Frost Entomological Museum is located in the Pennsylvania State University. Named after Professor Dr. Stuart W. Frost, this museum is a testament to the eastern United States’ rich biodiversity. Over 15,000 species and two million specimens of insects, arthropods and fauna are documented and displayed, most of which are from Dr. Frost’s private collection. Marvel at this enormous exhibition for a captivating lesson in entomology. This collection is also used for teaching and scientific research.
Those fascinated by societies, cultures, and human behavior in general will find a wealth of information to peruse at the Matson Museum of Anthropology. Located inside the Penn State University, this museum has an extensive exhibit with items from as far as Afghanistan and Mesopotamia put up on display. The museum also organizes immersive tours and conducts classes to shed more light on the riveting subject of Anthropology.
If you have arrived in State College with your little ones then Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania has to feature on your travel itinerary. A children's museum that focuses on science and technology, this place has various interactive exhibits that work towards stimulating a child's curiosity. It's an interesting place where learning is fun and immersive.
The Boal Mansion museum is a National Historic Site depicting the story of America as observed by eight generations of the Boal family and their ancestors. It is over 200 years old site featuring an ancient Columbus Chapel, fine European paintings and statues and two pieces of the True Cross of Jesus. It is a listed National Historic Site open for public tours.
Snider Agricultural Arena is one of the four facilities of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences within the vast complex of Penn State University. This multifaceted complex is used for a variety of events. From festivals to concerts and other cultural programs, the roster of this place is always packed. It also hosts equestrian shows regularly.
The gigantic Beaver Stadium is regarded among the largest stadiums in the world. Located on the campus of Pennsylvania State University and home to the Nittany Lions, you can catch many collegiate games throughout the year. Besides hosting intra-collegiate matches, the venue also hosts a few international matches. If you are a true fan of football, then a visit to this shrine of the game is a must.
Visit this historic hall to catch some live sporting action. It was established in the year 1927 as an indoor sports arena for the use of the Penn State University and designed by Charles Z. Klauder. A number of sports like volleyball, basketball, gymnastics and wrestling are held here where the colleges usually participate. Rec Hall is equipped with latest light and sound amenities in order to sustain with the modern times.
The turf of the Nittany Lion Baseball team, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park has been delighting baseball fans since 2006. It is considered to be among the best collegiate sporting venues in the nation. Spread across three levels, this state-of-the-art facility has an electrifying atmosphere during game days.
Pegula Ice Arena situated on the Penn State University Campus is home to their men and women varsity ice hockey programs. This arena witnesses massive attendance during all the home matches of Nittony Lions, the university's very own ice-hockey team. This arena is named after the couple Kim and Terry Pegula who are prominent business personalities and multibillionaires whose gracious donation of 102 Million USD made building this arena and participation in division I ice-hockey league possible for Penn State University. This arena features two ice surfaces, one main ice rink, locker rooms and a comfortable seating area making it on par with some of the best ice-hockey arenas in the state.