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Everhart Museum, Scranton

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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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  • Great for a rainy day. All the staff we encountered were wonderful. It was obvious they take pride in their museum. Two wings were closed for renovations; but still worth the visit. The bird collectio...  more »
  • This museum is in the Nay Aug Park. It is a small museum that takes less than an hour to tour but is worth the visit. There is an incredible collection of birds that is well worth seeing.  more »
  • If you are into birds, they have an impressive ornithology collection. The gems and fossils and dinosaurs were cool too. Upstairs in the art museum of which the best part was the superheroes exhibit, ...  more »
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  • Stumbled upon this Museum while visiting Nay Aug park. Pleasantly suprised by this museum. A great selection of art and science & affordable. Thank you , those who keep this place so nice. A true gem in the Scranton area .
  • A wonderful addition to the Scranton area. The past few exhibits have been well-curated and interesting. I have been enjoying the "Everhart after dark" events as well as the summer events out on the lawn. Keep it up!
  • We shared our treasured experiences with our future daughter- in-law and grandchildren by taking them to the museum ; they too, had an enjoyable time .
  • Great small museum. Paintings by artists I've not heard of but wonderful. Beautiful glassware exihibits too.
  • Small with well packed with learning material

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