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1932 & 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympic Museum

Lake Placid, New York

The Whiteface Lake Placid Olympic Center offers a museum to record the historic events of...
20th Century Technology Museum

Wharton, Texas

Exhibits featuring technological developments such as electronic media, home appliances,...
45th Infantry Division Museum

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The 45th Infantry Division Museum is the nation's largest museum depicting the military...
5th Maine Regiment Museum

Peaks Island, Maine

This museum is a civil war memorial and a cultural center in Peaks Island, Maine. The...
A. Schwab Dry Goods Store

Memphis, Tennessee

The store's family motto is, "If you can't find it at A. Schwab's, you're better off...
A.J. Seay Home

Kingfisher, Oklahoma

The Seay Mansion is a historical monument built upon dreams by Abraham Jefferson Seay in...
A.P. Carter Museum And Birthplace

Hiltons, Virginia

The personal collections of Virginia country music pioneer A.P. Carter are exhibited in...
A.W. Perry Homestead Museum

Carrollton, Texas

Visitors can catch a glimpse of life as it was in north central Texas at the turn of the...
Abbeville Cultural Museum

Abbeville, Louisiana

This center brings together the vast art and culture of the Abbeville area. The...
Abbot Spalding House Museum

Nashua, New Hampshire

The Federal Revival style Abbot-Spalding House was the home to a succession of prominent...
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park

Hodgenville, Kentucky

Visitors come here to catch a glimpse into the formative years of Abraham Lincoln, the...
Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum

Harrogate, Tennessee

Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee,...
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Springfield, Illinois

The Illinois State Historical Library was created in 1889 by the Illinois General...
Abram's Delight Museum

Winchester, Virginia

The oldest house in Winchester, this stone building is a wonderful example of early...
Acadia National Park

Bar Harbor, Maine

People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its...
Acadian Village

Van Buren, Maine

The Acadians were people from France who settled on Acadia, now known as Nova Scotia, in...
Ackland Art Museum

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Ackland Art Museum was founded through the bequest of William Hayes Ackland (1855-...
Acorn Hall

Morristown, New Jersey

Headquarters of the Morris County Historical Society are located at this historic,...
Adaland Mansion

Philippi, West Virginia

An elegant 1850s plantation home restored to give visitors an authentic picture of 19th...
Adam Thoroughgood House

Virginia Beach, Virginia

The most surprising aspect of this very old house for today's visitors is its size--it...
Adams County Historical Society

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The society manages a museum in Shmucker Hall of the Luthern Theological Seminary, which...
Adams Museum And House

Deadwood, South Dakota

In 1930 pioneer businessman W.E. Adams founded the Adams Museum in downtown Deadwood with...
Adams National Historical Park

Quincy, Massachusetts

The park is comprised of 13 acres, 11 buildings and a collection comprising approximately...
Adkins Historic & Museum Complex

Mardela Springs, Maryland

Eight historic buildings, including a farmhouse, comprise the Adkins Museum Complex The...
Adsmore House And Gardens

Princeton, Kentucky

Visitors are invited to tour the home which reflects the era of top hats and fans,...
African American Museum And Library

Oakland, California

The second floor museum regularly hosts traveling and original exhibitions that highlight...
African American Museum In Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The first institution built by a major U.S. city to house and interpret the life and work...
African Burial Ground National Monument

New York, New York

From the 1690s until the 1790s, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6 acre...
Afroamerican Cultural Center

Charlotte, North Carolina

The Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC) of Charlotte is a distinguished, 33-year old...
Afton Villa Gardens

St. Francisville, Louisiana

The 140 acres of rolling countryside which house the gardens include a mile and a half...
Agate Fossil Beds National Memorial

Harrison, Nebraska

During the 1890s, scientists rediscovered what the Lakota Sioux already knew - bones...
Agecroft Hall

Richmond, Virginia

A "transplant" from Tudor England, this half-timbered manor house built in the...
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

Palm Springs, California

Through exhibitions, collections, research, and educational programs, the museum portrays...
Ah Tah Thi Ki Museum

Big Cypress Indian Reservation, Florida

The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum on Big Cyrpess Reservation explores the history of the Seminole...
Air Force Armament Museum

Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

At this museum, visitors can experience everything from aviation warfare armament from...
Air Mobility Command Museum

Dover, Delaware

Exhibits in this museum range in topic from the Berlin Airlift to the Korean War to air...
Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Fayetteville, North Carolina

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum will provide a unique educational experience...
Ak Chin Him Dak Eco Museum

Maricopa, Arizona

The heritage museum displays artifacts and objects that document the Ak-Chin tribe's way...
Akwesasne Library & Museum

Hogansburg, New York

In 1972, cultural classes started and donations to the center began the museum...
Alabama Capitol

Montgomery, Alabama

Completed in 1851, this National Historic Landmark is a museum of state history and...
Alabama Historic Theatre

Birmingham, Alabama

The Alabama Theatre was built in 1927 by Paramount Studios as an Alabama showcase for...
Alachua Co. Historic Trust

Gainesville, Florida

The Museum complex includes 4 sites: the Matheson Museum, housing the exhibit hall and...
Alamance Battleground

Burlington, North Carolina

Visitors to Alamance Battleground may view the field of battle, which is marked by a...
Alameda Museum

Alameda, California

From old stoves and bicycles to dolls and movie posters, displays at the Alameda Museum...
Alamo

San Antonio, Texas

Although the Alamo fell in the early morning hours of March 6, 1836, the death of the...
Alamo, Miami

Miami, Florida

The first city hospital, which opened at the time of the influenza epidemic of 1918, is...
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum

Anchorage,

Visitors are able to inspect and observe a number of aircraft, including one of the four...
Alaska Heritage Museum At Wells Fargo

Anchorage, Alaska

Housed in a historic bank, this museum pays particular attention to the impact and...
Alaska Museum Of Natural History

Anchorage, Alaska

With a glimpse into one of the richest natural landscapes in the country, this museum...
Alaska Native Heritage Center Museum

Anchorage, Alaska

The museum will take you on a journey as it explores the history and cultures of five of...
Alaskaland Pioneer Air Museum

Fairbanks,

Alaska's pioneer history coincided with advances and experiments in flight, and this...
Albany Civil Rights Institute

Albany, Georgia

The Albany Civil Rights Institute preserves the history of the Civil Rights movement in...
Albany County Historical Association & Ten Broeck Mansion

Albany, New York

The 209-year-old Ten Broeck Mansion is the headquarters of the Albany County Historical...
Albany Mounds

Albany, Illinois

The Albany Mounds date from the Middle Woodland (Hopewell) period (200 BCE-CE 300), older...
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society Museum

Charlottesville, Virginia

The museum and genealogical library strive to promote the history of Charlottesville and...
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery

Baltimore, Maryland

The Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery is a part of the University of Maryland of...
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

Winter Park, Florida

In 1961, the Albin Polasek Foundation was founded by the sculptor and his wife, and at...
Albuquerque Museum Of Art And History

Albuquerque, New Mexico

An exhibition of local history depicts four hundred years of the history of Albuquerque...
Alcatraz Island

San Francisco, California

The history of Alcatraz is surprising to those that only know the Hollywood version....
Aleutian World War II National Historic Area

Unalaska, Alaska

This little known site of arduous WWII battles is located on a rich and remote...
Alex Haley House And Museum

Henning, Tennessee

The front porch was often the place where young Haley heard the oral accounts of family...
Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

Pu‘unēnē, Hawaii

Dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and heritage of Maui's sugar industry...
Alexandria Township Historical Society & Prevost House

Milford, New Jersey

The Alexandria Historical Society meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30PM. Meetings...
Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens

Tallahassee, Florida

These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred B. and Louise...
Alice Austen House Museum

Staten Island, New York

In 1877, at the age of 11, Austen received a camera from her uncle. She was immediately...
Alice T. Miner Museum

Chazy, New York

Visitors can tour three floors of period rooms containing furnishings and artwork of the...
Allaire Village

Wall Township, New Jersey

Discover the Historic Village at Allaire and all it has to offer. From Special Event...
Allee House

Smyrna, Delaware

According to tradition, the Allee House was built about 1753 by Abraham Allee, the son of...
Allegany Museum

Cumberland, Maryland

This museum will serve Allegany County as an addition to the Canal Place Heritage Tourism...
Allegheny County Courthouse And Jail

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Designed by famed architect Henry Hobson Richardson, the Allegheny County Courthouse and...
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Gallitzin, Pennsylvania

Covering 1249 acres, the park serves as the site of what remains of the Allegheny Portage...
Allen County Historical Society And Museum

Lima, Ohio

The Allen County Historical Society was founded in 1908. Its mission is to collect,...
Allison Antrim Museum

Greencastle, Pennsylvania

The museum provides a home for the artifacts and history of the settlement of Greencastle...
Alpine County Museum

Markleeville, California

The Museum contains displays of an old country store, a blacksmith shop, Washoe Indian...
Alutiiq Museum

Kodiak, Alaska

The Alutiiq Museum, located on the first floor of the Alutiiq Cultural Center, traces the...
Amana Colonies

Amana, Iowa

The name Amana means to "remain faithful". It has, in many ways, remained...
Amelia Island Museum Of History

Fernandina Beach, Florida

Eight flags have flown over the shores of tiny Amelia Island since the French landed here...
American Civil War Museum Of Ohio

Bowling Green, Ohio

The American Civil War Museum of Ohio feature dioramas, mannequins, audio visual tools...
American Heritage Archives

Gaithersburg, Maryland

The American Heritage Archives contain thousands of original drawings, paintings, and...
American Jazz Museum

Kansas City, Missouri

Celebrating the artistic, historical, and cultural contributions of jazz, the American...
American Memorial

Saipan,

American Memorial Park honors the American and Marianas people who gave their lives...
American Museum Of Science & Energy

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

The museum opened in 1949 in an old wartime cafeteria. It was originally named the...
American Numismatic Association Money Museum

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Through the discovery of money, America’s largest museum dedicated to numismatics...
American Philosophical Society Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It includes scientific specimens and instruments, patent models, portraits, maps, art...
American Precision Museum

Windsor, Vermont

The Museum preserves the heritage of the mechanical arts, celebrates the ingenuity of our...
American Presidents Museum

Branson, Missouri

The museum offers a range of exhibits that trace the history of the American presidency....
American Revolution Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The American Revolution Center (formerly the Valley Forge Historical Society) is...
American Village

Montevallo, Alabama

Actors in period dress recreate the fervor and excitement of Revolutionary America...
Ames Historical Society

Ames, Iowa

The mission of the society is to identify, record, collect, preserve, and provide access...
Amherst History Museum

Amherst, Massachusetts

The Amherst History Museum opened in 1916 and is governed by the Amherst Historical...
Amory Regional Museum

Amory, Mississippi

A visit to the Amory Regional Museum is a trip down memory lane. Beginning in 1916 as...
Anasazi Heritage Center

Dolores, Colorado

The museum features permanent exhibits on archaeology, local history, & Native...
Anasazi Historical Site & State Museum

Boulder, Utah

Visit the museum and partially excavated prehistoric Indian village at Anasazi State Park...
Anchorage Museum Of History And Art

Anchorage, Alaska

For an engaging look into the history, ethnography, and art of Alaska, plan a trip to the...
Andalusia Estate

Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Home for generations to the Biddle family, Andalusia is one of the finest examples of...
Andalusia Farm

Milledgeville, Georgia

During her productive years as a writer, noted female writer Flannery O'Connor spent most...
Andersonville National Historic Site

Andersonville, Georgia

Camp Sumter, commonly called Andersonville, was one of the largest military prisons...
Andres Pico Adobe

Mission Hills, California

Inside are museum displays of native American beads, Mission and Spanish-Mexican era...
Andrew County Museum & Historical Society

Savannah, Missouri

Over the past decade, the museum has adopted a strategic plan, guiding the museum in a...
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

Greeneville, Tennessee

The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site honors the life of the 17th President. Andrew...