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Abbeville Cultural Museum

Abbeville, Louisiana

This center brings together the vast art and culture of the Abbeville area. The...
Ackland Art Museum

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Ackland Art Museum was founded through the bequest of William Hayes Ackland (1855-...
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...
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...
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...
Art Museum Of Greater Lafayette

Lafayette, Indiana

The art museum was founded by visionary leaders in 1909 as the Lafayette Art Association...
Athens Cultural Center

Athens, New York

The center offers a full schedule of arts and cultural programming, community events,...
Bailey House Museum

Wailuku, Hawaii

The mission home, built on the site of the Royal compound of Kahekili, last ruling chief...
Baltimore Museum Of Art

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum features an eclectic mix of artwork from different cultures, ranging from...
Barnes Foundation

Merion Station, Pennsylvania

This art gallery possesses more than 2500 objects, including 800 paintings estimated to...
Bead Museum

Glendale, Arizona

The Bead Museum serves the public through exhibitions and programs designed to heighten...
Bennington Museum

Bennington, Vermont

The 28,000-square-foot museum, which owns more than 60,000 artifacts from southern...
Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan

Alpena, Michigan

Through research, the museum collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts, specimens,...
Biggs Museum Of American Art

Dover, Delaware

Established in 1993, the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art Museum houses one of the...
Blount Bridgers House

Tarboro, North Carolina

The 1808 Blount-Bridgers House, “the Grove,” is a national historic landmark...
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...
C.m. Russell Museum

Great Falls, Montana

The C.M. Russell Museum features five galleries dedicated to the life and art of Charles...
California Historical Society

San Francisco, California

Boasting one of the largest collections of primary and secondary materials on the history...
Capitola Historical Museum

Capitola, California

The Capitola Museum offers changing exhibits on the history and art of the area, as well...
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...
Carnegie Arts Center

Dodge City, Kansas

Formerly the library in Dodge City , this building was established sometime prior to 1905...
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 Reece Museum

Johnson City, Tennessee

A campus history project initiated in the late 1920s created a repository that ultimately...
Cheekwood

Nashville, Tennessee

The Cheekwood gardens are seen and enjoyed by over 175,000 visitors each year. 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,...
Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

As a unique educational resource, the museum provides children with the opportunity to...
Chrysler Museum Of Art

Norfolk, Virginia

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

Denver, Colorado

The building will provide intimate, architecturally compelling spaces for the study and...
Colby Museum Of Art

Waterville, Maine

Founded in 1959 and now comprising four wings, more than 6,000 works, and more than 28,...
Columbus Museum

Columbus, Georgia

The collection of American drawings, paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts...
Cooper Regional History Museum

Upland, California

“From General Store to Department Store” represents an old-time General Store...
Corcoran Gallery Of Art

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Corcoran Gallery of Art stands as a major center of American art, both historic and...
Cottonlandia Museum

Greenwood, Mississippi

The archaeology collection, on loan from the L.B. Jones Trust, is immense, and includes...
Currier Museum Of Art

Manchester, New Hampshire

The Currier Museum of Art is committed to providing stimulating, diverse, and enjoyable...
Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

Clarksville, Tennessee

Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House...
Danville Museum Of Fine Arts And History

Danville, Virginia

This 1857 Italian Villa house is best known as the Last Capitol of the Confederacy, but...
Degas House

New Orleans, Louisiana

Built during the original development of the Esplanade Ridge Neighborhood, the Degas...
Delaware History Museum

Wilmington, Delaware

In 1998, the Delaware History Museum opened Distinctively Delaware, the first...
Dennos Museum Center

Traverse City, Michigan

The Museum Center features three changing exhibit galleries and an elegant sculpture...
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...
Edward Hopper House Art Center

Nyack, New York

The house of Edward Hopper’s youth was built in 1858 by the artist's maternal...
El Capitolio De Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico

For Puerto Ricans, El Capitolio de Puerto Rico stands as a powerful symbol of self-...
Elisabet Ney Museum

Austin, Texas

The Elisabet Ney Museum continues to be a place where people of all ages can renew their...
Ella Sharp Museum Of Art And History

Jackson, Michigan

The Ella Sharp Museum of Art & History opened on October 3, 1965. Forty years later...
Fairview Museum Of History And Art

Fairview, Utah

The mammoth was unearthed on the nearby Wasatch Plateau in 1988 while excavating the...
Farnsworth Art Museum

Rockland, Maine

The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of American art in...
Fort St. Joseph Museum

Niles, Michigan

Featured exhibits portray the history of Fort St. Joseph, built by the French in 1691,...
Gari Melchers Home And Studio

Fredericksburg, Virginia

This colonial-era home, known as Belmont, was built on a hill outside Fredericksburg...
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

Santa Fe, New Mexico

One of the most significant artists of the 20th century, Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-...
Grace History Museum

Abilene, Texas

The Grace History Museum features an authentic recreation of a 1940s boot shop, and an...
Grace Hudson Museum

Ukiah, California

The Museum's exhibitions and public programs are thematically shaped by, and linked to,...
Grave Creek Mound Archaeology Complex

Moundsville, West Virginia

Construction of the mound took place in successive stages from about 250-150 B.C., as...
Great Plains Art Museum

Lincoln, Nebraska

The Great Plains Art Museum opened in 1981 after a generous donation from Dr. John and...
Hannibal Square Heritage Center

Winter Park, Florida

The Hannibal Square Heritage Center pays tribute to the past, present and future...
Harry P. Leu Gardens

Orlando, Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens features three miles of paved scenic walkways that take you through...
Harwood Museum Of Art

Taos, New Mexico

Founded in 1923 and operated by the University of New Mexico since 1936, the Harwood is...
Historic Arkansas Museum

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Historic Arkansas Museum is a historic-site museum of Arkansas’ frontier days....
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 Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Florida

Housed in the historic 1916 Courthouse, the Historical Society of Palm Beach County...
History Park At Kelley Park

San Jose, California

The History Park is composed of historic buildings and homes which preserve the heritage...
Hood Museum Of Art

Hanover, New Hampshire

The study of art has long been an integral component of the curriculum at Dartmouth...
Hyde Collection

Glens Falls, New York

The Museum offers a world class collection of objects that span the history of western...
Imperial Calcasieu Museum

Lake Charles, Louisiana

The Historic Exhibit is a permanent exhibit with rotating artifacts depicting life from...
Indiana State Museum

Indianapolis, Indiana

Constructed completely from Indiana materials including limestone, sandstone, steel,...
Indianapolis Museum Of Art

Indianapolis, Indiana

One of the 10 oldest general art museums in the country, the Indianapolis Museum of art...
Intermuseum Conservation Association

Cleveland, Ohio

The Intermuseum Conservation Association offers a range of services to its more than one...
Iroquois Indian Museum

Howes Cave, New York

Located in a building inspired by the traditional longhouse, the museum contains a vast...
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Sarasota, Florida

Initially built to house John Ringling's personal art collection, the John and Maple...
John Nicholas Brown Center

Providence, Rhode Island

The John Nicholas Brown Center is located in the historic Nightingale-Brown House on the...
Julia A. Purnell Museum

Snow Hill, Maryland

The Purnell Museum showcases local history, as well as the artwork of Julia A. Purnell....
Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Kalamazoo Valley Museum is operated by...
Kykuit The John D. Rockefeller Estate

Tarrytown, New York

Kykuit is a preeminent Hudson Valley landmark. For architecture, remarkable gardens, art...
Laconia Historical & Museum Society

Laconia, New Hampshire

The Laconia Historical and Museum Society is a private, non-profit organization dedicated...
Lauren Rogers Museum Of Art

Laurel, Mississippi

Nestled among century-old oaks in Laurel's charming Historic District is the Lauren...
Longmont Museum & Cultural Center

Longmont, Colorado

Two of the four exhibit galleries, the Longmont gallery and the Longs Peak Room, contain...
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

Morristown, New Jersey

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, the cornerstone of Morristown's National Historic...
Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum

Bolton Landing, New York

The Museum is filled with memorabilia of an international operatic career spanning over...
Marengo County Historical Society

Demopolis, Alabama

This society is housed in the Laird Cottage/Geneva Mercer Museum, which interprets the...
Mason Area Historical Society & Museum

Mason, Michigan

The museum, opened in 1998, displays art and historical documents relating to Mason.
Memphis Brooks Museum Of Art

Memphis, Tennessee

Located in the heart of Memphis, the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, is a dynamic cultural...
Milwaukee Art Museum

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

From its roots in Milwaukee’s first art gallery in 1888, the museum has grown today...
Milwaukee County Historical Society

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Founded in 1935, the Milwaukee County Historical Society houses over 50,000 artifacts...
Minnetrista

Muncie, Indiana

Minnetrista's 40-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, an...
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Delray Beach, Florida

Since its opening in 1977, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for...
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...
Motown Historical Museum

Detroit, Michigan

The museum exhibits trace the roots of Motown’s remarkable story and chronicle its...
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Keystone, South Dakota

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is host to almost three million visitors a year from...
Museum Of History And Art

Ontario, California

In "Road Ways" and "Gem of the Foothills", visitors can examine the...
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...
Napa Valley Museum

Yountville, California

The Napa Valley Museum is dedicated to promoting the cultural and environmental heritage...
National Heisey Glass Museum

Newark, Ohio

The museum has been owned and operated by the Heisey Collectors of America, Inc. (HCA)...
Nevada Museum Of Art

Reno, Nevada

The organization was founded in 1931 as the Nevada Art Gallery by Dr. James Church and...
Oakland Museum Of California

Oakland, California

The museum contains three departments, art, history, and natural sciences, each with...