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Abbot Spalding House Museum

Nashua, New Hampshire

The Federal Revival style Abbot-Spalding House was the home to a succession of prominent...
Abram's Delight Museum

Winchester, Virginia

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

Morristown, New Jersey

Headquarters of the Morris County Historical Society are located at this historic,...
Adam Thoroughgood House

Virginia Beach, Virginia

The most surprising aspect of this very old house for today's visitors is its size--it...
Alachua Co. Historic Trust

Gainesville, Florida

The Museum complex includes 4 sites: the Matheson Museum, housing the exhibit hall and...
Alice T. Miner Museum

Chazy, New York

Visitors can tour three floors of period rooms containing furnishings and artwork of the...
Apopka Historical Society

Apopka, Florida

Mr. Edward Miner's exhibit of Early Apopka artifacts at the 1968 Folk Festival in Apopka...
Atlantic Heritage Center

Somers Point, New Jersey

The Atlantic Heritage Center has been collecting local objects from the nostalgic past...
Austin Carriage Museum

Weirsdale, Florida

The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort is home to one of the worlds finest collections...
Baltimore Museum Of Art

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum features an eclectic mix of artwork from different cultures, ranging from...
Baltimore Museum Of Industry

Baltimore, Maryland

Founded in 1977 and located now in the historic Platt Oyster Cannery building, this...
Barbour County Historical Museum

Philippi, West Virginia

Barona Museum

Lakeside, California

The museum’s collection represents thousands of years of history—some objects...
Bead Museum

Glendale, Arizona

The Bead Museum serves the public through exhibitions and programs designed to heighten...
Belle Grove Plantation

Middletown, Virginia

Belle Grove was home to the sister, Nelly Conway Madison, of President James Madison....
Belmont Mansion

Nashville, Tennessee

The moving spirit of Belmont Mansion was Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham. Born on...
Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum

Marion, Kentucky

From 1920 until his death in 1980, Ben E. Clement accumulated what has become known as...
Bennington Museum

Bennington, Vermont

The 28,000-square-foot museum, which owns more than 60,000 artifacts from southern...
Betsy Ross House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Betsy Ross House was built over 250 years ago. The front portion was built around...
Biggs Museum Of American Art

Dover, Delaware

Established in 1993, the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art Museum houses one of the...
Blumenschein Home & Museum

Taos, New Mexico

In the early autumn of 1898, a fortuitous accident resulted in Taos becoming a great...
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The American artist Frederic Clay Bartlett used the Bonnet House as his winter residence...
Brick Store Museum

Kennebunk, Maine

The Brick Store Museum houses the largest collection of World War I and II posters in all...
Bull Shoals Historical Society & Museum

Bull Shoals, Arkansas

This museum interprets the history of Bull Shoals, Ark., "The Best Little Town by a...
Campbell House Museum

St. Louis, Missouri

After a monumental five-year, $3 million restoration the museum now stands as one of the...
Caramoor Center For Music And The Arts

Katonah, New York

The Rosen House, built around a central courtyard, is the former summer home of Caramoor'...
Carlyle House

Alexandria, Virginia

This 18th-century home was used by General Braddock as his headquarters during the French...
Chrysler Museum Of Art

Norfolk, Virginia

The Chrysler Museum of Art combines one of America's great fine arts museums and two...
Clarke Historical Museum

Eureka, California

In an area rich with Native American and pioneer history, the Clarke Museum, housed in...
Cliveden

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

When Benjamin Chew built Cliveden as a summer home in the 1760s to escape Philadelphia's...
Coachella Valley Museum

Indio, California

The museum sets out to display the culture of Coachella Valley with constantly changing...
Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Virginia

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates the world’s largest living history...
Conrad Mansion Museum

Kalispell, Montana

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

Cranbury, New Jersey

In 1975, the Arthur E. Perrine Memorial Wing was added, a gift to the Museum from his...
Crane Phillips House Living Museum

Cranford, New Jersey

The museum offers visitors a rare glimpse of what life was like for a modest family in...
Davenport House Museum

Savannah, Georgia

The Davenport House was opened as a museum in 1963 and recently restored to its original...
Del Norte County Historical Society Museum

Crescent City, California

The Main Museum has a wealth of interesting displays. One room is devoted to artifacts of...
Delaware History Museum

Wilmington, Delaware

In 1998, the Delaware History Museum opened Distinctively Delaware, the first...
Dewitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum

Williamsburg, Virginia

The museum journeys through the history of Williamsburg and also connects the city to...
Dorchester County Historical Society

Cambridge, Maryland

Located on the Eastern Shore, the Dorchester County Historical Society is based out of...
Drake House Museum

Plainfield, New Jersey

Visitors to the Drake House Parlor will find a variety of Victorian era treasures,...
Edison And Ford Winter Estates

Fort Myers, Florida

These estates feature changing special exhibits that explain the history and innovations...
Elliott Museum

Stuart, Florida

This regional history museum features an extensive collection of antique automobiles. The...
French Legation Museum

Austin, Texas

The French Legation Museum as it exists today represents a conscientious effort to return...
Golden Pioneer Museum

Golden, Colorado

Exhibits in the museum include: Native American artifacts and timelines, pioneer domestic...
Goldring Woldenberg Institute Of Southern Jewish Life

Jackson, Mississippi

Jews have lived in the South since the late 17th century. As late as 1820, more Jews...
Gov. Jonathan Trumbull House

Lebanon, Connecticut

Governor Jonathan Trumbull's house is unusual in having the only central chimney with a...
Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum

Providence, Rhode Island

Over the years the family made only a few changes respecting the historic integrity of...
Graham County Historical Society And Museum

Thatcher, Arizona

Some history buffs have called this museum the "finest small-town museum" in...
Graves Library Museum

Wakefield, Nebraska

The Wakefield Heritage Organization, a non-profit organization, was organized in 2000 and...
Guilford Keeping Society

Guilford, Connecticut

Along with the buildings, we maintain an extensive collection of Guilford historic...
Harold Warp Pioneer Village

Minden, Nebraska

The Pioneer Village complex comprises 28 buildings on 20 acres housing over 50,000 items...
Harry P. Leu Gardens

Orlando, Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens features three miles of paved scenic walkways that take you through...
Harry S. Truman Little White House Museum

Key West, Florida

The museum's exhibits range from the microcosmic (the 1948 election) to the macrocosmic (...
Hart Cluett House

Troy, New York

The marble-faced structure known as the Hart-Cluett House is one of the finest intact...
Haywood Hall

Raleigh, North Carolina

This historic home was built at the turn of the nineteenth century by John Haywood, a...
Headley Whitney Museum

Lexington, Kentucky

George W. Headley spent his career designing jewelry and bibelots. In 1960, Headley...
Hendrickson House Museum

Wilmington, Delaware

Hendrickson House, built in 1690 near Crum Creek in Pennsylvania and was moved to its...
Henry B. Plant Museum

Tampa, Florida

A testament to the extravagant tastes that informed Gilded Age architectural style, the...
Henry Sheldon Museum Of Vermont History

Middlebury, Vermont

Henry Sheldon devoted thirty years of his life to collecting, documenting, and preserving...
Heritage House Museum And Santa Manuela Schoolhouse

Arroyo Grande, California

Along with the numerous artifacts in the main house, the South County Historical Society'...
High Point Museum

High Point, North Carolina

The Museum is operated by the High Point Historical Society, a private, non-profit...
Historic Columbia Foundation

Columbia, South Carolina

Historic Columbia Foundation serves as the steward of seven historic sites within the...
Historic Deerfield

Deerfield, Massachusetts

Step into early America as and tour Historic Deerfield’s eleven house museums....
Historical Society Of Carroll County

Westminster, Maryland

Composed of three buildings, the Historical Society of Carroll County offers visitors a...
Historical Society Of Cheshire County

Keene, New Hampshire

The Historical Society of Cheshire County offers a wide variety of activities for all...
Historical Society Of Frederick County

Frederick, Maryland

Located in the "Crossroads of American History," the Museum of Frederick County...
Historical Society Of Old Newbury

Newburyport, Massachusetts

The Caleb Cushing House Museum houses the collection of the Historical Society of Old...
History Museum Of Los Gatos

Los Gatos, California

At the museum, visitors can find out how "Mountain Charlie" McKiernan, a...
Hixon House

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Begun in 1859 by lumber baron Gideon Hixon, this Italianate house features beautiful...
Ilanka Cultural Center

Cordova, Alaska

Opened in 2004, the Ilanka Cultural Center celebrates the history and culture of Native...
Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, New York

Johnson Hall State Historic Site was the 1763 Georgian home and business headquarters for...
Johnston County Heritage Center

Smithfield, North Carolina

On display are some of the Heritage Center's most valuable artifacts: an original copy of...
Jonesborough Washington County History Museum And Archives

Jonesborough, Tennessee

Founded in 1982, the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum and Archives collects...
Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Kalamazoo Valley Museum is operated by...
Kenosha Public Museum

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Established in 1933, the Museum's collections have grown to over 70,000, including almost...
Laconia Historical & Museum Society

Laconia, New Hampshire

The Laconia Historical and Museum Society is a private, non-profit organization dedicated...
Lakewood Historical Society & Museum

Lakewood, Ohio

The Lakewood Historical Society has been in existence since 1952. The impetus for its...
Lightner Museum

St. Augustine, Florida

Relics of America's Gilded Age are elegantly exhibited on the museum's three floors....
Lincoln County Museum Of History

Lincolnton, North Carolina

As early as 1907, citizens of Lincoln County determined a need in the county for an...
Lyman Museum & Mission House

Hilo, Hawaii

Today, the Mission House has been preserved, and is on both the State and National...
Mabry Hazen House

Knoxville, Tennessee

The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is...
Macon County Historical Museum And Prairie Village

Decatur, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln and his family made Macon County their first home in Illinois after...
Marengo County Historical Society

Demopolis, Alabama

This society is housed in the Laird Cottage/Geneva Mercer Museum, which interprets the...
Mariposa Museum

Mariposa, California

The Museum features ofther mining equipment and historical buildings have been brought to...
Massillon Museum

Massillon, Ohio

In 1991, it became evident that more room to house the collections was imperative. The...
Merchant's House Museum

New York, New York

Complete with the family’s original furnishings and personal possessions, the house...
Mineral County Museum

Superior, Montana

The Mineral County Museum, free to all, opened in 1977 in response to the nation's...
Minnetrista

Muncie, Indiana

Minnetrista's 40-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, an...
Moffatt Ladd House & Garden

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden (1763) is a National Historic Landmark open to the...
Morris Museum

Morristown, New Jersey

The mission of the Morris Museum is to elevate the cultural consciousness, excite the...
Moses Myers House

Norfolk, Virginia

Containing a remarkable number of furnishings original to the family, the Moses Myers...
Museum Center At 5ive Points

Cleveland, Tennessee

Featuring the rich history of the Ocoee River and Chattanooga region, the Museum Center...
Museum In The Park At Chief Logan State Park

Logan, West Virginia

Museum in the Park exhibits photography of life in coal-mining towns and artifacts...
Museum Of Eastern Shore Life

Centreville, Maryland

Building on the dreams of a group from the local farming community, including farmer, sea...
Museum Of North Carolina Handicrafts

Waynesville, North Carolina

The museum is housed in the historic Shelton House, home to Stephen Jehu Shelton and then...
Museum Of The Berkeley Springs

Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

Housed inside the Roman Bath House, the museum features information about the springs,...
Museum Of The City Of New York

New York, New York

The Museum of the City of New York's name says it all. Their mandate is to explore the...
Museum Of The Historical Society Of Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove, New Jersey

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Ocean Grove, recording the history...
National Ceramic Museum

Roseville, Ohio

The people of the Woodland Indian cultures (from 800 B.C.E.) were the first people in...