Museums in Somerset

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Johnstown
Allows children to learn through play about Johnstown's geography, history, culture and industry. Plus regular special events offering storytelling, puppet shows, creative arts, and more.
Altoona
Kids can go back in time with exhibits and artifacts of railroad history, particularly that of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Pittsburgh
Two museums for the price of one! Dinosaurs are just the beginning at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, where scientific discovery comes alive. Visit Carnegie Museum of Art, where the local and the global meet through an extensive art collection. F...
Pittsburgh
Home to Roboworld, the Exploration Station and literally dozens of other activities connecting science and technology with everyday life in dynamic hands on experiences and through thrilling shows and demonstrations.
Winchester
Capture the sense of fascination and excitement you had as a child. At the Discovery Museum, families come to feel that wonder, together. The hands-on exhibits and programs, focused on the sciences, mathematics, the humanities and the arts, ignite cr...
Wheeling
Come and relive your childhood with the kids, rediscover vintage entertainments and classic home railway equipment.
Harpers Ferry
The John Brown Wax Museum graphically tells the story of John Brown and the raid on Harpers Ferry. Voice, music, & animation enhance the experience. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Harpers Ferry for ki...
Brunswick
On the second floor, the Museum's exhibits tell the history of Brunswick and the people who have lived here. Life-sized recreations of late Victorian rooms are the centerpiece of these exhibits. On the Museum's third floor is a massive HO Scale model...
Frederick
Interactive educational programs, exhibits, seminars and lectures provide the knowledge that Civil War medicine connects us not only to our past, but is the scientific and historical link to our present and our future.
Frederick
Cars...Trucks....Trains....and lego! Yes please!
Gettysburg
The American Civil War Museum brings history "back to life" Located in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, our museum is an educational and inspiring experience for families or tour groups of all ages. The museum is a "must" see for all visitors to Gettysbu...
Gettysburg
Explore & More is a Hands-on Children's Museum dedicated to providing challenging, educational experiences targeted at the education and growth of young children.
Harrisonburg
A hands-on, interactive museum where children (ages 2-12) and their families can explore and learn together. The museum offers a wide range of activities including culture, science and technology. All activities and exhibits are designed so young min...
Sterling
focuses on local agricultural heritage and provides an insight into historical rural life. Includes a play farm interactive exhibit specifically for children.
Chantilly
The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center displays many more artifacts including the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay and Space Shuttle Enterprise.
Gaithersburg
An interesting and educational museum on the cities' history, set in a beautifully resorted 1884 B&O Railroad Station complex in the lovely Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Staunton
To tell the story of these early immigrants and their American descendents, the Museum has moved or reproduced examples of traditional rural buildings from England, Germany, Ireland, West Africa, and America. The Museum engages the public at these ex...
NW Washington
The Phillips Collection, America's first museum of modern art, opened in 1921 in the home of Duncan Phillips (18861966). The collection includes Renoir's great masterpiece Luncheon of the Boating Party, along with other outstanding Impressionist pain...
O Street Museum
(132 Miles)
Washington
The only museum of its kind, O Street Museum has always been dedicated to exploring the creative process. With more than 100 rooms and 32 secret doors, the collection rotates and changes daily.
Canton
The museum currently exhibits forty-five rare and unusual classic and special interest automobiles. The gorgeous vehicles are complemented by the thousands of pieces of historical memorabilia displayed throughout the museum.
Washington DC
At National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C., past and current expeditions, adventures, and scientific research come to life. Enjoy a wide variety of changing exhibitions as well as permanent and interactive displays that reflect the richness and...
NW Washington DC
Apart from being a great art gallery, they also do great family programs - recommended for the small people as galleries can be hard work when you are little
NW Washington DC
Lots for kids to do, check out the special kids section of the website. Lots of hands-on exhibits, old cars, trains - the kid of things that keep the small people amused - can get busy though, so best to go b4 lunch
Madame Tussauds
(134 Miles)
NW Washington
Visit Madame Tussauds Washington DC and experience our Presidents Gallery; a brand new exhibit that displays all 44 U.S. Presidents in an exciting and interactive environment. The Presidents Gallery is the only place in the world where people can int...
Washington
The only public museum in the United States solely dedicated to espionage. An amazing array of public programs, workshops, demonstrations, and action-packed missions to go on!
SW Washington DC
This internationally acclaimed museum tells the story of the Holocaust through artifacts, films, photos, and oral histories.
Penn Quarter
Smithsonian American Art Museum is the nations first art collection, and covers the richness and diversity of America's artists
NW Washington
Top tip for kids, you might want to make your first stop the first-floor Discovery Room, which is filled with creative hands-on exhibits "for children of all ages." Every now and then, the hall comes alive with animal sounds, all part of exhibit wiza...
Washington
Committed to offering an experience that the whole family can enjoy. While there may be some portions of the museum you choose to avoid with your child, there are numerous exhibits and interactives that are perfect for kids!
NW Washington
While families are welcome to enjoy up to the minute scientific research it's largely aimed at over 8s, though hands-on activities are offered most weekends.
Newseum
(134 Miles)
NW Washington DC
There are 14 main galleries, many of them hands-on interactive, which are fun and interesting for all ages telling the story of NEWS down the ages
Newseum
(134 Miles)
Washington DC
The Newseum is pleased to announce the return of the popular â
Washington DC
Loads of children's events - family specific things to do on the site and children's audio tour as well. Please visit our webiste for more details on family oriented activities.
Washington
Hundreds of artifacts on display including the original Wright 1903 Flyer, the Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 command module, and a lunar rock sample that visitors can touch. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center displays many more artifacts including ...
SW Washington DC
The National Museum of the American Indian is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of Native cultures(check out the website)!!!
NE Washington
The National Postal Museum is divided into galleries that explore America's postal history from colonial times to the present. Visitors learn how mail has been transported, emphasize the importance of letters, and spotlight the creation and wondrous ...
College Park
Visitors to the museum step into an open 1½ story exhibit space, which highlights the display of unique aircraft and artifacts and tells the story of the airport's many 1st in flight to today.
Navy Yard
(136 Miles)
Washington DC
Loads of hands on things to keep the kids occupied naval artifacts, model ships, undersea vehicles, sub periscopes, a space capsule, a decommissioned destroyer - feel tired just reading it!! Please note that non-military visitors must call 24 hours i...
Baltimore
Come discover and relive the origins of America's oldest sport! Engulf yourself in rare photographs and art, vintage equipment and uniforms, striking sculptures and trophies, cherished memorabilia and artifacts.
Baltimore
The Baltimore Museum of Art organizes and presents a variety of dynamic exhibitions and innovative programs throughout the year. The Museum is Maryland's largest art museum featuring more than 85,000 works or art, ranging from ancient mosaics to cont...
Linthicum
From telegraph and radio to radar and satellites, the National Electronics Museum offers visitors access to the electronic marvels that have helped to shape our country and our world.
Baltimore
Where America's most important, historic and comprehensive collection lives to tell the story of railroading every day. Forty acres of heritage and a world class collection await your discovery!
Baltimore
Both the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum and Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. The Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum presents the life and times of George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Baltimore's native son who became America's first sports celebrity and an inter...
Baltimore City
Located in Camden Station at Camden Yards. The museum exhibits nearly 6,000 pop culture artifacts from the past 250 years including comics, toys, dolls, games and memorabilia from every category. Journey from the late 1700s to the present day and rev...
Baltimore
Port Discovery, the Children's Museum in Baltimore, provides experiences which ignite imagination, inspire learning, and nurture growth through play. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maryland
Baltimore
The Museum is the steward of the 1854 US Sloop-of-War Constellation. It's also the custodian of all related artifacts, materials, and histories from the Baltimore-built Frigate Constellation of 1797, to the 1960s-era aircraft carrier Constellation C...
Baltimore
The BMI is a great place to learn and have fun at any age! Enjoy a guided tour including demonstrations of working industrial artifacts, or explore the digital tour's numerous audio or video tracks. There's also a wide range of public programs for al...
Parkersburg
Both oil and natural gas were discovered in western Virginia by the first explorers in the mid-1700s. George Washington acquired 250 acres in what is now West Virginia because it contained an oil and gas spring. This exciting history is portrayed at ...
Falmouth
Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont consists of an art studio, historic house museum, and restored gardens and grounds. Woodland paths, a museum shop, and picnic area are also available.
Clinton
Restored in 1976 by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, today the museum presents a variety of programs and events, recapturing the history of mid-19th century life and focusing on the fascinating web of the Lincoln conspiracy...

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