Desert Botanical Gardens
Discover the beauty of desert plants at the Desert Botanical Garden, a living museum featuring more than 500,000 plants, including rare, threatened and endangered species. Acitivities include tours, workshops, seasonal exhibits, events and concerts, as well as the opportunity to shop for unique items in the gift and plant shop or dine at Gertrude's.
Arizona Science Center
One of the premier science centers in the nation, Arizona Science Center houses four levels of exciting hands-on exhibits. The Center is home to Evans Family SkyCycle, the state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium, the Irene P. Flinn Theater, featuring a 5-story giant screen, and CREATE at Arizona Science Center, a 6,500-square-foot community makerspace.
The Heard Museum enchants visitors from all over with the art, culture and history of Native Americans in the Southwest. With 12 exhibit galleries, an education center, a shop featuring genuine Native American art, a boutique bookstore and both indoor and outdoor dining, the Heard Museum is a place of learning, discovery and unforgettable experiences.
Museum of Science and Industry
MSI, Chicago, one of the largest science museums in the world, offers uniquely interactive experiences that inspire inventive genius and foster curiosity. From groundbreaking and award-winning exhibits that can't be found anywhere else to hands-on opportunities that make you the scientist, MSI is where fun and learning mix.
Art Institute of Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago boasts a collection that spans more than 5,000 years and represents the very best of the world's creative achievements. Visitors can explore an incredible range of American, modern and contemporary masterpieces, ancient art from around the world and cutting-edge graphic and industrial design.
The Adler Planetarium -- America's first planetarium -- is more than a museum. It's a laboratory, a classroom and a community exploring the universe together. The Planetarium's scientists, historians and educators inspire the next generation of explorers and invite everyone to explore the wonders of space.
Chicago Children's Museum
CCM is a place where families, caregivers and children are encouraged to create, explore and discover together through play. Three vibrant floors of exhibits and activities provide sensory experiences and engaging educational content focusing on literacy, science, math, visual/performing arts and health.
Field Museum of Natural History
A passport to travel around the world and back in time. With renowned exhibitions and scientific collections, the Museum displays over 4.6 billion years under one roof.
Miami Children's Museum
One of the largest children's museums in the country, the Miami Children's Museum is designed for and about children. The 56,500-square-foot facility was built to represent the elements of earth, wind, water and fire. Visitors can explore interactive learning experiences that fuse arts, culture, community and communication.
Perez Art Museum Miami
At Miami's flagship art museum, you can experience modern and contemporary international art. Exhibits highlighting Miami's diverse community and pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. In addition to explore the galleries, visitors can take in spectacular views of Biscayne Bay, enjoy waterfront dining and more.
Palm Beach Zoo
This unique tropical zoo houses 560 animals from around the world within 23 acres of lush tropical habitat. There are shady paths, a colorful carousel, an interactive water fountain, Nature Play Pavilion, a full-service restaurant, and opportunities to talk with zookeepers and watch animal trainings and feedings
The Florida Aquarium
Go from tree level to sea level while being educated and entertained by lemurs, sharks, rays, river otters, sea turtles and much more. Discover the wonders of the ocean and the animals that call it home. See how the Florida Aquarium's research, conservation and education outreach efforts make a difference in Tampa Bay and beyond.
Norton Museum of Art
This West Palm Beach institution is internationally known for its permanent collection of more than 7,000 works, including American, Chinese, Contemporary and European art, as well as photography. The Museum presents special exhibitions, programs and events throughout the year. Please note: The Norton is closed for construction and re-opens February 9, 2019.
American Museum of Natural History
This world-renowned museum serves as a field guide to the entire planet and presents a panorama of the world's cultures. Spend the day exploring 45 permanent exhibitions halls, including those in the Rose Center for Earth and Space and the Hayden Planetarium, as well as galleries for temporary exhibitions.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century, the Guggenheim is a vital cultural center, educational institution and the heart of an international network of museums. Experience exhibitions of modern and contemporary art in Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark building.
The New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden is a National Historic Landmark, as well as an iconic living museum, a major educational institution and a renowned plant research and conservation organization. One of the world's greatest collection of flora, the Garden offers 250 acres of extraordinary natural beauty as well as seasonal exhibitions.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum takes visitors of all ages on an interactive journey through the history of American innovation and bravery. Experience the nation's foremost collection of groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, including the space shuttle Enterprise, the world's fastest jets, and more unforgettable exhibits.
Long Island Children's Museum
Explore, play and create. The Long Island Children's Museum is home to 14 hands-on interactive exhibit galleries, a 140-seat live theater, and four classroom-size learning studios. The Museum is a community resource for all families with daily activities that provide hours of discover for children of all ages.
The Exploratorium is a playful learning laboratory where anyone can explore the world through science, art and human perception. You'll discover tools and experiences to encourage exploration: hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits, film screenings, evening events for adults and much more.
California Academy of Sciences
The California Academy of Science is a science museum – and scientific educational institution – located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. People of all ages can enjoy the wonders of the Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium, Osher Rainforest and Kimball Natural History Museum, all under one roof.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
In 2016, SFMOMA unveiled a new building with a 10-story expansion of the original building, enabling the Museum to display more of its outstanding holdings of modern and contemporary art. Visitors can also appreciate works of architecture, design and photography, as well as breathtaking city views from outdoor gardens and terraces.
The award-winning Oakland Zoo is home to over 700 native and exotic animals who live in expansive, naturalistic habitats: chimpanzees, sun bears, elephants, lions, giraffes and more. Whether you're planning a birthday party or a family trip, the Oakland Zoo promises a rewarding experience.
Asian Art Museum
The Asian Art Museum is home to a world-renowned collection of more than 18,000 art treasures throughout Asia spanning 6,000 years of history. The Museum presents free gallery tours and educational programs including performances, storytelling for kids, hands-on activities, lectures and more.
Pacific Science Center
Since 1962, Pacific Science Center has been inspiring scientific inquiry and discovery, serving families and school groups in the Puget Sound region, as well as visitors from around the world. The Center's six acres of hands-on exhibits encourage guests to experiment, test hypotheses, explore variables and experience science in action.
Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP)
MoPOP is a leading edge, nonprofit museum dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel popular culture. With roots in rock 'n' roll, MoPOP serves as a gateway museum, reaching multigenerational audiences through collections, exhibitions and educational programs, using interactive technologies to engage and empower visitors.
Seattle Art Museum
The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) has been the center for visual arts in the Pacific Northwest since 1933. Three dynamic locations -- SAM downtown, Asian Art Museum (under renovation) and Olympic Sculpture Park -- celebrate SAM's mission to connect art to life with collections, special exhibitions and programs featuring art from around the world.
Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)
MOHAI is dedicated to enriching lives through preserving, sharing and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation. As the largest private heritage organization in Washington state, the Museum engages visitors with interactive exhibits, online resources and award-winning public- and youth- education programs.
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
As the world's premier institution dedicated to the art and science of movies, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will be simultaneously immersive, experimental, educational and entertaining. More than a museum, this dynamic film center will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking.
Discovery Science Center Discovery Cube LA
For hands-on science education that delights, challenges and encourages kids, head to the Discovery Cube in Los Angeles. Part of the Discovery Science Foundation, the Discovery Cube LA seeks to inspire and education young minds through engaging science-based programs, while creating a meaningful impact on communities.
Discovery Science Center Discovery Cube OC
For hands-on science education that delights, challenges and encourages kids, head to the Discovery Cube in Orange County. Part of the Discovery Science Foundation, the Discovery Cube OC seeks to inspire and education young minds through engaging science-based programs, while creating a meaningful impact on communities.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHMLA) is a unique indoor/outdoor destination where history and science intersect. The Museum contains one of the world's most extensive and valuable collections of natural and cultural history – from meteorites 4.5 million years old to new species discovered by NHMLA scientists.
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
The asphalt seeps at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum represent the only active urban Ice Age excavation site in the world. Inside, the Museum displays extraordinary specimens of saber-toothed cats, mammoths, dire wolves and mastodons, as well as fossilized remains of microscopic plants, insects and reptiles.
San Diego Zoo & San Diego Zoo Safari Park
See your favorite animals and discover the wonder of conservation in action. The San Diego Zoo is home to more than 3,700 rare and endangered animals from at least 650 species and subspecies. Immerse yourself in adventure at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park where you’ll discover herds of giraffes, crashes of rhinos, and flocks of exotic birds roaming in natural field habitats.
Perot Museum of Nature & Science
Rev up your curiosity and shift your brain into overdrive at the Perot Museum, where you can race against a virtual T-Rex, touch a tornado or control your own robot. Future scientists, mathematicians and engineers will find inspiration and enlightenment through 11 permanent exhibit halls, a children's museum, a traveling exhibition hall and more.
Dallas Museum of Art
The Dallas Museum of Art is among the 10 largest art museums in the U.S. and engages people of all backgrounds with a diverse spectrum of exhibitions, lectures, concerts, literary events and performances. Its collection encompasses more than 23,000 works and spans 5,000 years of history, representing a full range of world cultures.
Houston Museum of Natural Science
Founded in 1909, the Houston Museum of Natural Science has grown to become one of the highest-attended museums in the U.S. With four floors of dynamic permanent exhibit halls, the Wortham Giant Screen Theatre, the Cockrell Butterfly Center, the Burke Baker Planetarium and world-class touring exhibitions, HMNS makes every trip an adventure.