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Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, nature, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation.

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Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas. . .

American Helicopter Museum & Education Center

West Chester, PA, USA

The transport museum focuses on the history, science and technology of rotary wing aviation. . .

American Philosophical Society Museum

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The American Philosophical Society Museum hosts revolving, thematic exhibitions that explore the intersections of history, art, and science. . .

Delaware Museum of Natural History

Wilmington, DE, USA

The Delaware Museum of Natural History is known for its extensive collections of seashells, birds, and bird eggs. . .


The Franklin Institute

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Franklin Institute is a science museum and center of science education and research in Philadelphia. . .


Hagley Museum and Library

Wilmington, DE, USA

The Hagley Museum and Library is a nonprofit educational institution in Wilmington, Delaware. . .

Iron Hill Science Center

Newark, DE, USA

The Iron Hill Science Center has exhibits of insects, fossils, plants and taxidermy. . .


Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Kislak Center houses a notable collection devoted to the history of chemistry and related subjects. . .


Marshall Steam Museum

Yorklyn, DE, USA

The Marshall Steam Museum is a collection of antique steam-powered cars on the grounds of Auburn Heights Preserve, a state park in Yorklyn, Delaware. . .


Mütter Museum - College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Mütter Museum is a medical museum in Center City Philadelphia. . .

National Iron and Steel Heritage Museum

Coatesville, PA, USA

This museum focuses on the industrial history of Southeastern Pennsylvania. . .

Philadelphia Mint

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Philadelphia Mint was created after passage of the Coinage Act of 1792. . .


Roebling Museum

Roebling, NJ, USA

This museum has exhibits related to the history of Roebling, New Jersey, and the John A. Roebling's Sons Company. . .


Science History Institute

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Science History Institute (formerly the Chemical Heritage Foundation) is an institution that preserves and promotes understanding of the history of science. . .

Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is located in Southwest Philadelphia near Philadelphia International Airport. . .


Wagner Free Institute of Science

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Wagner Free Institute of Science is a natural history museum in North Philadelphia. . .

Zoos & Aquariums

Adventure Aquarium

Camden, NJ, USA

The Adventure Aquarium, formerly the New Jersey State Aquarium, is a for-profit educational entertainment attraction. . .

Brandywine Zoo

Wilmington, DE, USA

Brandywine Zoo is a small zoo that opened in 1905 in Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware. . .

Elmwood Park Zoo

Norristown, PA, USA

The Elmwood Park Zoo is located on 16 acres in Norristown, Pennsylvania. . .

Morris Arboretum

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. . .

Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia, PA, USA

The Philadelphia Zoo was the first zoo in the United States. . .

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