floras of North America, Asia, and Europe. This historic collection traces its foundation to John Morris’s interest in plants from around the world, and includes plants collected in China by E.H. Wilson at the turn of the century. Many of the Delaware Valley’s "trees-of-record" (the largest of their kind) are found in the Arboretum.
Children's, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Science
Located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Liberty Museum is dedicated to defusing violence and bigotry by celebrating America’s heritage of freedom and the wonderfully diverse society it has produced. The Museum includes 76 exhibits, 179 works of contemporary art, and stories of 1,993 heroes within eight expansive galleries and adjacent spaces.
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.
Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Society operates three facilities which serve the Punxsutawney Area. The Bennis House, a Victorian era home which house most of the society's exhibits; The Lattimer House houses the Groundhog Day Museum, Invited Exhibits, and Research Facilities; and, the Snyder Hill Schoolhouse, which is open by appointment only.
Children's, Historic House, Library
On our 1st Floor-You and your child can create an original sculpture with artist clay. For $1(cost of clay) you may take it with you. Or, try another display, where the movement of the earth itself will draw designs with the Harmonograph.
Art, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Park