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Mendocino County Museum

Willits, California

Exhibits cover a number of topics, including the 1960's counterculture, the Greenwood...
Mill At Anselma

Chester Springs, Pennsylvania

Nestled along the Pickering Creek in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania, the Mill at Anselma...
Model T Automotive Heritage Complex

Detroit, Michigan

The Ford Piquette Avenue plant is well preserved and largely unchanged from its original...
Morris Museum

Morristown, New Jersey

The mission of the Morris Museum is to elevate the cultural consciousness, excite the...
Motorcycle Hall Of Fame Museum

Pickerington, Ohio

Located on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington, Ohio, the...
Museum Of Flight

Seattle, Washington

The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums...
Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea, is one of the oldest living history...
National Atomic Museum

Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Museum is America's resource for nuclear history and science. It presents exhibits...
National Canal Museum

Easton, Pennsylvania

Featuring four galleries, this is the only museum dedicated to the history of America's...
National Watch And Clock Museum

Columbia, Pennsylvania

The museum focuses on 19th-century clocks and watches, but has a wide variety of American...
Naval Museum Of Armament & Technology

Ridgecrest, California

China Lake, once a testing facility for military defense, now showcases U.S. Naval...
New England Ski Museum

Franconia, New Hampshire

Founded in 1977, the Museum opened in 1982 next to the Cannon Mountain Tram, Franconia...
New Hampshire Telephone Museum

Warner, New Hampshire

Visitors begin their visit to the New Hampshire Telephone Museum with an introductory...
New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park

New Smyrna Beach, Florida

The sugar mill was built in the early years of the 19th century during Indian uprisings...
Newlin Grist Mill

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

In 1704, Nathaniel and Mary Newlin built a water-powered grist mill along the West Branch...
Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum

Fremont, California

The Museum offers a way to rediscovery America's movie pioneers, and see their remarkable...
Nunns Provo Station Power Plant

Provo, Utah

Built in 1897 by Luclen L. Nunn at an estimated cost of just $50,000, the plant harnessed...
Old Slater Mill Historic Site

Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Enjoy the exhibits, collections of artifacts, grounds and gallery, research library,...
Orange Empire Railway Museum

Perris, California

Explore the West's largest collection of railway locomotives, passenger and freight cars...
Palace Of The Governors

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Originally serving as Spain's seat of government in the present day American Southwest...
Panama Canal Museum

Seminole, Florida

The museum collects artifacts, documents and other items of historical importance and...
Pennsylvania Lumber Museum

Galeton, Pennsylvania

The museum has extensive exhibits detailing the history of logging in Pennsylvania as...
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum

Midland, Texas

The Museum’s 60,000 square feet facility houses photographic wall murals depicting...
Physick House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Physick took up residence in the house in 1815 after separating from his wife,...
Plumas County Museum

Quincy, California

The concept of an active "living museum" is evidenced by the dozens of...
Poudre Landmarks Foundation

Fort Collins, Colorado

Incorporated in 1972, the mission of the Poudre Landmarks Foundation, Inc. is to preserve...
Pumping Jack Museum

Emlenton, Pennsylvania

The museum is located in the Crawford Center – one of several activities in the...
Radio And Television Museum

Bowie, Maryland

Located in the historic Harmel House, the Radio and Television Museum offers exhibits of...
Red Mill Museum Village

Clinton, New Jersey

The picturesque Red Mill Museum Village sits on a 10-acre site nestled along the banks of...
Reed Gold Mine

Midland, North Carolina

This mine is the site of the first documented gold find in the United States.From this...
Robert M. Conrad Research And Educational Center

Deland, Florida

The Robert M. Conrad Research and Educational Center was built in 1997 by Mrs. Hawtense...
Rolls Royce Foundation

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

This is the only American foundation dedicated to the preservation and history of Rolls-...
Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum

Morgantown, West Virginia

This museum depicts the technological history of the coal, oil and natural gas industries...
Saint Louis Science Center

Saint Louis, Missouri

The Saint Louis Science Center is a three-building complex (the main building, the...
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,...
Science Museum Of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors are invited to touch, observe, and explore the impact of science from astonomy...
Scopes Trial Museum And Rhea County Courthouse

Dayton, Tennessee

In 1925, the Rhea County Courthouse was the scene of the famous Scopes Evolution Trial,...
Sloss Furnaces

Birmingham, Alabama

In 1881 and 1882, North Alabama planter and investor James Withers Sloss built the...
Space Needle

Seattle, Washington

The symbol of Seattle was built for the 1962 World's Fair and features an observation...
St. Petersburg Museum Of History

St. Petersburg, Florida

This local museum explores the history of the St. Petersburg area and the Pinellas...
State Capital Publishing Museum

Guthrie, Oklahoma

Frank Greer came to Guthrie, Indian Territory, in April of 1889, and built a business...
Steamship William G. Mather Museum, The

Cleveland, Ohio

The William G. Mather is a retired Great Lakes bulk freighter. She was built in Detroit...
Texas Pharmacy Museum

Amarillo, Texas

Opened in 1998, the Texas Pharmacy Museum is the only museum in Texas specializing in the...
The American Eisner Museum Of Advertising & Design

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The museum works to honor and lend recognition to past achievements within the scope of...
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Dover, New Hampshire

The Children’s Museum operates exclusively for charitable purposes and serves as an...
The Henry Ford

Dearborn, Michigan

The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan is a national historic landmark site and a multi-day...
U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Museum

Fort Bragg, North Carolina

This museum depicts army history and traditions, as well as other Army Special Operation...
U.s. Space & Rocket Center

Huntsville, Alabama

The facilities include Spacedome Theater, Rocket Park, the Education Training Center,...
Union Canal Tunnel Park

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Beginning in 1821, the canal was completed in 1828 with 102 locks. Unfortunately the...
USS Nautilus

Groton, Connecticut

Launched in 1954, the USS Nautilus was the first nuclear-powered submarine ever...
Virginia War Museum

Newport News, Virginia

This museum covers all of U.S. military history, including the roles of women and African...
Walter P. Chrysler Museum

Auburn Hills, Michigan

The Walter P. Chrysler Museum opened to the public October 5, 1999. Ground was broken...
Waterloo Village

Stanhope, New Jersey

Waterloo Village is a completely recreated colonial town and an adjoining Indian Village...
Western Railway Museum

Suisun, California

Take an electric train trip through the peaceful, picturesque Montezuma Hills over the...
Women's Museum

Dallas, Texas

A Smithsonian affiliate, The Women's Museum™: An Institute for the Future makes...
Wright Brothers National Memorial

Manteo, North Carolina

On display in the visitor center are a full-scale reproduction of the 1902 glider, a full...