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20th Century Technology Museum

Wharton, Texas

Exhibits featuring technological developments such as electronic media, home appliances,...
Airborne & Special Operations Museum

Fayetteville, North Carolina

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum will provide a unique educational experience...
Alachua Co. Historic Trust

Gainesville, Florida

The Museum complex includes 4 sites: the Matheson Museum, housing the exhibit hall and...
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum

Anchorage,

Visitors are able to inspect and observe a number of aircraft, including one of the four...
Alaskaland Pioneer Air Museum

Fairbanks,

Alaska's pioneer history coincided with advances and experiments in flight, and this...
Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site

Gallitzin, Pennsylvania

Covering 1249 acres, the park serves as the site of what remains of the Allegheny Portage...
American Museum Of Science & Energy

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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

Windsor, Vermont

The Museum preserves the heritage of the mechanical arts, celebrates the ingenuity of our...
Apopka Historical Society

Apopka, Florida

Mr. Edward Miner's exhibit of Early Apopka artifacts at the 1968 Folk Festival in Apopka...
Arcadia Mill

Milton, Florida

The Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton bears witness to America's 19th century...
Argo Gold Mine And Museum

Idaho Springs, Colorado

The five-story Argo mill was renovated and opened to the public as a historic and...
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum

Auburn, Indiana

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, a not-for-profit educational corporation, is committed...
Austin Carriage Museum

Weirsdale, Florida

The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort is home to one of the worlds finest collections...
Automotive Heritage Museum

Kokomo, Indiana

The Pioneer Auto Club began showing cars in the early 1950's. Their early vision of an...
B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station

Ellicott City, Maryland

The oldest standing railroad station in the United States houses this museum in historic...
Baltimore Museum Of Industry

Baltimore, Maryland

Founded in 1977 and located now in the historic Platt Oyster Cannery building, this...
Bear Mountain Bridge And Tollhouse

Camp Smith, New York

As the oldest of NYSBA’s bridges, Bear Mountain Bridge was the first vehicular...
Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan

Alpena, Michigan

Through research, the museum collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts, specimens,...
Boulder City (hoover Dam) Museum

Boulder City, Nevada

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

Brunswick, Maryland

The town in which this museum is located was known during the Civil War as Berlin, and...
Buckeye Furnace

Wellston, Ohio

Visitors to this 270-acre site can see the furnace, originally built in 1852, which went...
Buffalo And Erie County Naval And Military Park

Buffalo, New York

Besides viewing exhibits and ships, creative use of the park has spanned an incredibly...
Bull Shoals Historical Society & Museum

Bull Shoals, Arkansas

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

Troy, New York

An exhibit on Greater Troy's industrial history is housed in the former office of the...
Burton Cotton Gin And Museum

Burton, Texas

The Museum provides one of the best remaining examples of an early, automated systems gin...
Cape Fear Museum Of History And Science

Wilmington, North Carolina

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is the oldest history museum in North Carolina....
Central Railroad Of New Jersey Station

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Constructed in 1868, the Central Railroad of New Jersey Station was designed by the firm...
Champlain Valley Transportation Museum

Plattsburgh, New York

Located on the grounds of the former Plattsburgh Air Force Base, the museum contains...
Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From chemistry’s origins to today, the museum brings to life the unexpected beauty...
Chesapeake And Ohio Canal National Historic Park

Hagerstown, Maryland

Originally, the C&O Canal was a lifeline for communities and businesses along the...
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

St. Michaels, Maryland

Founded in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has expanded from a two acre campus...
Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Located in a train station that was in operation from 1900 until the Great Depression,...
Chippewa Falls Museum Of Industry And Technology

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

The museum has a large collection of supercomputers. This collection is representative of...
Cincinnati Observatory Center

Cincinnati, Ohio

The Cincinnati Observatory was founded by Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, who, as a Professor at...
Clermont State Historic Site

Germantown, New York

Clermont became the home of the historic Livingston family in 1728 when Robert Livingston...
Community Memorial Museum

Yuba City, California

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

Chester Township, New Jersey

The Cooper Gristmill, located in the Black River Park, reveals the history of the...
Coplay Cement Company Kilns

Coplay, Pennsylvania

The kilns were soon superseded by rotary kiln technology that required very little labor...
Coppertown Usa

Calumet, Michigan

Michigan's Copper Industry began thousands of years ago when ancient miners chipped away...
Cornwall Iron Furnace

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Cornwall Furnace is indeed a unique survivor of the early American iron industry....
Cotton Museum At The Memphis Cotton Exchange

Memphis, Tennessee

The mission of the Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange is to share the story of...
Country Doctor Museum

Bailey, North Carolina

The Country Doctor Museum invites people of all ages to visit and learn about the history...
Crater Rock Museum

Central Point, Oregon

The Smith's collection and the collections and donations of members and others has...
D.c. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery

Spearfish, South Dakota

The hatchery was constructed to propagate, stock, and establish trout populations in the...
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

Dayton, Ohio

Dayton Aviation consists of four units that tell the stories of Wilbur Wright, Orville...
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

Sun City, Arizona

The Sun Cities Area Historical Society/Del Webb Sun Cities Museum is dedicated to the...
Delta Cultural Center

Helena, Arkansas

Split into two locations, the first main exhibit at The Depot, A Heritage of...
Denver Firefighters Museum

Denver, Colorado

The building served as a working fire station until 1974. Now it offers hands-on...
Denver Museum Of Nature & Science

Denver, Colorado

In 1868, pioneer and naturalist Edwin Carter arrived in Breckenridge, Colo., and devoted...
Destroyer Escort Historical Museum: Uss Slater

Albany, New York

Moored on the Hudson River in Albany, New York, the USS Slater has undergone an extensive...
Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum Of Dentistry

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum explores the history of dentistry in the United States and includes many...
Duke Homestead

Durham, North Carolina

The patriarch of Duke Homestead was Washington Duke, an Orange County farmer whose chance...
Duluth Children's Museum

Duluth, Minnesota

Exhibits at the Duluth Children's Museum are designed to encourage children to have fun,...
Edison And Ford Winter Estates

Fort Myers, Florida

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

Beaumont, Texas

The museum is dedicated to the presentation of Thomas Alva Edison and his inventions and...
Edison National Historic Site

West Orange, New Jersey

The Laboratory and home of Thomas Edison, stopped in time, continue to teach a new...
Equinunk Historical Society

Equinunk, Pennsylvania

H.N. Farley bought the Calder lands and buildings from the estate of Joseph Calder in...
Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

Waterford, New York

The corridor stretches 524 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York. It...
Estrella Warbird Museum

Paso Robles, California

From jeeps, side arms, early year aircraft, fighter jets recently retired from active...
Experimental Breeder Reactor #1

Arco, Idaho

On December 20, 1951, EBR-1 (Experimental Breeder Reactor 1) became the first power plant...
Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Through its detailed and faithful picture of watershed use, the Interpretive Center shows...
Fargo Air Museum

Fargo, North Dakota

One of the main attractions of the museum is a full-scale replica of a Wright Brothers...
Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium

Reno, Nevada

Located at the northwestern edge of the University of Nevada-Reno campus, the Fleischmann...
Ford River Rouge Complex

Dearborn, Michigan

The Ford River Rouge Complex may be the world's most famous auto plant. In 1915 Henry...
Fort Smith Museum Of History

Fort Smith, Arkansas

The Fort Smith Museum of History acquires, preserves, exhibits and interprets objects of...
Fostoria Glass Museum At The Anna B. Smith House

Moundsville, West Virginia

The Fostoria Glass Company began operations in Fostoria, Ohio, on December 15, 1887. This...
Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Discovery Heritage Center

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

The Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center, part of the Johnstown...
Friends Of Auburn Heights Preserve

Yorklyn, Delaware

The Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve Inc. and the smaller team of mechanics who operate...
George Washington Carver Museum

Austin, Texas

The museum is housed in a 36,000 square-foot facility that includes four galleries, a...
Georgetown Powerplant Museum

Seattle, Washington

Much of the power produced at this plant operated the streetcars. It marks the beginning...
Gilmore Car Museum

Hickory Corners, Michigan

Nestled on 90 landscaped acres in restored historic barns are nearly 200 extraordinary...
Graham County Historical Society And Museum

Thatcher, Arizona

Some history buffs have called this museum the "finest small-town museum" in...
Great Lakes Naval Memorial And Museum

Muskegon, Michigan

Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum invites visitors to step back into time aboard two...
Greater Southwest Historical Museum

Ardmore, Oklahoma

The centerpiece of the museum is the Sam Noble Hall, containing exhibits that recreate...
Greenfield Village

Dearborn, Michigan

Entering Greenfield Village is like stepping into an 80-acre time machine. It takes you...
Halifax Historical Museum

Daytona Beach, Florida

Housed in the former 1910 Merchant's Bank building, the museum exhibits the history of...
Hanford Mills Museum

East Meredith, New York

In 1898, Hanford Mills harnessed the waters of Kortright Creek to provide the town with...
Hannaway Blacksmith Shop

Lincoln, Rhode Island

Adjacent to the Hearthside House property and Chase Farm Park on Great Road is the 1870...
Hastings Museum

Hastings, Nebraska

The Hastings Museum brings to life the natural and cultural history of Hastings, Adams...
Hearthstone Historic House Museum

Appleton, Wisconsin

On September 30, 1882 Hearthstone Historic House, built for Appleton businessman Henry J...
Heidrick Ag History Center

Woodland, California

This museum explores the marvels of agriculture and commercial trucking through 130,000...
Henry Ford Museum

Dearborn, Michigan

It began as a simple yet bold idea to document the genius of ordinary people by...
Hershey Museum

Hershey, Pennsylvania

The Hershey Story guides visitors on a journey through Milton Hershey's lifetime and...
Hill Aerospace Museum

Hill Air Force Base, Utah

Hill Aerospace Museum is located on approximately 30 acres on the northwest corner of...
Historic Belknap Mill

Laconia, New Hampshire

Located along the Winnipesaukee River in the Lakes Region of central New Hampshire, the...
Historic Speedwell

Morristown, New Jersey

Today, seven-and-a-half acres of the mid 19th-century original estate remain and contain...
Historical Electronics Museum

Linthicum, Maryland

This museum showcases significant artifacts and literature throughout the history of the...
Hoover Historical Center

North Canton, Ohio

Among the interactives on the tour is a push-button to activate a recording of Hoover...
Hope Lodge And Mather Mill

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Hope Lodge was built between 1743 and 1748 by Samuel Morris, a prosperous Quaker...
Indiana State Museum

Indianapolis, Indiana

Constructed completely from Indiana materials including limestone, sandstone, steel,...
John Gorrie Museum State Park

Apalachicola, Florida

A young physician named John Gorrie moved to Apalachicola in the early 1800s when it was...
John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

The Blackstone River runs from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. Today, the Blackstone...
Johnson Victrola Musuem

Dover, Delaware

In 1967, a memorial to E.R. Johnson was created by the inventor's family and the State of...
Joseph Priestley House

Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Priestley is best known for his achievements in chemistry, but he was also a prolific...
Kennedy Space Center

Orsino, Florida

The historic Kennedy Space Center offers a glimpse into the space program that helped...
Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum

Berthoud, Colorado

Once home to the Native American, trapper, cattleman, and homesteader, Little Thompson...
Maitland Historical Museum & Telephone Museum

Maitland, Florida

The Museum features Maitland on the Move a permanent exhibition tracing Maitland history...
Maritime Museum Of San Diego

San Diego, California

The Maritime Museum of San Diego's collection includes educational displays about...
Matheson Museum

Gainesville, Florida

The museum is flanked by three other sites: The Matheson House dates from 1867 and...
Mcpherson County Old Mill Museum

Lindsborg, Kansas

The Smoky Valley Roller Mill was built in 1898.  Unlike a grist mill which uses...