Everhart Museum

Scranton, PA

Where are we going?

Everhart Museum
1901 Mulberry Street
Scranton
PA
18510

570-346-7186

What is there to do?

From animals, to science, to art...get among it all in the Everhart Museum! There are permanent and short-term exhibits for you to enjoy, which also means that there is always something new for you to see every time you visit!

The museum was founded initially as a natural history museum, so this particular collection is stunning.  Even in 1920 there were already over 400 mammals and 2,100 botanical specimens in the collection! Learn all about the animals, rocks, ancient fossils and fascinating plant specimens as you walk around the collection.  There will be many species that you will have never heard of - and it makes you realize how incredible this planet is! 

Do you know what the Ethnographic collection would be showing you?  Have a guess when you're there - you will see artefacts from Native Americans, Africans, Chinese and Japanese cultures, to name a few. 

If you are a budding artist, or just appreciate the colors and strokes of a beautiful painting, there are great works on paper, decorative arts as well as paintings for you to study.

Just sit and have a look at one for a while - how does it change as you are looking at it? Does it come to life?

The museum hold special events through the year, as well as fun fund raising activities - these in the past have been meet the artist days, Shark events and farm to table events so they are designed for the whole family in mind, and for kids to come away with a love for the world. 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $7

Children: $3 (ages 6 - 12)

Discount: Seniors and Students $5

Free Under: 5, and members

LAST UPDATED 2014

Need a little extra help?

The museum does have disabled access via the rear entrance. There are also allocated parking spaced adjacent to the entrance.

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When can we go?

Mon, Thurs and Fri - Noon - 4pm / Saturday 10am - 5pm / Sunday Noon - 5pm

Closed January, as well as Tuesdays and Wednesdays

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Any top tips?

As much as you might think the collections are great, you will have to keep them as great memories as photography is unfortunately not permitted. There is an elevator which is accessible from all floors, and a wheelchair available for public use at the museum itself.

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