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Alameda Museum

Alameda, California

From old stoves and bicycles to dolls and movie posters, displays at the Alameda Museum...
Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum

Pu‘unēnē, Hawaii

Dedicated to preserving and presenting the history and heritage of Maui's sugar industry...
Anna Miller Museum

Newcastle, Wyoming

Built in the 1930's, the museum was originally a WPA project for Company A, 115th Cavalry...
Argo Gold Mine And Museum

Idaho Springs, Colorado

The five-story Argo mill was renovated and opened to the public as a historic and...
Augusta Canal

Augusta, Georgia

Visitors can float past 200 years of Georgia history on a replica canal cargo boat, visit...
Baltimore Museum Of Industry

Baltimore, Maryland

Founded in 1977 and located now in the historic Platt Oyster Cannery building, this...
Berkeley History Center

Berkeley, California

The center contains exhibits about the history of the Berkeley area, both with...
Buckeye Furnace

Wellston, Ohio

Visitors to this 270-acre site can see the furnace, originally built in 1852, which went...
Centennial Building

Port St. Joe, Florida

This building was constructed by the Works Project Administration in 1937 at a cost of $...
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...
Clover Hill Village

Appomattox, Virginia

In this six-acre living history village, visitors can glimpse daily life from 1840 to...
Cook Hayman Pharmacy Museum

Morgantown, West Virginia

A museum dedicated to 19th-century medicinal practices, on the University of West...
Cooper Gristmill

Chester Township, New Jersey

The Cooper Gristmill, located in the Black River Park, reveals the history of the...
Debary Hall Historic Site

DeBary, Florida

Visitors to Debary Hall will learn about the nineteenth-century tourism that overtook...
Destin History And Fishing Museum

Destin, Florida

This community museum invokes Destin's history as a fishing village. It features award...
Dunn County Empire In Pine Museum

Menomonie, Wisconsin

The museum contains artifacts from the Knapp, Stout & Co. company, including a...
Eckley Miner's Village

Weatherly, Pennsylvania

Eckely was one of hundreds of small company mining towns, or "patches," built...
Edison And Ford Winter Estates

Fort Myers, Florida

These estates feature changing special exhibits that explain the history and innovations...
Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Discovery Heritage Center

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

The Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center, part of the Johnstown...
Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Snow Hill, Maryland

The restored furnace and buildings of the 19th century village, Furnace Town, provide...
Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park®

Georgetown, Colorado

Today the Loop is a popular tourist attraction and an uncommon way to see the Clear Creek...
Gold Country Museum

Auburn, California

The visitors' tour of the museum begins with an excursion into a replicated hard rock...
Grace History Museum

Abilene, Texas

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

Wilmington, Delaware

Hagley houses an important collection of manuscripts, photographs, books, and pamphlets...
Hampton National Historic Site

Towson, Maryland

Hampton is the story of people -- enslaved African Americans, indentured servants,...
Hannaway Blacksmith Shop

Lincoln, Rhode Island

Adjacent to the Hearthside House property and Chase Farm Park on Great Road is the 1870...
Historic Belknap Mill

Laconia, New Hampshire

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

Harrisville, New Hampshire

"Harrisville's history includes in miniature many developments important to the...
Historic Lime Kilns

Bayview, Idaho

The Scenic Bay Marina Historic Lime Kiln Park is located in Bayview at an RV Resort. A...
Jake Jackson Museum And History Center

Weaverville, California

The museum houses a collection of rare firearms that were the core of the first artifacts...
Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles, California

Rotating exhibits display numerous elements of Japanese life and art, both past and...
John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

The Blackstone River runs from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. Today, the Blackstone...
Kenosha History Center

Kenosha, Wisconsin

The Kenosha History Center includes two museum galleries: The Yesteryear Gallery and the...
Kentucky Coal Mining Museum

Benham, Kentucky

This three-floor museum dedicated to the history of the early coal mining industry is...
Keweenaw National Historic Park

Calumet, Michigan

From 7,000 years ago to the 1900s people mined Keweenaw copper. Native peoples made...
Kingsley Plantation

Jacksonville, Florida

The Kingsley Plantation, administered by the National Park Service, is located on Fort...
Lafayette Miners Museum

Lafayette, Colorado

In December of 1913, coal miner William E. Lewis and his family purchased the home. from...
Leeds Ccc Camp

St. George, Utah

These camps were typically built of relatively temporary frame construction, and the...
Louisville Historical Museum

Louisville, Colorado

The main building is historically known as the Jacoe Store and features a variety of...
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Atlanta, Georgia

Just past noon on January 15, 1929, a son was born to the Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther...
Matheson Museum

Gainesville, Florida

The museum is flanked by three other sites: The Matheson House dates from 1867 and...
Mercur Ghost Town

Mercur, Utah

The town first came into being in 1870 as Lewiston, when gold was discovered at the head...
Millyard Museum

Manchester, New Hampshire

The Millyard Museum is housed in Mill No. 3 at the corner of Commercial and Pleasant...
Milwaukee County Historical Society

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Founded in 1935, the Milwaukee County Historical Society houses over 50,000 artifacts...
Monroe Labor History Museum

Monroe, Michigan

The museum chronicles the development of the Michigan labor movement beginning in the...
Montana Museum Of Work History

West Missoula, Montana

The displays at the museum include antique firearms, steam and gas engines, automobiles,...
Museum Center At 5ive Points

Cleveland, Tennessee

Featuring the rich history of the Ocoee River and Chattanooga region, the Museum Center...
National Steinbeck Center

Salinas, California

In the tradition of John Steinbeck, the center draws its inspiration from the diverse...
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford, Massachusetts

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is the only national park site dedicated to...
New Deal Homestead Museum

Arthurdale, West Virginia

The project was created for coal miners and industrial workers by Eleanor Roosevelt in...
Old Jail Museum And Heritage Center

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

The Carbon County Jail in historic Mauch Chunk is an excellent example of 19th-century...
Panama Canal Museum

Seminole, Florida

The museum collects artifacts, documents and other items of historical importance and...
Peirce Mill

Washington, District Of Columbia

Peirce Mill became famous as the only 19th century gristmill operating full time in the...
Pumping Jack Museum

Emlenton, Pennsylvania

The museum is located in the Crawford Center – one of several activities in the...
Reedville Fishermen's Museum

Reedville, Virginia

The story of Reedville, Virginia is linked to the commercial fishing industry that...
Rock Springs Historical Museum

Rock Springs, Wyoming

The Museum now housed there is the home of thousands of items of personal and public...
Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum

Morgantown, West Virginia

This museum depicts the technological history of the coal, oil and natural gas industries...
San Francisco Cable Car Museum

San Francisco, California

Located in the historic Washington/Mason cable car barn and powerhouse, the museum deck...
San Francisco Railway Museum

San Francisco, California

The museum features unique historic artifacts, illustrative and informative displays,...
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Saugus, Massachusetts

Three hundred year old artifacts, working waterwheels, and mill machinery help to tell...
St. Lucie County Historical Museum

Fort Pierce, Florida

This county museum features a collection of artifacts and relics, including uniforms from...
Steamtown National Historic Site

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Steamtown offers a Technology Museum and History Museum. These modern buildings explore...
Sunshine Mine Memorial

Kellogg, Idaho

The May 2, 1972 Sunshine Mine Fire was the worst mining disaster in recent history. A...
Sweetwater County Historical Museum

Green River, Wyoming

The museum has collections ranging from fossilized fish to native tribal spearheads. I...
Texas And Pacific Railway Museum

Marshall, Texas

The museum is housed in the recently restored Texas and Pacific Railway Depot (built in...
Tread Of Pioneers Museum

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

The Western room, home of an extensive firearms collection, traces ranching life, the...
Ybor City Museum State Park

Tampa, Florida

Late 19th-century Tampa was the site of buzzing economic and social activity, and this...