List of museums in Pennsylvania


List of museums in Pennsylvania

This list of museums in Pennsylvania encompasses museums defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Defunct Museums

* Curtis Center Museum of Norman Rockwell Art, Philadelphia, closed in 1998 [http://www.rockwellsite.com/Pag_Aboutus.htm Rockwell Gallery Collection, About Us]
* Easton Museum of Pez Dispensers, Easton [http://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/8115 Roadside America report about the museum being closed & site for lease] , [http://www.cnn.com/2003/TRAVEL/10/13/offbeat.pez.museum.ap/index.html 2003 article about museum]
* Marx Toy Museum, Erie, closed April 2008, [http://www.marxmuseum.com/ now online only] [http://www.roadsideamerica.com/blog/marx-toy-museum-to-close/ Marx Toy Museum Closing: Boomers Mourn, April 3, 2008 ]
* Mary Stolz Doll Museum, Bushkill, closed in 2005 [http://www.alderferauction.com/contents/2007%20Alderfer%20Auction%20Antique%20Doll%20Auction%20features%20Museum%20April%2025-26%202007%20RELEASE.pdf Alderfer’s Antique Doll Auction Features Mary Stolz Doll & Toy Museum, Several Collections]

ee also

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*Historic landmarks in Pennsylvania
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*Museums list
*Nature Centers in Pennsylvania
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*Registered Historic Places in Pennsylvania

Resources

* [http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=512&mode=2&objID=1426 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission]
* [http://westernpamuseums.org/ Western Pennsylvania Museum Council]
* [http://www.pamuseums.org Pennsylvania Federation of Museums and Historical Organizations]

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