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Colorado
Denver
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
2001 Colorado Blvd
Denver CO 80205
Phone
303 322-7009
Web Site
www.dmnh.org/
Toll Free:  800 925-2250
Description One of Denver's premier family attractions: wildlife exhibits, IMAX theater, the award-winning Prehistoric Journey and Egyptian Mummies exhibitions, the Hall of Life, gem and mineral displays, and much more! (Text Courtesy of Denver Museum of Nature & Science)
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American

 

Colorado
Estes Park
Rocky Mountain National Park
1000 Highway 36
Estes Park CO  80517
Phone 
970 586-1206
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/romo/
E-mail  ROMO_Information@nps.gov
Alt Web  http://estes.on-line.com/rmnp/rmnp-hst.html
Description  416 square miles, 90% wilderness alpine ecology, archaeology, glaciology, herbarium, geology; Morraine Park Museum, Never Summer Ranch (1920's dude ranch), 5 visitor centers with cultural & natural history exhibits
Type of Resource  Nature
Primary Focus  Natural History
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

 

  CO

  Fruita

  Dinosaur Journey

  550 Jurassic Court

  Fruita  CO

  Phone   970 858-7282

  Web Site  http://www.dinosaurjourney.org/DinosaurJourney.htm

  Description  local fossil finds, animated 1/2 size dinosaurs

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Paleontology

  New or Updated:  3/22/2006

 

  Colorado
Morrison
Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center
16831 West Alameda Pkwy
Morrison CO 80465
Phone 303 697-3466
Web Site http://www.dinoridge.org/
Description fossil rich area with stratigraphy revealing multiple eras, visitor center with guidebooks and organized tours
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils
New or Updated: 04/12/2003

Colorado
Trinidad
Louden-Henritze Archaeology Museum
Trinidad State Junior College, Freudenthal Library
600 Prospect Street
Trinidad CO 81082
Phone 719 846-5508
Web Site http://www.tsjc.cccoes.edu/arch_museum/louden1.htm
Toll Free 800 937-6884
E-mail mailto:loretta.martin@tsjc.cccoes.edu
Description features geology and fossils as well as archaeology -- exhibits include recent local find mosasaur skeleton
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Paleontology

 

  CO

  Westminster

  Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center

   6252 West 104th Avenue

  Westminster        CO           80020    

  Phone   303 469-5441

  Web Site  http://www.butterflies.org/index.cfm

  Description  5 acre facility with 1200 butterflies, tropical conservatory, insect center with touching  and holding of tarantulas, cockroaches, Water's Edge

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Insects

  Collection A-F Butterflies

  New or Updated:              8/7/2005

 

 

 

  Connecticut
Greenwich
Bruce Museum
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich CT 06830
Phone 203 869-0376
Web Site www.brucemuseum.com
Description art and science -- interactive exhibits, mechanical banks, 19th century American art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Collection A-F Banks
Collection N-Z Paintings

Research /Reading Library
Era 19th
 
 

  CT

  Litchfield

  White Memorial Conservation Center

  80 Whitehall Road

  Litchfield  CT   06759    

  Phone   860 567-0857

  Web Site  http://www.whitememorialcc.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@whitememorialcc.org

  Description  museum on grounds of 4000 acre wildlife sanctuary

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  New or Updated:             2/22/2005


 

  CT

  Mystic

  Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

  109 Pequotsepos Road

  PO Box 122

  Mystic CT    06355    

  Phone   860 536-1216

  Web Site  http://www.dpnc.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@dpnc.org

  Description  200 acre preserve with 7 miles of trails, birds of prey in outdoor flight enclosure, Trail-Side museum with animal exhibits

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Kind of Activity   Hiking

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  New or Updated:  2/13/2005

 

  CT
 
New Haven
 
Peabody Museum of Natural History
 
170 Whitney Avenue
 
New Haven  CT  06511   
 
Phone   203 432-5050
 
Web Site  www.peabody.yale.edu/
 
Description  11 million specimens and objects in almost all natural history categories, historic  scientific instruments
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
Owner/Operator:  Yale University

  New or Updated:  5/16/2005

  CT

  New Haven

  Invertebrate Paleontology Image Gallery

  Yale University

  170 Whitney Avenue

  New Haven  CT     06520    

  Web Site  http://www.yale.edu/ypmip/mainpage.html

  E-mail  mailto:peabody.webmaster@yale.edu

  Description  online images from the Invertebrate Paleontology collection at the Peabody museum

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  New or Updated:              3/2/2005

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  Connecticut
Rocky Hill
Dinosaur State Park
400 West Street
Rocky Hill CT 06067
Phone 860 529-8423
Web Site http://www.dinosaurstatepark.org/
Description geodesic dome with fossil dinosaur tracks, surrounded by arboretum with trails and plant families representing those of the Age of Dinosaurs
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Arboretum
New or Updated: 03/25/2003

Connecticut
Sharon
Sharon Audubon Center
325 Cornwall Bridge Road
Sharon CT 0069
Phone 860 364-0520
Web Site http://www.audubon.org/local/sanctuary/sharon/index.htm
E-mail mailto:http://www.audubon.org/local/sanctuary/sharon/Pages/emailout.htm
Description nature center and wildlife sanctuary, visitor center with natural history museum, trails
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Birds
Owner/Operator: National Audubon Society
New or Updated: 03/22/2003

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  CT

  Storrs

  Connecticut Archaeology Center

  2019 Hillside Road, Unit 1023

  Storrs  CT   06269    

  Phone 860 486-4460

  Web  http://www.cac.uconn.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:sue.broneill@uconn.edu

  Description  North and South American collections, material from 400 Connecticut sites

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated   2/9/2006
 

  CT

  Westport

  Earthplace

  10 Woodside Lane

  PO Box 165

  Westport  CT   06880    

  Phone   203 227-7253

  Web Site  www.naturecenterwestport.org

  Description  Natural Science museum and animal shelter in wildlife sanctuary with

                    nature trails

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated:    2/15/2006

  DC
Washington
National Museum of Natural History
Constitution Avenue
Washington DC  20560
Phone 202 357-1300
Web Site www.si.edu/nmah
Description on the mall, general natural history museum
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Paleontology

DC
Washington
Rock Creek Nature Center & Planetarium
3545 Williamsburg Lane NW
Washington DC 20008
Phone
202 895-6000
Alt Phone 202 895-6070
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/rocr/
E-mail mailto:rocr_superintendent@nps.gov
Description nature trails, historic sites, and a planetarium, as well as recreational
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Building Type Mill
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
New or Updated: 04/06/2003
  Delaware
Newark
Iron Hill Museum
1355 Old Baltimore Pike
Newark DE 19702
Phone 302 368-5703
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/58iron/58about.htm
Description school founded as philanthropic endeavor by DuPont, grounds now hold
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Building Type Schoolhouse
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
Group Identity African American
New or Updated: 04/09/2003

Delaware
Wilmington
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington DE 19807
Phone  302 658-9111
Web Site www.delmnh.org
Description dinosaurs, dioramas
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

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