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45th Infantry Division Museum

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The 45th Infantry Division Museum is the nation's largest museum depicting the military...
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...
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

Springfield, Illinois

The Illinois State Historical Library was created in 1889 by the Illinois General...
Acadia National Park

Bar Harbor, Maine

People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history. Awed by its...
Adkins Historic & Museum Complex

Mardela Springs, Maryland

Eight historic buildings, including a farmhouse, comprise the Adkins Museum Complex The...
Afroamerican Cultural Center

Charlotte, North Carolina

The Afro-American Cultural Center (AACC) of Charlotte is a distinguished, 33-year old...
Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society Museum

Charlottesville, Virginia

The museum and genealogical library strive to promote the history of Charlottesville and...
Alcatraz Island

San Francisco, California

The history of Alcatraz is surprising to those that only know the Hollywood version....
Alexandria Township Historical Society & Prevost House

Milford, New Jersey

The Alexandria Historical Society meets the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:30PM. Meetings...
Alice T. Miner Museum

Chazy, New York

Visitors can tour three floors of period rooms containing furnishings and artwork of the...
Allen County Historical Society And Museum

Lima, Ohio

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

Kodiak, Alaska

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

Kansas City, Missouri

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

Branson, Missouri

The museum offers a range of exhibits that trace the history of the American presidency....
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...
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...
Andrew County Museum & Historical Society

Savannah, Missouri

Over the past decade, the museum has adopted a strategic plan, guiding the museum in a...
Anoka County Historical Society

Anoka, Minnesota

The Anoka County Historical Society is dedicated to honoring the memory of past residents...
Arizona Capitol Museum

Phoenix, Arizona

More than 20 exhibits tell Arizona's story from territorial days to the present.
Arizona Historical Society & Museum

Tucson, Arizona

One of their earliest actions was to create the means for documenting the past and...
Art Museum Of Greater Lafayette

Lafayette, Indiana

The art museum was founded by visionary leaders in 1909 as the Lafayette Art Association...
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...
Ashland Historical Society Museum

Ashland, Wisconsin

Learn more about Ashland’s past with a visit to the Ashland Historical Society...
Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate

Lexington, Kentucky

Visiting Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate is like taking a step back in time. Allow at...
Association Of Midwest Museums

St. Louis, Missouri

AMM provides a forum for dialogue and an exchange of ideas, provides resources to create...
Athenaeum Rectory

Columbia, Tennessee

Originally designed in 1835 as a home for Samuel Polk Walker, President James K. Polk's...
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum

Auburn, Indiana

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, a not-for-profit educational corporation, is committed...
Augusta Museum Of History

Augusta, Georgia

Founded in 1937, the Augusta Museum of History is Augusta’s oldest historical...
Aurora History Museum

Aurora, Colorado

The museum strives to reach more and more citizens with local history programs and...
Autauga County Heritage Association

Prattville, Alabama

Residents of Autauga County, Ala., can go to the ACHA museum to research family history...
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...
Badin Historic Museum

Badin, North Carolina

The story of Badin township begancirca 10,000 B.C. when Native Americans camped on the...
Bailey House Museum

Wailuku, Hawaii

The mission home, built on the site of the Royal compound of Kahekili, last ruling chief...
Baldwin Reynolds House

Meadville, Pennsylvania

First purchased in 1840 from by Justice Henry Baldwin from Squire Lord, the house has...
Baltimore Museum Of Industry

Baltimore, Maryland

Founded in 1977 and located now in the historic Platt Oyster Cannery building, this...
Banneker Douglass Museum

Annapolis, Maryland

The Banneker-Douglass Museum is named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, and...
Bannerman Castle Trust

Fishkill, New York

David Bannerman purchased the island from the Taft family in 1900 as a safe storage site...
Bartow History Center

Cartersville, Georgia

The museum documents the history of northwest Georgia's Bartow County, spanning more than...
Baxter County Heritage Museum

Gassville, Arkansas

The collection of the Baxter County Heritage Museum includes the following: Historic...
Bayfield Heritage Association

Bayfield, Wisconsin

Archived materials include maps, early city records, photographs, newspapers, brochures,...
Beall Dawson Historic House Museum

Rockville, Maryland

Though today Rockville, MD, is a bustling suburb of the nation's capital, it was but a...
Beaver County History Center

Freedom, Pennsylvania

The Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation was incorporated as a...
Becker County Historical Society

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

The Becker County Historical Society continues to preserve the history of its people for...
Bedford Historical Society

Bedford, New York

The society is committed to preserving the historic town and original Village Green, to...
Bell County Museum

Belton, Texas

The Museum guides visitors through the unique and varied history of Bell County. The...
Belleville Area Museum

Belleville, Michigan

The Belleville Area Museum first opened at Old Quirk School in 1989, featuring small-...
Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society & Museum

Bellport, New York

The society pursues its goals through its museum, its historic house with its ancillary...
Beloit Historical Society

Beloit, Wisconsin

The Lincoln Center is the home of the Robert and Elizabeth Solem Museum. Located on the...
Beltrami County History Center

Bemidji, Minnesota

The history center itself is home to the Beltrami County Historical Society. It was once...
Bent's Old Fort

La Junta, Colorado

William and Charles Bent, along with Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on this...
Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

The Berkshire Athenaeum is the public library for the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts....
Berkshire Museum

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

In 1903, Berkshire Museum founder, Zenas Crane, was inspired by such institutions as the...
Berrien County Historical Association & Museum

Berrien Springs, Michigan

Initial efforts aimed at preserving Michigan’s oldest courthouse, built in 1839....
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Nashville, Tennessee

The center section of the park features a 2,000-seat amphitheater, composed of terraced...
Big Bone Lick State Park

Union, Kentucky

During the Pleistocene age, which occurred during the last great Ice Age, enormous herds...
Big Stone Gap Museums

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

This complex includes the Harry W. Meador Coal Museum, the John Fox Museum, the June...
Birmingham Historical Museum

Birmingham, Michigan

The Allen House is on the site of Birmingham's first brick schoolhouse. In fact, some of...
Birmingham Jefferson History Museum

Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County was founded in 1819. Birmingham, the state's most populous city, founded...
Biscayne National Park

Homestead, Florida

Although Biscayne National Park was established for its natural history, signs of people...
Blue Earth County Historical Society

Mankato, Minnesota

The Blue Earth County Historical Society employs many tactics in order to keep the...
Boca Raton Historical Society

Boca Raton, Florida

For visitors looking for a comprehensive experience of Boca Raton's history, nothing will...
Boone County Historical Society

Columbia, Missouri

The Boone County Historical Society was formally organized in 1963 and opened its first...
Bosque Museum

Clifton, Texas

Significant displays at the Bosque museum include an exhibit about the Paleo-Americans...
Boulder History Museum

Boulder, Colorado

The museum exhibits artifacts from its collection of over 35,000 objects of historical...
Branigan Cultural Center

Las Cruces, New Mexico

The Branigan Cultural Center is comprised of several small galleries and the larger...
Brecksville Historical Association

Brecksville, Ohio

The Brecksville Historical Association maintains the Squire Rich House Museum, barn, and...
Brick Store Museum

Kennebunk, Maine

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

Bristol, Connecticut

The mission of the Bristol Historical Society is to promote an interest in local history...
Brookfield Museum & Historical Society

Brookfield, Connecticut

In May 1788, by resolution of the Connecticut General Assembly, the Parish of Newbury was...
Brookside Museum & Saratoga County Historical Society

Ballston Spa, New York

The museum contributes to the cultural life and prosperity of the county by preserving...
Brown & Hopkins Country Store

Chepachet, Rhode Island

Rhode Island has a number of historical landmarks that date back to the 1700's. Among...
Buckeye Valley Museum

Buckeye, Arizona

In 1877, the founder of the settlement that was to become the Town of Buckeye led a party...
Buffalo Bill Museum

Le Claire, Iowa

Other exhibits feature riverboat pilots, the Sauk and Fox Indian tribes, pioneers of...
Bulloch Hall

Roswell, Georgia

Completed in 1839 for Major James Stephens Bulloch, one of Roswell's founders, Bulloch...
Burt County Museum

Tekamah, Nebraska

The E.C. Houston House is the home of the Burt County Museum. Listed on the National and...
Caldwell Heritage Museum

Lenoir, North Carolina

The Caldwell Heritage Museum was opened in 1991 and is dedicated to preserving and...
Calhoun County Museum

Port Lavaca, Texas

Some of the many exhibits at the Museum include the Fresnel Lens from the 1852 Matagorda...
Calvert County Historical Society

Prince Frederick, Maryland

The Calvert County Historical Society oversees the preservation of county history out of...
Calvert Marine Museum

Solomons, Maryland

Established in 1970 and moved to its current location in 1975, the Calvert Marine Museum...
Calvin B. Taylor House Museum

Berlin, Maryland

The Taylor House Museum, administered and restored by the Berlin Heritage Foundation,...
Canfield Historical Society

Canfield, Ohio

Regular meetings are held at the Bond House, at 7:30pm on the second Thursday of February...
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....
Cape Lookout National Seashore

Harkers Island, North Carolina

From birding, to camping, to fishing, to learning about the rich history of Cape Lookout...
Captain Salem Avery Museum

Shady Side, Maryland

The heritage of the western shore area of the Chesapeake Bay is collected and preserved...
Carillon Historical Park

Dayton, Ohio

Visitors begin their visit to Carillon Historical Park at the Kettering Family Education...
Carlton County Historical Society

Cloquet, Minnesota

Not only does the Carlton County Historical Society offer a research facility equipped...
Carnegie Center For Art And History

New Albany, Indiana

The museum strives to serve as a cultural resource for the education and the enjoyment of...
Carnegie Center For Arts And History

Jackson, Tennessee

The present Carnegie Center for Arts and History, located in downtown Jackson, opened in...
Carroll Mansion And Phoenix Shot Tower

Baltimore, Maryland

Two sites operated by Carroll Museums, located in historic Jonestown, which was founded...
Carson City Post Office

Carson City, Nevada

The Carson City Post Office is an imposing late 19th-century building encompassing an...
Carson County Square House Museum

Panhandle, Texas

The historic Square House, built of lumber hauled from Dodge City in the 1880's, is just...
Carteret County Historical Society

Morehead City, North Carolina

The Carteret County Historical Society is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization run by...
Carver County Historical Society

Waconia, Minnesota

The Carver County Historical Society features five local history galleries and a gallery...
Cass County Historical Society

Harrisonville, Missouri

The society has published books dealing with family histories, a history of Harrisonville...