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Everhart Museum

1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton, PA 18510
570-346-7186
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Ranked #9 of 16 attractions in Scranton
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 31, 2014
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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108 reviews 108 reviews
19 attraction reviews
291 helpful votes 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Although I now live in Colorado, I had been to the Everhart and Nay Aug's amusement park as a kid. My husband is a bird biologist, and we had a few hours to spare last week while visiting family, so I thought of the bird specimens on display at this museum. Everhart himself was a naturalist and bird lover. Although... More

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Dalton, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Good preserved birds exhibit. Pedestrian art display. Better works seen in the past reportedly have been sold to float the place's bills. Sad commentary!

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I like the Everhart museum because they are family oriented, they always have events going on, they feature art from local people as well as from children in our elementary schools. I remember one time years ago I had made a painting in 5th grade art class that my teacher fell in love with so much that she went out... More

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A friend told me about the D-Day exhibit that was being featured in the museum and since my husband is very interested in WWII history, I suggested a Saturday afternoon visiting the exhibit and lunch. We were both impressed with the D-Day exhibit/collection.They also had a 1960's exhibit which featured things like the JFK assassination, etc. I think we paid... More

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Jamison, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I loved it there! They have really cool exhibits, and the staff is really nice. The exhibits are clean and orderly, not dusty and dirty. They cover a wide variety of topics, such as dinosaurs, birds and minerals. The gift store was also very nice, and had very cool things. I am looking forward to the next time I go... More

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Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The everhart museum has wonderful exhibitions in which the local/international community are involved. It is a must see in Scranton.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

The museum was on the small side, but with great artifacts. Definitely worth a visit. The museum age is showing in some of the displays and some of the décor, but it does not take away from the content. The WWII D-Day display/collect was simply excellent. Fantastic items nicely and expertly displayed and detailed. Especially like the tie in to... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

The exhibits were good and the staff helpful. I'd definitely go back next time they get a new exhibit.

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York Pennsylvania area
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Forget about trying to describe. Just go there ! Phenominal. I have no photos to post because they are not allowed in the museum on account of fine art displays. This museum upstaged our original reason for going to Scranton. We'll be back to spend more time here.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

not the biggest museum but loaded with great things. wonderful for all ages. i always took my kids here when they were younger. don't forget to visit the bees in the basement!

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