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Taxonomy Code: TA-5500

Institutions that acquire, preserve, research, exhibit and provide for educational use, objects or artifacts of artistic, cultural, historical, scientific or technological significance which are presented in a popular and fairly non-technical manner. Collections may include works of art; objects and artifacts that are related to the study of zoology, biology, botany, mineralogy, geology and other natural sciences, history, archeology, science and technology; materials related to motion pictures, sports, music, theater and other aspects of the arts and popular culture; memorabilia and other collectibles; or material relating to the history and achievements of a particular cultural or ethnic group. Most museums have auxiliary services which enhance the museum experience for visitors.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Albright Care Services - Slifer House MuseumOpened to the public as a Museum in 1976. Since that time the house has been furnished with appropriate decorative arts from the Victorian Era. Many family artifacts have been returned to the house from descendants and friends of the Slifer and Ross families.UnionAlbright Care Services - Slifer House MuseumAlbright Care Services
Historic Wrightsville, Inc.Historic Wrightsville was organized in 1975 in preparation for the celebration of our nation's 200th anniversary. The organization was incorporated as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit in 1983; to promote interest in the history of the community, to identify and preserve historic sites, and to promote community spirit by enriching the social, educational and cultural life of Wrightsville Borough and the surrounding area. To teach community heritage, upgrade community social life and restore historical landmarks. Will open for special groups.YorkHistoric Wrightsville, Inc.Historic Wrightsville, Inc.
Nurture Nature CenterProvides a range of science, art and community education programming focused on local environmental topics of interest to the community. Events include film screenings, speakers, shows on the 6-foot animated globe exhibit called Science on a Sphere, art exhibits and more. Participants include school groups, youth and adult clubs and organizations, families and individuals. Most programs are free to the public.NorthamptonNurture Nature CenterNurture Nature Center
Planetarium at the State Museum of PennsylvaniaPlanetarium shows and schedules vary throughout the year and cover an array of astronomy and space science topics. Be sure to check our webiste for the latest information. Planetarium show special effects and educational content may not be appropraite for children ages 4 and under.DauphinThe State Museum of PennsylvaniaThe State Museum of Pennsylvania
Susquehanna Art MuseumPrograms for children to learn about artists, art history and the vital role art plays in education and everyday life. Book discussions, lectures and educational trips for adults.DauphinSusquehanna Art MuseumSusquehanna Art Museum
The State Museum of PennsylvaniaThe State Museum of Pennsylvania serves the public by researching, collecting, and preserving artifacts and specimens, which exemplify the Commonwealth's natural and cultural heritage, and by telling Pennsylvania's story through education exhibits and programs.DauphinThe State Museum of PennsylvaniaThe State Museum of Pennsylvania

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