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B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station

Ellicott City, Maryland

The oldest standing railroad station in the United States houses this museum in historic...
Babcock Smith House Museum

Westerly, Rhode Island

Since the middle of the eighteenth century the Babcock-Smith House has stood amid an ever...
Backstreet Cultural Museum

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Backstreet Cultural Museum contains exhibits, artifacts, memorabilia, films and...
Bailey House Museum

Wailuku, Hawaii

The mission home, built on the site of the Royal compound of Kahekili, last ruling chief...
Baker Block Museum

Baker, Florida

The Baker Block Museum specializes in local history. It has exhibits on a range of topics...
Baltimore Museum Of Art

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum features an eclectic mix of artwork from different cultures, ranging from...
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...
Banning Residence Museum

Wilmington, California

The house is restored with Victorian style furniture to look as it did when the Banning...
Barbour County Historical Museum

Philippi, West Virginia

Barnes Foundation

Merion Station, Pennsylvania

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

Lakeside, California

The museum’s collection represents thousands of years of history—some objects...
Bartow History Center

Cartersville, Georgia

The museum documents the history of northwest Georgia's Bartow County, spanning more than...
Battle Of Plattsburgh Center And War Of 1812 Museum

Plattsburgh, New York

The Battle of Plattsburgh Association runs the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center...
Battleship North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina

Historically, and until most recently, the most capable class of major combatants, or...
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,...
Beaches Museum And History Center

Jacksonville Beach, Florida

19th-century oil tycoon and transportation pioneer Henry Flagler's era-defining Florida...
Bead Museum

Glendale, Arizona

The Bead Museum serves the public through exhibitions and programs designed to heighten...
Beauvoir: The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

Biloxi, Mississippi

The house was built by James Brown, a wealthy plantation owner from Madison County,...
Beaver County History Center

Freedom, Pennsylvania

The Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation was incorporated as a...
Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Knoxville, Tennessee

The Beck Cultural Exchange Center is an interactive museum that researches and exhibits...
Becker County Historical Society

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

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

Bedford, Virginia

This local history museum is housed in a former Masonic Temple dating from 1895. It...
Belair Mansion

Bowie, Maryland

This restored plantation home of Samuel Ogle now displays the history of its residents...
Bell County Museum

Belton, Texas

The Museum guides visitors through the unique and varied history of Bell County. The...
Bellamy Mansion Museum Of History And Design Arts

Wilmington, North Carolina

The Bellamy Mansion is one of North Carolina's most spectacular examples of antebellum...
Belleville Area Museum

Belleville, Michigan

The Belleville Area Museum first opened at Old Quirk School in 1989, featuring small-...
Bellingham International Maritime Museum

Bellingham, Washington

The museum focuses on the maritime and naval history of the United States. Its collection...
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...
Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum

Marion, Kentucky

From 1920 until his death in 1980, Ben E. Clement accumulated what has become known as...
Benjamin Rowe House

Gilford, New Hampshire

About 1838, Gilford farmer Benjamin Rowe decided to try his hand at making bricks. In...
Bennington Museum

Bennington, Vermont

The 28,000-square-foot museum, which owns more than 60,000 artifacts from southern...
Bent's Old Fort

La Junta, Colorado

William and Charles Bent, along with Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on this...
Bergen County Historical Society

River Edge, New Jersey

The museum and library collections comprise the greatest survival of significant Bergen...
Bergstrom Mahler Museum

Neenah, Wisconsin

Mrs. Evangeline Bergstrom bequeathed 632 pieces in 1958 to become the foundation of a...
Berkeley History Center

Berkeley, California

The center contains exhibits about the history of the Berkeley area, both with...
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....
Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan

Alpena, Michigan

Through research, the museum collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts, specimens,...
Bethlehem Historic District

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Central Bethlehem Historic District is historically important beyond its current...
Biblical Resource Center

Collierville, Tennessee

The refurbished historic structure houses a library, theater, Bible lab, museum store,...
Big House Foundation

Macon, Georgia

Renovations are underway to develop a unique museum that will draw music fans throughout...
Big Stone Gap Museums

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

This complex includes the Harry W. Meador Coal Museum, the John Fox Museum, the June...
Biggs Museum Of American Art

Dover, Delaware

Established in 1993, the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art Museum houses one of the...
Billy The Kid Museum

Fort Sumner, New Mexico

Other displays include the military cavalry sword of John Chisum, more than 150 firearms...
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham, Alabama

The many exhibits on display at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute enlighten visitors...
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...
Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee's storied past is recorded, reflected, and retold in this museum like no other; it...
Biscayne National Park

Homestead, Florida

Although Biscayne National Park was established for its natural history, signs of people...
Black American West Museum

Denver, Colorado

While famous for telling the story of Black cowboys, we are broader than this with...
Black History Museum And Cultural Center Of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors are invited to experience the history and culture of Virginia's African-...
Blount Bridgers House

Tarboro, North Carolina

The 1808 Blount-Bridgers House, “the Grove,” is a national historic landmark...
Blue Earth County Historical Society

Mankato, Minnesota

The Blue Earth County Historical Society employs many tactics in order to keep the...
Blue Ridge Institute & Farm Museum

Ferrum, Virginia

Museum of Western Virginia history and German-American farm operated by Ferrum College...
Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Winchester, Kentucky

This three-floor museum in the 1894 Guerrant Clinic building focuses on the history of...
Blumenschein Home & Museum

Taos, New Mexico

In the early autumn of 1898, a fortuitous accident resulted in Taos becoming a great...
Boalsburg Heritage Museum

Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Historical artifacts unique to the area can be seen on display in the museum. You can...
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

Austin, Texas

Three floors of exhibits -- three themes as big as Texas history: Land, Identity and...
Boca Raton Historical Society

Boca Raton, Florida

For visitors looking for a comprehensive experience of Boca Raton's history, nothing will...
Booker T. Washington National Monument

Hardy, Virginia

Author and orator Booker T. Washington was born in this small plantation, where he...
Boone County Historical Society

Columbia, Missouri

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

Boonsboro, Maryland

The Boonsborough Museum of History houses a varied collection of historical objects...
Boot Hill Museum

Dodge City, Kansas

Step back into the 1870's as you walk down the boardwalk of Front Street at Boot Hill...
Bosque Museum

Clifton, Texas

Significant displays at the Bosque museum include an exhibit about the Paleo-Americans...
Bosque Redondo Memorial

Fort Sumner, New Mexico

The center of a million-acre reservation known as the Bosque Redondo, this site...
Boston African American National Historic Site

Boston, Massachusetts

It has roughly two dozen sites on the north face of Beacon Hill. These historic buildings...
Boulder City (hoover Dam) Museum

Boulder City, Nevada

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

Boulder, Colorado

The museum exhibits artifacts from its collection of over 35,000 objects of historical...
Bowne House Historical Society

Flushing, New York

It was built by John Bowne, who emigrated from England to Boston in 1649 and settled in...
Boyd Tavern

Boydton, Virginia

The original Boyd Tavern was constructed in 1790, consisting of a small one-story...
Boykins Tavern Museum

Windsor, Virginia

Boykin inherited this land in 1780, as well as the house that had stood there since 1762...
Brandywine Battlefield Park

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

On September 11, 1777, the Patriot army under George Washington came face to face with...
Brecksville Historical Association

Brecksville, Ohio

The Brecksville Historical Association maintains the Squire Rich House Museum, barn, and...
Brennan House & Medical Office Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The three story, red brick Italianate-style home is furnished in a Victorian interior,...
Brevard Museum Of History And Natural Science

Cocoa, Florida

Colorful dioramas depicting the area from the days of woolly mammoths and saber tooth...
Brick Store Museum

Kennebunk, Maine

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

Sulphur, Louisiana

Built in 1915, the Southern Pacific Railway Depot was used extensively to ferry...
Brooke County Museum

Wellsburg, West Virginia

The Museum is housed in the original 1794 Miller's Tavern and Inn located next to old...
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 V. Board Of Education National Historic Site

Topeka, Kansas

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954) is one of the most...
Brunswick Railroad Museum

Brunswick, Maryland

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

Buckeye, Arizona

In 1877, the founder of the settlement that was to become the Town of Buckeye led a party...
Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

San Antonio, Texas

Winner of the 2002 "Best Attraction" award from the Downtown Alliance, the...
Buena Vista Heritage

Buena Vista, Colorado

Located in the 1882 Old Chaffee County Courthouse, the Buena Vista Heritage Museum...
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Cody, Wyoming

Today's Center encompasses five museums, a research library, a professionally developed...
Buffalo Bill Museum

Le Claire, Iowa

Other exhibits feature riverboat pilots, the Sauk and Fox Indian tribes, pioneers of...
Buffalo Bill Museum And Grave

Golden, Colorado

See Sitting Bull's bow and arrows, Buffalo Bill's show outfits, Frederick Remington's...
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...
Burt County Museum

Tekamah, Nebraska

The E.C. Houston House is the home of the Burt County Museum. Listed on the National and...
Burton Cotton Gin And Museum

Burton, Texas

The Museum provides one of the best remaining examples of an early, automated systems gin...
Byers Evans House Museum

Denver, Colorado

Enjoy this distinctive house museum, which includes guided tours as well as a short film...
C.m. Russell Museum

Great Falls, Montana

The C.M. Russell Museum features five galleries dedicated to the life and art of Charles...
Cabrillo National Monument

San Diego, California

As the park’s namesake, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo led the first European expedition...
Cades Cove Thompson Brown House Museum

Maryville, Tennessee

Thompson-Brown House, included in the National Register of Historic Places and located at...