Find 11763 museums, such as art museums and galleries, childrens museums, natural history museums, science centers and discovery museums. Museums provide exhibits related to modern and fine arts, history, science and nature, dinosaurs, engineering and more.
Long Island Museum of American Art History and Carriages 100 New York 25A Setauket-East Setauket NY 11733 10.2 miles from 11763 631-751-0066
The National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 74 Hauppauge Road Commack NY 11725 16.7 miles from 11763 631-462-9800
Design Show House Normandy Manor Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum 180 Little Neck Road Centerport NY 11721 20.8 miles from 11763 631-421-5290
Many Museums are owned and operated by private non-profit organizations established specifically for the purpose of running the Museum. Some cities and other local governments own Museums. Universities and colleges frequently own and operate Museums, which are often related to some area of research important to the institution. Museums may also be owned by businesses, foundations, and other private entities.How are Museums funded?
Museums rely on four main categories of funding: government grants, private donations, earned revenue, and investment income. Earned revenue comes from programs, retail sales, and rentals. A relatively small portion comes from admission fees, as some Museums are free and many try to keep admission fees low to make Museum collections accessible to the public.How many Museums are there in the U.S.?
Including Museums of all specialty and discipline types, there are estimated to be more than 35,000 Museums in the United States.