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Newton History Museum at the Jackson Homestead
Newton,  MA
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Schiele Museum of Natural History
Gastonia, NC

The Schiele offers dynamic interactive permanent galleries and temporary exhibits, conducts research on archaeology, mycology and entomology, and provides public programs interpreting natural history, American Indian culture, early Piedmont history, space science, and Stone Age technologies. From Stone Age tools to far-flung galaxies, The Schiele and its Lynn Planetarium, Nature Trail, Catawba Indian Village, 18th-Century Backcountry Farm, Stone Age Heritage Site and Memorial Wildlife Garden take you on a natural adventure.

The natural wonders of North America and North Carolina coupled with the rich history of our region are all reflected in The Schiele's exceptional exhibitions and diverse programming. Whether you're indoors or out, with the kids or your colleagues, by bringing you a lot closer to nature, The Schiele will bring you a little closer to yourself.

Our Mission

The Schiele Museum is a public institution established to promote awareness and appreciation for nature, and to instill a sense of individual and social responsibility for the diversity of the natural world and the role of humanity in it. The museum collects, studies, and preserves natural specimens and cultural artifacts. It uses educational programs, exhibits and publications to communicate to all possible audiences the variety of those objects, their environmental and social contexts and the history of their connections.

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