Service Tree

The Service Tree lists all services in "branched" groups, starting with the very general and moving to the very specific. Click on the name of any group name to see the sub-groups available within it. Click on a service code to see its details and the providers who offer that service.

Art Museums

Institutions that acquire, preserve and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of art objects including fine art, decorative art, folk/ethnic art and textiles that are collected primarily for their aesthetic qualities and their importance as representatives of a particular artistic tradition or style. Included are museums that are dedicated to one or a combination of the following: paintings, drawings, etchings, engravings, woodcuts, photographs, sculpture, ceramics, serigraphy, architecture, furniture, silverware, jewelry and other art forms which represent the artistic vision of various societies.

Children's Museums

Institutions that develop and maintain educational exhibits and activities that are structured for the size, interests and intellectual capacity of young children. Many children's museums are participatory and allow visitors to interact with the exhibits (touching, exploring, manipulating), and many offer organized lessons for groups of school children that focus on one or more of the exhibits.

History Museums

Institutions that acquire, preserve, research and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of objects including documents, tools, implements and furnishings that have significance in helping to interpret or understand the past. History museums may specialize in a specific era such as early Greece or Rome, a particular geographic region such as California or Appalachia, a particular ethnic or cultural group such as Northwest Native Americans, a designated subject area such as civil rights or the history of immigration or a specific event such as the Holocaust; and may contain any of a wide variety of items created or used by contemporary or historical figures or other individuals.

Transportation Museums

Institutions that acquire, preserve, research and exhibit permanent and/or traveling collections of artifacts which relate to the history of a particular mode of transportation or to transportation in general. Included may be material related to the impact of a particular form of transportation on a specific community or region; historical photographs; memorabilia of famous persons; vehicle models; replicas of notable transportation venues; engines or other sample vehicle parts; and authentic examples or replicas of vehicles from different eras which reflect the museum's specialty. Included may be horse-drawn carriages, antique bicycles, locomotives, dining cars, railway cars, classic and vintage automobiles, motorcycles, fire engines, buses, trolleys, cable cars, airplanes, helicopters, riverboats, vehicles used in motor sports, antique baby carriages and military vehicles.