Arboretum, Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Park
Agecroft Hall, an historic 15th century Tudor manor house, was dismantled and rebuilt in 1926 on 23 acres of gardens and grounds overlooking the James River.
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.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park
To provide resource-based recreation while preserving, interpreting and restoring natural and cultural resources.
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.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Park
The earliest history of Allerton Garden was intermingled with the upper part of the Lawa’i Valley that is now the McBryde Garden. Both were integral to the ahupua’a (land division) of Lawa’i. It was not until well after the arrival of the first Europeans in the late 1700s and the subsequent changes to the traditional Hawaiian way of life that the history of the lower Lawa’i Valley began to diverge from that of the upper valley.
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.
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is the oldest public arboretum in North America and one of the world?s leading centers for the study of plants. Administered by the Office of the Provost of Harvard University and a link in Boston?s Emerald Necklace of parks, the Arnold Arboretum is a unique blend of respected research institution and beloved public landscape.
Arboretum, Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Atlanta History Museum at the Atlanta History Center is one of the largest history museums in the nation, featuring award-winning signature exhibitions that tell the story of the region's people, from its earliest settlers to the international city of today. Be sure to check our calendar for listings of our current temporary exhibitions. The Atlanta History Museum also includes a unique Museum Shop and Chick-fil-A at the Coca Cola Café.
Arboretum, Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Park
Avoca, the principal architectural landmark of the Town of Altavista, is an American Queen Anne-style house, designed by architect J.M.B. Lewis and built in 1901. Designated a Virginia Historic Landmark and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Avoca is the home site of Revolutionary Patriot Colonel Charles Lynch.
Great River, New York
Arboretum, Art, Historic House
Bayou Bend Collections and Gardens in Houston, 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, 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.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Arboretum, Botanical Garden
One of the top-ten public gardens in the United States, noted for 150 acres of landscaped gardens & preserved Northwest forest.
Anthropology, Arboretum, Archaeology, Library, Natural History, Science, Specialized, University
The Center for Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Nursing is one of the region’s premier centers for transformational learning and research. Here, students are empowered to discover a passion for their studies and achieve success in their future careers.
Awaken your senses in this 320-acre living classroom: Walk the 3 miles of trails while viewing over 3,200 plant and trees from North and South America, Africa, the Mediterranean, Asia and Australia. Experience the fragrance of the Gum Bark trees and the scent of the eucalyptus trees. Listen for and/or see the more than 270 species of birds who call the Arboretum home. Seasonally watch the flutter of the butterflies and dragonflies or catch glimpses of a variety of hummingbirds.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Library, Military, Nature Centers
Our museum is located in the cradle of Texas. Stephen F Austin, himself, named the town, and Jane Long operated a hotel/tavern here for the years when Texas was forming it's republic. It is located in the oldest public building in Brazoria.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden
Brookside Gardens is a horticultural display garden whose mission is to foster an appreciation for the art of gardening and science of horticulture through plant collections, horticultural displays, learning opportunities and events. We are a community resource for a diverse population who come to relax, learn, exercise, and enjoy the beauty of the gardens as a respite from the surrounding urban environment.