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Everhart Museum, Scranton

(3.9/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
The Everhart Museum is a non-profit art and natural history museum located in Nay Aug Park in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. It was founded in 1908 by Dr. Isaiah Fawkes Everhart, a local medical doctor and skilled taxidermist. Many of the specimens in the museum's extensive ornithological collection came from Dr. Everhart's personal collection.In addition to the zoological displays, the permanent collection includes works of visual art (many by Northeastern Pennsylvanian artists), ethnological artifacts, and fossils. The museum has an excellent permanent display of American folk art.
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  • We were very impressed with the collection of birds from large hawks to tiny songbirds and hummingbirds, as well as very unique birds of paradise! The art collection of local Pennsylvania artists was ...  more »
  • We try to visit the Everhart Museum every year. The staff is always friendly and helpful. I like that they continually change exhibits and the birds alone are a must see.  more »
  • This small museum is jam packed with things to learn. My favorite sections are the African culture and the art rooms on the top floor  more »
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  • Being one of the only things for kids to do in the area it would have been considerate to change ur hours accordingly on ur website. There was a little crowd of disappointed children today.
  • So lucky to have such a wonderful staff curating fun and thoughtful exhibits in the rotating galleries. Also do so much to partner with local community and agencies and involve children. Great place to take visitors to Scranton.
  • Amazing exhibits for such a small Museum.
  • Go for the crowd-pleasing seasonal exhibits, stay for the freaky world class stuffed bird collection.
  • The Everhart Museum collection is small but quaintly eclectic. Their bird collection is second to none and their special exhibitions are constantly changing and are very creative. The nice thing is that you can enjoy the peace and quiet of a museum setting without big city crowds or people pushing and shoving or making noise. The Museum is clean, peaceful, serene, sober, family-friendly, and even has a gift shop and children's corner where toddlers can play. The Museum even has a few surprises like the mummified remains of a cat. Their is a smattering of American folk art, African art, ancient sculpture and art and nineteenth-century American and Pennsylvania art. It is just enough to wet your appetite without overwhelming the senses.