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  Natural History Pages:  AK-AZ, CA, CA-CO, CO-DE, FL-GA, GA-HI, IL-MA, MA-MI, MN-NJ, NM-OH, OK-SD, TXUT-WA, WI-ZZ  

 
Minnesota
Minneapolis
Bell Museum of Natural History
17th
Minneapolis MN 55455
Phone 612 624-1374
Web Site www.umn.edu/bellmuse/
Description Dioramas, Touch & See room, wildlife art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

 

  MT

  Butte

  Mineral Museum - MT Bureau Mines & Geology

  1300 West Park Street

  Montana Tech

  Butte  MT   59701    

  Phone   406 496-4414

  Web   http://www.mbmg.mtech.edu/museum.htm

  E-mail  mailto:pubsales@mtech.edu

  Description  overlooking Butte Mining District, "The Richest Hill on earth

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Minerals

  New or  Updated                      1/31/2006


  MT

  Missoula

  Montana Natural History Center

  BuildingT-2

  Fort Missoula Road

  Missoula MT  59804    

  Phone   406 327-0405

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@TheNatureCenter.org

  Description  live amphibians & reptiles, nature trail, ice age mammals, adventure garden,

                    zoological collection

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Zoology

  New or Updated:  10/25/2004

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Montana
Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park Museums
PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park MT 82190
Phone
307 344-2262
Web Site
http://www.nps.gov/yell
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

North Carolina
Asheville
Colburn Gem and Mineral Museum
Address
Asheville NC
Phone
Web Site 
www.main.nc.us/colburn
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility  Minerals

 

  North Carolina
Aurora
Aurora Fossil Museum
Address
Aurora NC
Phone
Web Site  www.pamlico.com/aurora/fossils
Description corporate owned collection of fossils found in its phosphate pits
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils
Owner/Operator: PCS Corporation
 

  NC

  Charlotte

  Charlotte Nature Museum

  1658 Sterling Road

  Charlotte  NC

  Phone 704 372-6261

  Web Site http://www.discoveryplace.org/naturemuseum.asp

  Toll Free 800 935-0553

  E-mail  mailto:info@discoveryplace.org

  Description  native animals, nature nook, butterflies, Insect Alley, PawPaw Trail,

                    nature dome with Grandpa Tree

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus Natural History

  Nature of Group  Animals

  New or Updated: 10/15/2006

 

  North Carolina
Gastonia
Shiele Museum of Natural History
1500 East Garrison Boulevard
Gastonia NC 28054
Phone
704 866-6900
Alt Phone
704 866-6908
Web Site www.shielemuseum.org
Description multiple disciplines, nature trail, historical exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
 

  NC

  Harkers Island

  Core Sound Waterfowl  Museum

  1785 Island Road

  PO Box 556

  Harkers Island   NC  28531    

  Phone   252 728-1500

  Web Site  http://www.coresound.com/

  E-mail  mailto:museum@coresound.com

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  Description  handmade working decoys by local carvers -- demonstrations in summer

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Birds

  Collection A-F Decoys

  New or Updated:  10/29/2004

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  North Carolina
Raleigh
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones Street
Raleigh NC  27601
Phone 919 733-7450
Web Site http://www.naturalsciences.org/
Toll Free 877 4NATSCI
E-mail mailto:museum@naturalsciences.org
Description Willo -- dinosaur with fossilized heart, Mountains to the Sea habitats, Coastal Carolina, Interactive Areas
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Natural History

North Carolina
Risco
Frisco Native American Museum and Natural History
53536 NC 12 Highway
Risco NC 27936
Phone
252 995-4440
Web Site
http://nativeamericanmuseum.org/index.html
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Natural History
Group Identity
Native American
 
  North Carolina
Wilmington
Cape Fear Museum
814 Market Street
Wilmington NC 28401
Phone
910 341-7413
Web Site
www.co.new-hanover.nc.us/
Description
Natural history & culture. Ecology exhibit
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility
Cultural History

North Carolina
Wilmington
Cape Fear Museum
814 Market Street
Wilmington NC 28401
Phone
910 341-7413
Web Site
www.co.new-hanover.nc.us/
Description
Natural history & culture. Ecology exhibit
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility
Cultural History
 
 

  NE

  Crawford

  Trailside Museum of Natural History

  Fort Robinson State Park

  PO Box 462

  Crawford  NE   69339    

  Phone   308 665-2929

  Web Site  http://www.museum.unl.edu/trailside/

  E-mail  mailto:dnixon1@unl.edu

  Description  western Nebraska fossils including mammoth, rhino & giant tortoise; flintknapping

                    (making arrowheads)

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  Owner/Operator:  University of Nebraska State Museum

  New or Updated:   1/20/2005
 

  NE

  Gering

  WyoBraska Natural History Museum

  950 U Street

  Gering  NE           69341    

  Phone   308 436-7104

  Web Site  http://www.wyobraskawildlifemuseum.com/

  Description  250 species of mounted wildlife, 30x19 foot Baluchithere

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Collection N-Z  Taxidermy

  New or Updated:  1/29/2005

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  NE

  Hastings

  Hastings Museum of Natural & Cultural History

  1330 North Burlington Avenue

  PO Box 1286

  Hastings  NE   68901    

  Phone   402 461-4629

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

  Toll Free  800 508-4629

  Description  cultural and natural history, 200 mounted birds

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  Collection A-F Coins

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:  2/4/2005
 

  NE

  Lincoln

  University of Nebraska State Museum

  307 Morrill Hall

  Lincoln  NE     68588    

  Phone  402 472-2642

  Web Site http://www-museum.unl.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:elephant@unl.edu

  Description  extensive online databases, fossil elephants, wildlife dioramas,

                    American Indian exhibits

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:  11/23/2006

    NJ
 
Mountainside
 
Trailside Nature & Science Center
 
452 New Providence Road
 
Mountainside  NJ   07092    
 
Phone   908 789-3670
 
Web Site  http://test.ucnj.org/svcsgov/parksrec/trailsde.htm
 
Description  located in 2000 acre reserve, visor enter & natural history museum
 
Type of Resource   Nature
 
Primary Focus  Natural History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Nature Preserve
 
New or Updated:    1/30/2004

New Jersey
Ogdensburg
T S Warren Museum of Fluorescence
30 Plant Street
Ogdensburg NJ 07439

Phone 973 209-7212
Web Site http://www.sterlinghill.org/warren/index.htm
E-mail mailto:warrenmuseum@sterlinghill.org
Description 16 exhibits in 3 rooms including 16 foot long display of fluorescent minerals under varied  light sources, theme cases, 3000 pound geode
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals
New or Updated: 05/06/2003
 

  NJ

  Sandy Hook

  Brookdale Ocean Institute

  Building 53 Fort Hancock

  MAIL: Box 533

  Sandy Hook NJ   07732    

  Web Site http://www.brookdale.cc.nj.us/staff/sandyhook/Ocean%20Institute%20Cal

               endar_files/Ocean%20Institute%20Calendar.htm

  Description  primarily for school field trips, some family offerings on weekends

                    ALWAYS confirm by mail

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Oceanography

  New or Updated:  4/2/2007

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