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A.J. Seay Home

Kingfisher, Oklahoma

The Seay Mansion is a historical monument built upon dreams by Abraham Jefferson Seay in...
Abram's Delight Museum

Winchester, Virginia

The oldest house in Winchester, this stone building is a wonderful example of early...
Acadian Village

Van Buren, Maine

The Acadians were people from France who settled on Acadia, now known as Nova Scotia, in...
Adaland Mansion

Philippi, West Virginia

An elegant 1850s plantation home restored to give visitors an authentic picture of 19th...
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...
Alaska Heritage Museum At Wells Fargo

Anchorage, Alaska

Housed in a historic bank, this museum pays particular attention to the impact and...
Alaskaland Pioneer Air Museum

Fairbanks,

Alaska's pioneer history coincided with advances and experiments in flight, and this...
Alpine County Museum

Markleeville, California

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

Mission Hills, California

Inside are museum displays of native American beads, Mission and Spanish-Mexican era...
Anna Miller Museum

Newcastle, Wyoming

Built in the 1930's, the museum was originally a WPA project for Company A, 115th Cavalry...
Appalachian Caverns And Campground

Blountville, Tennessee

For many years the cavern lay in silence broken only by the sound of the water, the...
Apple River Fort

Elizabeth, Illinois

The war, which lasted only 16 weeks, ended the threat of Indian attacks in the area and...
Appomattox County Historical Museum

Appomattox, Virginia

This museum covers the history of Appomattox County, but is not concerned with the Civil...
Arkansas Post Museum

Gillett, Arkansas

The Main House contains an audiovisual room and gift shop. The Summer Kitchen showcases...
Arkansas River Historical Society Museum

Catoosa, Oklahoma

Museum exhibits include information on the history of the Arkansas River and McClellan-...
Artesia Historical Museum & Arts Center

Artesia, New Mexico

The Moore-Ward house was built soon after the town of Artesia was founded, in 1904. The...
Astor House Museum And Clear Creek History Park

Golden, Colorado

The Astor House was built in 1867, and stayed in continuous operation as a boarding and...
Aurora History Museum

Aurora, Colorado

The museum strives to reach more and more citizens with local history programs and...
Aycock Birthplace

Fremont, North Carolina

Found off the beaten path, two miles south of Fremont, the historic site features a mid-...
Baker Block Museum

Baker, Florida

The Baker Block Museum specializes in local history. It has exhibits on a range of topics...
Bannack State Park

Dillon, Montana

As news of the gold strike spread many prospectors and businessmen rushed to Bannack...
Banning Residence Museum

Wilmington, California

The house is restored with Victorian style furniture to look as it did when the Banning...
Barnacle, The

Miami, Florida

The distinctive vernacular architecture that prevailed in Miami at the end of the 19th...
Bear Lake State Park

Garden City, Utah

The Bear Lake Valley was first inhabited by Shoshoni Tribes, then fur trappers. Between...
Bedford City & County Museum

Bedford, Virginia

This local history museum is housed in a former Masonic Temple dating from 1895. It...
Beehive House

Salt Lake City, Utah

The second Salt Lake City home of Brigham Young, the Beehive House is modeled to appear...
Benicia Historical Museum

Benicia, California

During the 19th century, when Benecia was first being settled, the military built an...
Bent's Old Fort

La Junta, Colorado

William and Charles Bent, along with Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on this...
Berkeley History Center

Berkeley, California

The center contains exhibits about the history of the Berkeley area, both with...
Big Bone Lick State Park

Union, Kentucky

During the Pleistocene age, which occurred during the last great Ice Age, enormous herds...
Big Bottom Park

Stockport, Ohio

Named for the broad Muskingum floodplain, the three acre Big Bottom park is the site of a...
Big Hidatsa Village Site

Stanton, North Dakota

The pioneers, dispatched by President Jefferson to explore the new land recently acquired...
Billy The Kid Museum

Fort Sumner, New Mexico

Other displays include the military cavalry sword of John Chisum, more than 150 firearms...
Black American West Museum

Denver, Colorado

While famous for telling the story of Black cowboys, we are broader than this with...
Black Diamond Mines Preserve

Antioch, California

Guided tours of the Hazel-Atlas mine take visitors through an old mine used to produce...
Bledsoe's Fort Historic Park

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Although the original building is no longer standing, the archaeological remains of...
Blount Mansion

Knoxville, Tennessee

Nestled in the center of Downtown Knoxville's government district, Blount Mansion offers...
Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Winchester, Kentucky

This three-floor museum in the 1894 Guerrant Clinic building focuses on the history of...
Boalsburg Heritage Museum

Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Historical artifacts unique to the area can be seen on display in the museum. You can...
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

Austin, Texas

Three floors of exhibits -- three themes as big as Texas history: Land, Identity and...
Boone Station State Historic Site

Lexington, Kentucky

Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the...
Boot Hill Museum

Dodge City, Kansas

Step back into the 1870's as you walk down the boardwalk of Front Street at Boot Hill...
Boulder City (hoover Dam) Museum

Boulder City, Nevada

Located in the Historic Boulder Dam Hotel, the museum focuses on the lives of those who...
Boykins Tavern Museum

Windsor, Virginia

Boykin inherited this land in 1780, as well as the house that had stood there since 1762...
Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum

Big Horn, Wyoming

The Ranch House on the Quarter Circle A Ranch, on the National Register of Historic...
Brevard Museum Of History And Natural Science

Cocoa, Florida

Colorful dioramas depicting the area from the days of woolly mammoths and saber tooth...
Brooke County Museum

Wellsburg, West Virginia

The Museum is housed in the original 1794 Miller's Tavern and Inn located next to old...
Brucemore

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Brucemore’s story is about hundreds of immigrants drawn to Cedar Rapids to work in...
Buchanan Log House

Nashville, Tennessee

This charming two-story log house was begun in 1800. It has evolved through the years...
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

San Antonio, Texas

Winner of the 2002 "Best Attraction" award from the Downtown Alliance, the...
Buena Vista Heritage

Buena Vista, Colorado

Located in the 1882 Old Chaffee County Courthouse, the Buena Vista Heritage Museum...
Buffalo Bill Museum And Grave

Golden, Colorado

See Sitting Bull's bow and arrows, Buffalo Bill's show outfits, Frederick Remington's...
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park

Flagler Beach, Florida

Visitors can tour the sugar mill ruins and learn about the plantation's history at the...
Burritt On The Mountain

Huntsville, Alabama

A Living Museum has been referred to as a "Jewel on the Mountain." Start with...
Byers Evans House Museum

Denver, Colorado

Enjoy this distinctive house museum, which includes guided tours as well as a short film...
Cades Cove Thompson Brown House Museum

Maryville, Tennessee

Thompson-Brown House, included in the National Register of Historic Places and located at...
California African American Museum

Los Angeles, California

The California African American Museum provides insight into many different facets of...
California Historical Society

San Francisco, California

Boasting one of the largest collections of primary and secondary materials on the history...
Campbell County Rockpile Museum

Gillette, Wyoming

The museum contains collections of rifles, saddles, Native American artifacts, fossils,...
Cane River Creole National Historical Park

Natchitoches, Louisiana

In 18th century Louisiana, Creole referred to locally born Spaniards, French and enslaved...
Cane River National Heritage Area

Natchitoches, Louisiana

The City of Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, making...
Cannonsburgh Village

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

A living history museum, Cannonsburgh Village boasts a gristmill, one-room schoolhouse,...
Capitola Historical Museum

Capitola, California

The Capitola Museum offers changing exhibits on the history and art of the area, as well...
Capon Bridge Museum

Capon Bridge, West Virginia

In the collection is the original surveyor's desk of Samuel Cooper and the iron barred...
Carbon County Historical Society Museum

Red Lodge, Montana

In 1909 the Labor Temple was completed in Red Lodge on the corner of 8th and Billings Ave...
Carbon County Museum

Rawlins, Wyoming

The museum contains collections of artifacts from Union Pacific Railroad which runs...
Casa Grande Valley Historical Society & Museum

Casa Grande, Arizona

This southern Arizona museum offers tours, lectures, workshops and children's programs....
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park And Museum

Cass, West Virginia

Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers...
Catalina Island Museum

Avalon, California

The best place to experience local history is at the Catalina Island museum, with a...
Catawba County Museum Of History

Newton, North Carolina

It is the story of the American Dream as perceived by the self-sufficient Scotch-Irish,...
Chadds Ford Historical Society

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Three 18th-century structures remain in Chadds Ford - the John Chadds House, the John...
Chamizal National Memorial

El Paso, Texas

The Chamizal Convention of 1963 was a milestone in diplomatic relations between Mexico...
Charlotte County Historical Center

Port Charlotte, Florida

Charlotte County Historical Center, located at Bayshore Live Oak Park on beautiful...
Charlton Park Village And Museum

Hastings, Michigan

School groups choosing the “Live-in” program get hands-on experience in rural...
Cherokee Strip Museum

Perry, Oklahoma

In the 19th Century the United States government resettled Native American tribes from...
Cherokee/david Crockett Museum & Cultural Center

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Cherokee/David Crockett Museum & Cultural Center serves to educate the public on the...
Chester Inn

Jonesborough, Tennessee

Dr. William P. Chester, a native of York County Pennsylvania and an excellent...
Chico Museum

Chico, California

Exhibits change several times a year and include prestigious traveling exhibits as well...
Chief Plenty Coups State Park

Pryor, Montana

Situated within the Crow Reservation in south-central Montana, 40 minutes south of...
Chinese American Museum

Los Angeles, California

Through the extensive collection of art, documents, images and artifacts, visitors can...
Chippewa Valley Museum

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Located in Carson Park and surrounded by Half Moon Lake, the Chippewa Valley Museum...
Chiricahua National Monument

Willcox, Arizona

This forest of rock spires was eroded from layers of ash deposited by the Turkey Creek...
Chisholm Trail Heritage Center

Duncan, Oklahoma

By the end of the Civil War, Union and Confederate forces had consumed most of the beef...
Churchill County Museum

Fallon, Nevada

The county museum records local history for the benefit of the community as well as...
City Of Las Vegas Museum

Las Vegas, New Mexico

The Museum is housed in a 1940 Works Progress Administration funded building. Originally...
City Of Rocks National Preserve

Almo, Idaho

Distinct historic themes pertinent to the City of Rocks National Reserve include American...
City Of Sanibel Historical Village & Museum

Sanibel, Florida

This historical village has ben restored with pioneer buildings. Sanibel Historical...
Clarke Historical Museum

Eureka, California

In an area rich with Native American and pioneer history, the Clarke Museum, housed in...
Claude Moore Colonial Farm At Turkey Run

McLean, Virginia

The Farm is managed and operated by the Friends of Claude Moore Colonial Farm, through a...
Clemenceau Heritage Museum

Camp Verde, Arizona

In addition to photographs, artwork and other printed material, the museum houses a...
Clover Hill Village

Appomattox, Virginia

In this six-acre living history village, visitors can glimpse daily life from 1840 to...
Coachella Valley Museum

Indio, California

The museum sets out to display the culture of Coachella Valley with constantly changing...
Colorado History Museum

Denver, Colorado

Constructed in 1977, the museum preserves a collection of historic and prehistoric...
Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Museum has over 40,000 objects in its collection including nationally significant...
Colton Hall Museum

Monterey, California

Authentic items and replicas recreate the room where the delegates met, debated, and...
Columbus Historical Society & Railroad Depot Museum

Columbus, New Mexico

The museum has a large collection of photos of scenes taken both in Columbus and...
Community Memorial Museum

Yuba City, California

The museum has a number of permanent exhibits on the Maidu Indians, early Sutter County...
Connor Battlefield

Ranchester, Wyoming

On August 28th, with the column located on Prairie Dog Creek, Pawnee Scouts arrived with...
Conrad Mansion Museum

Kalispell, Montana

Along with establishing the Kalispell Townsite Company and eventually the Conrad National...