Last Updated: Jul 3, 2012
- Carnegie Museums
Four dynamic, distinctive museums - an excellent center for art and science exploration.
- Smithsonian Institution
The world's largest museum and research complex: 19 museums and galleries, the National Zoo, and nine research facilities.
- Getty Institute
The flagship destination of the J. Paul Getty Trust, comprises museums, educational centers, and research institutes covering all areas of art and art history.
- Metropolitan Museum of Art
A worldwide leader in collecting, preserving, studying, exhibiting, and stimulating appreciation for and advance knowledge of art that represents the broadest spectrum of human achievement at the highest level of quality.
- National Gallery of Art
A national and world leader in preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
- American Museum of Natural History
One of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions, the museum works to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through scientific research, education and exhibition.
- Field Museum of Natural History
An educational institution concerned with the diversity and relationships in nature and among cultures, providing collection-based research and learning for greater public understanding and appreciation of the world in which we live.
- Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
For a full list of North American science museums, with direct URL links, please see this helpful table from Wikipedia: Science Museums of the United States.
- The Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC)
A non-profit organization of science centers and museums dedicated to furthering public engagement with science; provides information about national and international science museums, publications, professional development resources, and more.
- Museum of Science
Based in Boston, MA, the Museum's mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation's relationship with science and technology.
- The Franklin Institute
In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of the Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.
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