Founded in 1908, the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art engages and inspires visitors through a variety of exhibitions, educational programs, and events for people of all ages and backgrounds throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. From its foundational taxidermy collection, fossil gallery, and rocks and minerals displays, to world-class art produced regionally, nationally, and internationally, to cultural artifacts from peoples around the world throughout time, the Everhart catalogs, preserves, and shares histories near and far to facilitate a deeper connection between people and the world around them.
The Everhart features regularly-changing special exhibitions both curated from the Museum’s extensive collections and brought in from around the country, and frequently updates its permanent galleries, meaning there is always something new to see. The Museum’s collection is comprised of a diverse array of artifacts, including American, Ancient, and African art, fossils, and bird and mammal specimens. Their changing exhibit schedule features a range of visual artworks, historic and contemporary, as well as exhibitions on loan from other prominent institutions. The Everhart offers multi-generational programming focused on its collections and special exhibitions year-round.
The Everhart Museum is the largest public museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The Museum is located in Nay Aug Park in Scranton. The Everhart Museum is a not-for-profit regional museum dedicated to the education of its visitors in the disciplines of science, history, culture, and art.