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.
Archaeology, Art, General, History, Historic House
The Dwight-Derby House is about 75% restored. Over the past years we have done structural improvments,restoration, dendrochronology testing for structure dating, and conducted archaeological digs.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
The Franklin Historical Museum is a local museum exhibiting historical photos, documents and artifacts that represent the town and it's rich history.
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.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History
By housing ancient Near Eastern exhibitions, the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East explores a rich history of cultures. Exhibitions include a full-scale replica of an Iron Age home, life-sized casts of famous Mesopotamian monuments, authentic mummy coffins, and tablets containing the earliest forms of writing. Like the artifacts it displays, the museum itself has a rich and nuanced history.
Archaeology, Culture, Specialized, University
This museum has been renamed as the Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East. You can find it by browsing museums in Cambridge or using this link: http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/24410
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.
The Peabody Museum is the region's principle world cultures museum, with vast collections from North America, ancient Mesoamerica, Africa, and Oceania. Changing exhibits explore human societies and culture from prehistory to the present. Experience the Plains Indian wars from the Lakota perspective, marvel at the spectacular wall paintings of the Maya, Moche, and American southwest, and explore the many island cultures of the Pacific.
Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park, Specialized
Plimoth Plantation, a bicultural museum, offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Wampanoag People and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. Our exhibits, programs, live interpreters, and historic settings encourage a new level of understanding about present-day issues affecting communities around the world.
Archaeology, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military
The Scituate Historical Society is a South Shore leader in local history. For years it has been in the forefront with its innovative and educational programs. Explore our dynamic historic sites. Visit our Maritime and Irish Mossing Museum and three centuries of South Shore seafaring heritage. Examine our comprehensive photograph and print archives on early Scituate history, or use our extensive genealogical library on 17th century South Shore families.
Archaeology, Art, History, Historical Society
Museum & offices are located on the Second Floor of the Sudbury Town Hall. We try to have one exhibit a year on the auditorium floor. Call ahead to ascertain what & when it is.