The Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art is a non-profit museum located in Scranton, Pennsylvania’s historic Nay Aug Park. The Everhart is the largest public museum in Northeastern Pennsylvania, founded in 1908 by Dr. Isaiah Fawkes Everhart – a Scranton-area philanthropist, and ornithological enthusiast.With more than a dozen galleries there is always something for everyone to enjoy.
1901 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510
(February – December)
Mon, & Fri, Noon to 5 pm; Thursday, Noon to 7 pm; Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday, Noon to 5 pm
Easter, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and January for routine maintenance.
Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
Seniors & Students $5
Children ages 6 to 12 $3
Children 5 and under free
Active military free with ID
Scranton is located in the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The museum is located in Nay Aug Park, at the top of Mulberry Street, Scranton.
Take Exit 185, Central Scranton Expressway.
Bear right onto Jefferson Avenue.
At 2nd light, make right onto Mulberry Street.
Continue along Mulberry Street for 12 blocks until you enter Nay Aug Park.
The Everhart Museum is on your left.
Buses run daily from New York, Philadelphia, and other departure points. Contact Martz Trailways for interstate travel information at 570.342.0166 orwww.martztrailways.com. For local bus schedules, contact the County of Lackawanna Transit System by calling 570.343.1720 or www.coltsbus.com.
In addition to unlimited, free admission Museum Members receive discounts in the Museum Store and select programs. For further information on the benefits of being an Everhart Museum Member, click here.
Active duty military and veterans along with their families receive free museum general admission. Please check in at the front desk and present identification (official ID). Free admission includes the identification holder and up to four immediate family members. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families.
North American Reciprocal Museums
Visitors who present a valid North American Reciprocal Museums membership card receive free admission.
The Museum provides accessible access via the rear entrance.
All levels of the Museum are accessible by elevator.
Parking spaces are available next to the rear this entrance.
A wheelchair is available for public use within the Museum; ask Museum staff for assistance.
Visitors are welcome to take photographs except where otherwise noted. Use of flash, monopods, tripods, and selfie sticks is not permitted.
Eating and Drinking
Eating and drinking is not allowed in any of the galleries. Thank you for your cooperation. The Museum has a small area with café tables where non-alcoholic drinks and food can be purchased from dispensing machines.
Sketching and Note-Taking
Sketching with pencils and paper is permitted. Use of all other materials and/or sketching in the other galleries is not permitted without prior arrangement.
Thank you for smoking outside at a reasonable distance from the building.
Oversized Bags and Coats
All backpacks, large umbrellas, bags and packages larger than 16 x 16 inches must be checked in the coatroom near the main entrance of the Museum.
THINGS TO DO
The Store at the Everhart Museum is dedicated to offering finds that delight, educate, and inspire visitors well beyond their visit. Profits help to support the Museum’s programs and exhibitions that strive to create connections between objects, ideas, and experiences. Members enjoy discounts in the Store throughout the year!
At the Everhart, we believe that art and art-making is for everyone. Art activities are available on the first floor for all visitors in the Everhart Open Studio.