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Science Museum Pennsylvania- Tennessee

 
  Science Museum Pages:  AK-AZ, CA, CO-DE, FL-GAHI-IL, IN-LA, MA-MDME-MIMN-MT, NE-NY, OH-OR, PA-TN, TX-VA, VT-ZZ  

Pennsylvania
Harrisburg
Museum of Scientific Discovery
Address
Harrisburg PA
Phone
Web Site www.msd.org
Description participatory museum with over 100 exhibits
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

    Pennsylvania

  Philadelphia

  Franklin Institute Science Museum

  222 North 20th St

  Philadelphia  PA  19103    

  Phone  215 448-1200

  Web Site http://www2.fi.edu/

  Description  one of the major science museums in the country

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Collection N-Z   Printing

  New or Updated:  6/21/2007

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Insectarium
8046 Frankfort Avenue
Philadelphia PA
Phone 215 338-3000
Web Site www.insectarium.com
Description over 100,000 insects, many alive, including kitchen and bath swarming with cockroaches
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Insects

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Mutter Museum
College of Physicians of Philadelphia
19 South 22nd Street
Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone 215 563-3737
Web Site www.collphyphil.org/
Description medical exhibits, instruments, preserved specimens
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Industry /Profession Medical

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  Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
Carnegie Science Center
1 Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh PA 15212
Phone 412 237-3400
Web Site   www.csc.clpgh.org/
Alt Web  www.carnegisciencecenter.org/
Description hands on exhibits, WWII sub, miniature train
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

 

  RI

  Newport News

  Thames Science Center

  77 Long Wharf

  Newport News  RI   02840    

  Phone   401 849-6966

  Alt Web  http://www.engineeringsights.org/SightDetail.asp?Sightid=582&id=RI&vie

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  Description  located on the waterfront, their website is now a parked site (as of MAR

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus Science Museum

  New or Updated:  3/23/2006

    SC
 
Spartanburg
 
Spartanburg Science Center
 
385 South Spring St
 
Spartanburg   SC      29306    
 
Phone   864 583-2777
 
Web Site  http://www.sparklenet.com/sciencecenter/
 
Description  rocks & minerals, electricity, astronomy, insects, health, animals, human body
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
New or Updated:  4/28/2004

 

  SD

  Pierre

  South Dakota Discovery Center and Aquarium

  805 West Sioux Ave

  Pierre  SD   57501    

  Phone  605 224-8295

  Web  http://www.sd-discovery.com/

  Description  electricity, magnetism, fresh water fish

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated              2/13/2006

 

  SD

  Rapid City

  Journey Museum

  222 New York Street

  Rapid City                    SD           57701    

  Phone   605 394-6923

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

  Description  four museums in one:  geology, archaeology, Sioux Indian, and Pioneer

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  Group Identity   Native American

  New or Updated:           12/29/2005
 

  SD

  Sioux Falls

  Washington Pavilion of Arts & Sciences

  301 S Main Avenue

  Sioux Falls SD   57104    

  Phone   605 367-7397

  Web   www.washingtonpavilion.org

  Description  multi disciplinary visual & performing arts and science center

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Kind of Activity   Performance

  New or Updated                    2/14/2006

  Tennessee
Knoxville
East Tennessee Discovery Center
516 North Beaman St
Knoxville TN 37914
Phone 865 594-1494
Web Site www.korrnet.org/etdc/
Description butterfly, geology, stuffed animals, live insect zoo
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Collection A-F Butterflies

 

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  TN
 
Nashville
 
Adventure Science Museum
 
800 Fort Negley Blvd
 
Nashville  TN    37203    
 
Phone   615 862-5160
 
Web Site  http://www.adventuresci.com/info/contact.shtml
 
E-mail  mailto:info@adventuresci.com
 
Description  Blue Max flight simulator, Adventure Tower, Construction Junction
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
New or Updated:     4/30/2004

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  TN

  McNairy County

  Coon Creek Science Center

  McNairy County   TN

  Phone   901 320-6370

  Web Site  http://www.memphismuseums.org/creek.htm

  Description  large fossil site, FOR ORGANIZED GROUPS ONLY, by reservation

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils

  New or Updated:   5/3/2005


 

  TN

  Oak Ridge

  American  Museum of Science & Energy

  300 South Tulane Avenue

  Oak Ridge  TN  37830    

  Phone 865 576-3200

  Web Site http://www.amse.org/

  Description  exhibits, demonstrations, events focused on atomic energy

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  New or Updated:  8/30/2006

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