PENNSYLVANIA (WHTM) – Museums can bring history to life or show you something you can’t believe with your own eyes. Science, history, and art museums are all over Pennsylvania.

May 18 is also International Museum Day when the International Council of Museums says the day’s objective is to raise awareness that “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.”

According to the International Council of Museums, more than 37,000 museums in 158 countries nad territories participate in the annual holiday.

abc27 has compiled a list of the best museums in Pennsylvania, according to Yelp.

Harrisburg area

Scranton area

Erie area

Gettysburg area

Lancaster area

York area

Philadelphia area

Pittsburgh area