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Everhart Museum, Scranton

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The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art 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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  • Beautiful older building with some great displays. I was interested in the fossils but found myself excitedly discovering the art display upstairs. The taxidermied animals were old but very well... 
    Beautiful older building with some great displays. I was interested in the fossils but found myself excitedly discovering the art display upstairs. The taxidermied animals were old but very well...  more »
  • An odd but enjoyable mix of artwork and taxidermed birds. Artwork greatly varied, not by prominent artist but fun, interesting and on many subjects. Very, Very good collection of what appears to be....  more
    An odd but enjoyable mix of artwork and taxidermed birds. Artwork greatly varied, not by prominent artist but fun, interesting and on many subjects. Very, Very good collection of what appears to be....  more »
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  • Been here as a teen, a parent and now a grandparent. Wonderful exhibit of the Native American Indian. Ppl ease come to view. Aug 15, 2021 will be the end of it’s stay. We will be back. Only open Fri Sat and Sun 12 - 5. 😊❤️
  • Perfect place to bring the kids on a weekend that won't break the bank and they will love!

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