Art, Culture, History, Library, Science, University
The Center for Creative Photography is a research institution with a robust program of exhibitions and public lectures. It is the largest institution in the world devoted to documenting the history of North American photography. At the heart of the Center are the archives of over 200 photographers, scholars, galleries, and organizations, comprised of 4.5 million items, complemented by an unparalleled collection of over 90,000 fine prints.
Children's, History, Specialized
Postal History Foundation consists of an Education Department, through which students receive free postage stamps for their classroom work. We have a postoffice from 1895, with many postal artifacts from the years since then. We have a working contract postal station, which is the only outlet in the state of Arizona to get all new postage stamp releases. We have a research library, with about 30,000 titles, concentrating on philately, postal history, and US Civil War history.
History, Science, Specialized, University
The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences is proud to offer access to the Museum of Optics, its collection of antique and historic telescopes, microscopes, lenses and cameras. These specimens represent work by the world's most respected instrument makers from the 18th century to the present.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Specialized
Walking through the over 125 horse-drawn vehicles on display one can easily trace their importance in developing the motor driven vehicles to follow. Our goal is to further develop this concept to help make it more easily comprehended.