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Alphabetic listing of
Museums, Science and Art Centers
All-Electric Model House, Shawnee, KS. The first 1950s
suburban house museum in the country! Discover why a house in the
suburbs was the American Dream after World War II. This
all-electric house was the "house of the future" in
1953. Now it's a museum!
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- A. Philip Randolph
Pullman Porter Museum, Chicago, IL. Collection is dedicated to
and composed of information of the Brotherhood of the Sleeping Car
Porters labor union. The first African American labor union
chartered in the US..
- A.C. Gilbert's Discovery
Village, Salem, OR. Children's interactive science museum and
outdoor park. Invent toys, explore, and have fun in arts,
activities, classes, Summer camps on the Willamette River.
- Ableza's Native American Virtual
Cultural Center, San Jose, CA. Through web-casting, cultures
of the Western Hemisphere's Indigenous Peoples comes alive. The
site's contents are produced by, for, and about the rich and
diverse heritages of Native American Peoples. Ableza is a Native
American Arts & Film Institute. One of its many programs is
the Native American Virtual Cultural Center, accessed from our www
home page. The "Center" was launched October 12
(Indigenous People's Day,) 1998.
- Adirondack Museum, Blue
Mountain Lake, NY. A regional museum of history and art, the
Adirondack Museum tells the stories of people who have lived,
worked and played in this 6 million acres of private/publicly held
wilderness in upstate New York. Twenty-three indoor and outdoor
exhibit areas overlook Blue Mountain Lake.
- Adler Planetarium and
Astronomy Museum, Chicago, IL. A world class collection of
early astrological technology.
- African Art Museum of the
SMA Fathers, Tenafly, NJ. Collects, exhibits, publishes
traditional sub-Saharan African art. Reference library.
Educational programs for schools K-college and adults. Lectures,
- Agricultural Heritage Museum,
Brookings, SD. Specializes in the agricultural history of South
Dakota from 1860 to 1950. Technology and photo archive.
- Akron Art Museum,
Akron, OH. Situated in a renovated Post Office building, the permanent
collection emphasizes contemporary art, photography, and folk
- Albany Institute of
History & Art, Albany, NY. Permanent collection of 20,000+
objects featuring Hudson River School paintings, limner portraits,
sculpture, silver, pewter, ceramics, 18-19c furniture, regional
contemporary art, public programs & changing exhibitions
throughout the year.
- Albin Polasek Museum and
Sculpture Garden, Winter Park, FL. This museum is dedicated to
the life works of noted Czech-American sculptor Albin Polasek
- Albright-Knox Art Gallery,
Buffalo, NY. While relatively small, the museum has an excellent
collection of modern 20th century art, as well as statuary &
paintings from earlier centuries.
- Alexander Vaisman
Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC. Paintings and drawings by Alexander
Vaisman. This is a virtual museum.
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- Alexandria Archaeology
Museum, Alexandria, VA. The Alexandria Archaeology Museum is
the City of Alexandria, Virginia's community archaeology program.
Its exhibits, educational programs, and extensive collections are
based on more than 30 years of excavations and research on
- Alexandria Museum of Art,
Alexandria, LA. Hosts changing exhibitions gallery and permanent
collection gallery of Contemporary Louisiana Artists. Also a
Children's hands-on gallery and multi-media gallery.
- Aliceville Museum,
Aliceville, AL. This museum focuses on local history for Pickens
County, Alabama, and west central Alabama.
Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. 17th century
Dutch, Japanese prints, Renaissance and Baroque prints, modern
European and contemporary American art.
- American Center for
Wine, Food and the Arts , Napa, CA. Opening 2001--a new museum
and cultural center under construction in Napa, CA. Exploring wine
and food as an expression of American culture, through the arts
- American Hall of Heroes
Museum, Pueblo, CO. A large (15 megs and growing) source of
historical information on American history and heroes, with
special emphasis on recipients of the Medal of Honor. This site
includes historical information with time lines and graphics, with
excellent material for use in school lesson/project planning. It
also includes inter- active, educational games and projects, along
with the inspirational stories of great American men and women.
- American Hop Museum,
Toppenish, WA. The only Hop Museum in the United States showcasing
the history of the hop industry from the early growing periods in
New York, the Migration across the United States and the beginning
of the industry in the Northwest. Displays include historical
- American Irish Historical Society,
New York, NY. Rare books, periodicals, monographs, archives
newspapers, artifacts and art documenting the role of Irish and
Irish-Americans in the founding, shaping and safeguarding of the
military museum, El Monte, CA. Over 130 different military
equipment from ww1 to contemporary jeeps, trucks, tanks, cannons,
personnel carriers, the largest inter service collections on the
- American Museum of
Asmat Art, Saint Paul, MN. Asmat art from Papau New Guinea.
- American Museum of Science
and Energy, Oak Ridge, TN. Funded by the US Department of
Energy, AMSE hosts energy related exhibits, demonstrations and
events that relate to energy, science and the world around us
- American Museum of the Moving
Image, Astoria, NY. Museum devoted to the art, history,
technique, and technology of motion pictures, video, television,
and digital media.
- American Numismatic
Association Money Museum, Colorado Springs, CO. Extensive
on-line exhibits including over 60 US paper money specimens, a
Russian-American Company seal skin note and Japanese currency
- American Swedish
Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA. Thirteen galleries and
library focus on history of Swedes in America from the
establishment of the New Sweden Colony in 1638 to contemporary
Swedish technology, architecture, fine and decorative arts.
- American Textile History Museum ,
Lowell , MA. This national treasure houses one of the largest
textile history collections in the world -- books, images, textile
samples, garments, household textiles, textile-making tools and
equipment. On-going exhibition, "Textiles in America",
history of cloth making from 1700s to 1900s; three or four
temporary exhibitions per year.
- American Visionary Art Museum,
Baltimore, MD. essly edited).
- Amerind Foundation Museum,
Dragoon, AZ. The Amerind Foundation Museum is dedicated to the
study and interpretation of Native American culture and lifeways.
The Amerind, founded in 1937, concentrates its research into
topics pertinent to American Southwestern studies.
- Amon Carter Museum,
Fort Worth, TX. The Amon Carter Museum was established through the
generosity of Amon G. Carter, Sr. (1879-1955), to house his
collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and
Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve, and exhibit the finest
examples of American art; and to serve an educational role through
exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of
Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ. A virtual museum and gallery of
arts, collectibles, and antiques. Featuring rare Salvador Dali
sketches, art deco pieces, and 60s memorabilia. This is a VIRTUAL
Museum, Washington, D.C.. The Anacostia was originally
envisioned as a neighborhood museum celebrating the history and
culture of the predominately African-American Anacostia community.
It has expanded, however, to reflect a more comprehensive
African-American culture. This museum is part of the Smithsonian
- Andover Historical
Society, Andover, MA. Features the history of Andover,
Massachusetts back to its founding in 1646 with records, maps,
books, manuscripts and exhibits in a newly restored 1819 house and
barn museum. Research questions are handled by email. Open Tuesday
to Friday, 9 to 5 and on Saturday 9 to 3, closed Sundays and
- Andy Warhol Museum,
- Angels Attic,
Santa Monica, CA. A museum of antique dolls, toys, miniatures and
dollhouses. Located in an 1895 Queen Anne Victorian house.
- Antelope Valley Indian Museum,
Lancaster, CA. Located in the Heart of California's Mojave Desert,
the Antelope Valley Indian Museum contains many rare or
one-of-a-kind artifacts. This folk art structure is on the
National Register of Historic Places.
- Anti-Saloon League
Museum, Westerville, OH. The Anti-Saloon Museum houses one of
the largest collection of Temperance materials in the United
States. The museum reflects the history and heritage of the
Anti-Saloon League and the Prohibition movement in America.
- Antique Gas &
Steam Engine Museum, Vista, CA. Non-profit museum located in
Vista, Ca, dedicated to the preservation, exhibition, education,
and research of California's early farming history.
Museum of Art, Ocala, FL. Collection of 19th C. European art,
- Archaeological Research
Institute, Arizona State University , Tempe, AZ. ARI maintains
collections from archaeological projects conducted in central
Arizona.. Collections catalogs, photos and research data are
available through on-line, searchable databases. In addition,
virtual exhibits and publications are offered on archaeological
topics from a wide range of geographic and chronological settings.
- Arizona Museum for Youth,
Mesa, AZ. An art museum you can really 'kid' around in! Fine art
is combined with hands-on activities in an environment that
stimulates creative expression! The Arizona Museum for Youth
offers children the excitement provided by fine arts. Visual and
tactile stimulation is combined in an environment designed for
learning and creative expression.
Science Center, Phoenix.
- Arizona State Museum -
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. Over 100 years old, the
Arizona State Museum, located on the University of Arizona campus,
collects, displays and interprets objects and information about
the native peoples of the SW U.S. and NW Mexico.
- Arizona State University Art
Museum, Tempe, AZ. The Museum that presented "Bill Viola:
Buried Secrets" at the 1995 Venice Biennale, the first
institution West of the Mississippi to represent the United States
at this U.S. Pavilion
Tech University of Prehistory and History, Russellville, AR.
The Museum concentrates on the prehistory and history of the
Arkansas River Valley for the past 12,000 years. A new endeavor of
the museum is the creation of a regional family history archive.
- Art Institute of Chicago,
Chicago. Museum and art school.
- Art Museum Network Official
Web site for the largest art museums in North America. Choose
a museum by region.
- Art Museum of Southeast Texas,
Beaumont, TX. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas features 8-10
exhibitions per year of 19th and 20th century American, World,
folk and decorative arts. A full schedule of related educational
programs are also offered.
- Art Museum.net, Santa
Clara, CA. The Art Museum.net site allows the user to explore the
paintings through a navigable 3D representation of the exhibition
as it existed at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
Features of the site include zoomable images of the paintings,
audio files about selected paintings, and informational
explanations for each work. This is a VIRTUAL museum.
- ArtQuest, Greensboro, NC.
An interactive art experience for children located in the
Greensboro Cultural Center.
Online at the Hearst, Cedar Falls, IA. Links to museums,
visual artists and organizations, writers and literary agencies,
dancers and dance companies, actors and theatres, musicians and
- Atlanta History Center,
Atlanta, GA. On its 33-acre site, the Atlanta History Center
offers award-winning exhibitions on Atlanta history, the Civil War
and southern folk arts and crafts, as well as regularly changing
exhibitions; two historic houses - the famous 1928 Swan House
mansion and the 1845 plantation-plain Tullie Smith Farm; beautiful
gardens showing the landscape history of the area; and an
extensive research library/archives.
- ATU Museum
of Prehistory and History , Russellville, AR. Museum
collections and exhibits focus primarily on Native American
occupation of the area. Regional history and a developing family
archive are other museum emphases.
- Aurora History
Museum, aurora, co. Website relates to Homestead City, a
living history event representing small town life a century ago.
Sponsored annually by the Aurora Museum Foundation, and the City
- Autry Museum of Western
Heritage, Los Angeles, CA. Explores the myths and realities of
the American West and its diverse populations. In addition to
three major changing exhibits each year, the museum has more than
51,000 objects in 7 permanent collection galleries including fine
artworks, folk art, native american artifacts, cowboy clothes
- B Reactor Museum
Association, Richland, WA. The BRMA is a voluntary association
of groups and individuals committed to the historic preservation
of the Hanford B Reactor, the first large-scale nuclear reactor
- Balch Institute for
Ethnic Studies , Philadelphia, PA. Museum,research library,
and archive. One of the largest reseach centers on US immigration,
ethnicity, and multiculturalism. Many past exhibits and library
card catalog (60,000+ items) available on-line.
State University Museum of Art, Muncie, Indiana.
- Baltimore Museum of
Industry, Maryland. In an 1870 oyster cannery by the inner
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Streetcar Museum, Inc., Baltimore, MD. America's only trolley
museum with operating artifacts from a single city . . .
Baltimore. Come, ride with us!!!
Museum of Lithuanian Culture, Chicago, IL. The Lithuanian
people have a fascinating history. More Lithuanian immigrants
settled in Chicago than any other city. This is a small museum in
the same building as the office of the Lithuanian government.
Library, U.C. Berkeley: California Heritage Project ,
Berkeley, CA. The Bancroft Library is the rare books and special
collections repository of U.C. Berkeley. Specializing in Western
Americana and the history of California, its collections include
books, printed ephemera, manuscripts, archival collections, and
pictorial collections. The library's California Heritage Digital
Image Access project makes available over 25,000 images from the
collections -- primarily photographs, but also drawings, prints,
and other images of California.
- Barnum Museum,
Bridgeport, CT. P.T. Barnum was an entrepreneur, politician,
journalist, impresario, museum owner and founder of "The
Greatest Show on Earth". Only one museum depicts the
extraordinary life and the enormous influence this man had on 19th
century America - The Barnum Museum.
- Barrick Museum of
Natural History, Las Vegas, NV.
- Battleship Cove,
Fall River, MA. WW-II naval vessels: Battleship Massachusetts,
Destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. and submarine Lionfish, as well
as era PT boats.
- Bay Area Discovery Museum,
Sausalito, CA. Just under the North tower of the Golden Gate
Bridge is a fantastic place where toddlers to ten-year-olds and
their families will find limitless opportunities for discoveries
in art, science and media.
- Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis
Shrine, Biloxi, MS. Last home of President Jefferson Davis,
includes two museums 52 landscaped acres, giftshop, and the
Jefferson Davis Presidential Library in Biloxi, MS.
- Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
and Museum, Beckley, WV. This museum is part of the Beckley
Exhibition Coal Mine. It is part of a recreated Coal Camp in the
Mountains of West Virginia. See how coal miners and their families
lived from the early 1900's through present day.
- Bell Museum of Natural
History, Minneapolis, MN. In addition to the dioramas, a wide
variety of changing exhibitions and beautiful wildlife art enrich
our understanding of the natural world. Make tracks to the Touch
& See Room...and bring your curiosity! Here you'll learn about
nature by touching turtles, stroking snakes and animal skins,
peeking inside skulls, and handling other wonderful objects from
- Berkeley Art Museum +
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA. The BAM + PFA at the
University of California offers a website with extensive
exhibition information including online catalogs with images and
audio artist interviews, a database of over 12,000 film notes on
world cinema, searchable art and film collection guides, an
interactive multimedia guide to modern art for kids and more.
- Betty Brinn Children's Museum,
Milwaukee, WI. The Museum "where kids can play their way
smart," gears its exhibits to the age ranges of 1-10. We
encourage interaction between parents and children for an
educational and fun time for all.
- Biblical Resource
Center & Museum, Collierville, TN. Artifacts, replicas and
documents reflective of Near-Eastern & Mediterranean culture
in the Biblical period.
- Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery
, Lindsborg, KS. Swedish-American modernist painter and
printmaker Birger Sandzen (1871-1954). European trained painter of
landscapes of Kansas, Colorado and the Southwest.
- Bishop Museum,
Honolulu, Hawaii. The State Museum of Natural and Cultural
History. Pacific anthropology, botany, entomology and zoology.
- Bob Jones University
Museum & Gallery, Greenville, SC. One of the most highly
recognized collections of religious art in the western hemisphere
featuring works by Dolci, Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian, Van Dyck, and
- Boca Raton Museum of Art,
Boca Raton, FL. Fully accredited museum, with a fine Permanent
Collection of over 3000 pieces.
- Bolinas Museum,
Bolinas, CA. The Bolinas Museum features historical artifacts and
contemporary art of Coastal Marin County, California. The Museum's
permanent collection includes artifacts and memorabilia from
Bolinas' and West Marin's history as a supplier of ships and
- Bonnet House, Fort
Lauderdale, FL. Bonnet House is a whimsical 35 acre subtropical
beach front estate. It was donated to the Florida Trust for
Historic Preservation in 1983 by Evelyn Bartlett.
- Boston Area and
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- Bowers Museum of Cultural Art,
Santa Ana, CA. A museum of California history.
- Bradbury Science
Museum, Los Alamos, NM. The Bradbury Science Museum displays
exhibits about the history of Los Alamos National Laboratory,
focusing on its role in the Manhattan Project during World War II,
and its current research.
- Brandywine River
Museum, Chadds Ford, PA. Housed in a restored 19th century
gristmill, the museum showcases an extensive collection of Wyeth
family art, illustrations and other 19th and 20th century American
- Brooklyn Museum of Art,
Brooklyn, NY. The Brooklyn Museum of Art is one of the largest art
institutions in the United States, with collections in Ancient
Egyptian art and American Painting & Sculpture that are
considered among the world's finest. One of the premier art
institutions in the world, its permanent collection includes more
than one and a half million objects and represents almost every
- Bruce Museum,
Greenwich, CT. Art and science museum with interactive exhibits,
lectures, and programs for adults and children.
- Buddy Holly Center,
Lubbock, TX. Dedicated to the presentation of changing exhibitions
on contemporary visual arts and Texas music and music history.
Features a permanent exhibition on the life and music of rock
pioneer, Buddy Holly.
- Buffalo Bill Historical Center,
Cody, WY. The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is widely regarded as
America's finest western museum. Located in northwestern Wyoming,
52 miles from Yellowstone National Park's East Gate, the Center
features a library and four internationally acclaimed museums
under one roof.
- Burke Museum of
Natural History and Culture , Seattle, WA. This is the State
Museum of Natural History and Culture, and houses an outstanding
collection of Pacific Rim cultural artifacts as well as strong
paleontology and anthropology collections.
- Butler County Soldiers,
Sailors & Pioneers Monument, Hamilton, OH. Built 1902-1906
on the site of Fort Hamilton, Ohio (1791-1795). The Monument
houses military artifacts ranging from the Civil War to the Gulf
- BYU Earth Science
Museum, Provo, UT. Among other exhibits, this museum features
mounted dinosaur skeletons, a fossil touch table, a mural of the
Jurassic period, and a working paleontology lab.
- California Academy of
Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Home of the Steinhart Aquarium,
the Morrison Planetarium and the Natural History Museum. Earth,
Ocean and Space all in one place.
- California African-American
Museum, Los Angeles, CA. Collections of painting, sculpture,
assemblages, photographs, folk art, African art and examples of
historical material culture reflecting African-American life.
- California Antique Aircraft Museum
, San Martin, CA. Antique flying aircraft, replicas, and
models from the 1900's to 1960 including the Wright Flyer and
other historic aircraft.
- California Museum of Photography,
University of California, Riverside. Includes network
- California Views Historical Photo
Collection, Monterey, CA. California Views established in 1970
and located in Monterey, California, this unique photo archive is
the most comprehensive historical photo collection of Central
California. With over 75,500 images in its archives.
- Canajoharie Library and Art
Gallery, Canajoharie, NY. A collection of representational
American Art featuring works of Winslow Homer, the American
Impressionists, the Eight, Hudson River School painters and
others. Founded in 1927, as a museum of American Art by local
industrialist, Bartlett Arkell. Since that time, the museum has
grown to include over 500 paintings and other works of Art by many
of this countries best known painters, sculptors and other
- Capitola Historical
Museum, Capitola, CA. The Museum houses an extensive
collection of photographs and artifacts related to Capitola's
history, and offers quarterly changing exhibits on the history and
art of the area, as well as on special seasonal and topical
- Captain Kazooz Kazoo
Museum, San Jose, CA. A collection of antique, unusual, unique
and logo kazoos from around the world.
- Carnegie Museum of Natural
History, Pittsburgh, PA. Through its explorations,
collections, research, exhibitions, and educational programs, the
Carnegie Museum of Natural History advances knowledge of the
Earth, its life and cultures, and acts as a steward of our natural
- Carnegie Science Center,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!. Hands-on exhibits, including a
miniature railroad and village, Omnimax theater, interactive
planetarium, World War II submarine.
- Carroll Reece Museum,
Johnson City, TN. Located on the Campus of East Tennessee State
University, the Reece hosts collections of mainly regional art and
- Carson Valley
Museum and Cultural Center, Gardnerville, NV. Located on
Highway 395 in the heart of Gardnerville on the eastern side of
the Sierra Nevada mountain range, this museum reflects the history
of the Carson Valley from 1915 through to the present. Washoe
Indian and Basque heritage exhibits are featured along with
agriculture, early telephone, doctors, and restored 19th century
vehicles. Changing gallery highlights people, places and
- Caverns Creek
Grist Mill Museum, Howes Cave, NY. A 182 yr. old, restored,
water wheel powered Mill and Museum, fully intact and operable
- Center for Creative
Photography, Tucson, AZ. One of the world's great photography
museums with changing exhibitions, public programs, a research
center, library, archives and collections numbering more than
- Central Pacific Railroad Photographic
History Museum Stereo views, engravings, maps, and documents
illustrating the history of the first transcontinental railroad.
This is a VIRTUAL museum.
Dickert Memorial Wildlife Museum, Saranac Lake, NY. This
wildlife museum highlights the work of Charles Dickert, the master
taxidermist who practiced his craft in Saranac Lake for many
decades. The Museum, located in the Saranac Lake Free Library at
100 Main Street, is open weekdays from 10:00AM to 4:00PM.
- Charles River Museum of
Industry, Waltham, Massachusetts.
Russell Museum, Great Falls, Mt. Comprised of a number of
buildings, home, studio and modern art museum , occupied by the
Western American artist "Charlie" Russell who was a
contemporary of Remington and his equal in fame.
- Charles W. Moore
Foundation, Austin, Texas. A foundation dedicated to
preserving the Moore/Andersson Compound of studios and houses to
the public. The compound was designed by the world renowned
archtiect, Charles W. Moore and contains his extraordinary folk
- Charlotte, The
Vermont Whale An electronic museum.
- Cheekwood, Nashville, TN.
Museum of Art and Botanical Gardens. The Botanical Gardens include
both historic landscapes and specialty garden, the collections
feature 19th and 20th century American art.
- Chicago Academy of Sciences
Nature Museum, Chicago, Illinois.
- Chicago Historical Society,
- Children's Discovery Museum,
San Jose, California.
- Children's Museum
of Indianapolis, Indianapolis.
- Children's Museum of Kansas
City , Kansas City, KS. An interactive museum for youngsters
ages 4-12 and their families. Exhibits cover art, science, and
- China the Beautiful,
Guttenberg, NJ. Virtual museum of Chinese culture art painting
calligraphy philosophy literature poetry. Possibly the largest
on-line site for classical Chinese arts and literature with 20,000
visitors per month.
Reidsville, NC. Built in 1925 by Jeff Penn and Betsy Schoellkopf
Penn (tobacco and Niagara Power wealth), Chinqua-Penn is listed on
the National Register of Historic Places and is a vernacular
example of the Arts and Crafts Movement in the USA. Collections
range from 1600 BC to 1950 and are 100% original to the property.
- Chrysler Museum of Art,
Norfolk, VA. The Chrysler Museum of Art features European and
American collections in sculpture, painting and photography as
well as three historic houses and an internationally famous glass
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- Cincinnati Art
Museum, Cincinnati, OH. This museum houses a fine collection
of European art, with an emphasis on 17th to early 20th century
painting. Also featured is a collection of works by artists from
- Cincinnati Museum Center
Containing the Cincinnati History Museum, Museum of Natural
History & Science, an Omnimax Theater, and the Cincinnati
Historical Society Library.
- Civil War Soldiers Museum,
Pensacola, Fl. Explore 19th century America and the lives of Civil
War soldiers who served in the great Confederate and Union armies
and navies. Our 4,200 sq. feet of exhibit space currently houses a
diverse collection and currently one of the largest Civil War
medical collections in the world.
County Heritage Museum, Henderson, NV.
- Clermont (State
Historic Site), Clermont, NY. Clermont, a 490-acre estate, was
the Hudson River seat of the prominent Livingston family from 1728
- Cleveland Museum of Art,
- Cleveland Museum of Natural
History, Cleveland, Ohio.
- Colonial Williamsburg,
Virginia. Historic capital of 18th century Virginia.
- Colorado Springs Museum,
Colorado Springs , CO. The Colorado Springs Museum collects,
preserves and interprets the history and culture of the Pikes Peak
Region. This web site provides more information about the museum
and its exhibits as well as fully searchable collection database.
- Colorado University
Museum of Natural History , Boulder, CO. The CU Museum is
located on the campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder. It
contains excellent collections of material used in the studies of
Geology, Anthropology, Paleontology in the region of the Rocky
Mountain foothills. It is a free museum and open to the public.
- Columbia River Exhibition of
History, Science, and Technology, Richland, WA. From primitive
irrigation systems to the development and use of robotics, you
will enjoy a fascinating journey through the unique Columbia Basin
- Columbus Art Museum,
Columbus, OH. Located on Main Street just to the east of the
center of downtown Columbus, OH. Currently (summer of 1999) exhibiting
Dresden in the Ages of Splendor and 12 glass chandeliers used in
Seattle, Washington glass maker Dale Chihuly's creation 'Chihuly
- Columbus Museum,
Columbus, GA. An art and history museum specializing in 18th-20th
century fine and decorative American art and regional history of
the lower southeastern United States. Changing exhibits, permanent
displays, childrens interactive gallery, outdoor gardens, and gift
shop among amenities.
- Computer Museum of
America, La Mesa, CA.
- Concord Museum,
Concord, MA. The Concord Museum serves as the gateway to Concord,
Massachusetts. Its collection illustrates the unique history of
Concord, and includes artifacts from the Revolutionary War as well
as Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
- Connecticut Valley
Historical Museum, Springfield, MA. Changing exhibitions
highlight various aspects of the Pioneer Valley's 350-year
- Conner Prairie Museum
Contains online full text articles dealing with 19th-century US
history, period recipes, online exhibits, and more
- Contemporary Arts Center ,
Cincinnati, OH. Founded in 1939, the Contemporary Arts Center is
one of the oldest, most active, and most adventuresome museums of
contemporary art in the US. In 1990, the CAC made international
news when it successfully defended the legal right of its audience
to view an exhibition of the photographs of Robert Mapplethorpe.
Extensive website, including current exhibitions, kids' pages, CAC
history, virtual exhibitions, and info on a major new building
planned for 2001.
- Contemporary Arts Museum,
Houston, TX. Very exciting and active museum in the heart of
Houston's museum district, and across from the renowned Museum of
Fine Arts - Houston.
- Cooper Regional History
Museum, Upland, CA. Museum devoted to history of Upland,
Ontario, Montclair, Mt. Baldy, and Rancho Cucamonga (California).
- Coos Art Museum , Coos
Bay, OR. Permanent collection includes Prefontaine memorial
gallery, historic maritime photographs and graphics by major
contemporary artists, as well as works by local artists. Special
shows and art classes offered.
- Corcoran Museum of Art,
Washington, DC. An art museum with stage events, just blocks from
the White house. This is a major privately funded museum, one of
the oldest in the US. Extensive permanent collections are
supplemented by frequent special exhibitions.
- Corning Museum of Glass,
Corning, New York. The Corning collection includes more than
27,000 objects representing 3,500 years of achievements in glass
design and craftsmanship. The Museum's Rakow Library is the
principal research center for glass students worldwide. Its
collections consist of more than 70,000 volumes and 800
periodicals in 41 languages. See also the Corning
Glass Center, Corning, New York.
- Corvette Hall of
Fame and Americana Awarded as "One of the 12 Most
Extraordinary Museums In New York State"
- Coyote Point Museum For
Environmental Education, San Mateo, CA. Come see us! Get a
close up look at what makes the Bay Area beautiful. Just minutes
from SFO and overlooking the San Francisco airport, we have live
animals, beautiful gardens and hands-on exhibits.
- Cranbrook Art Museum,
Bloomfield Hills, MI. The Cranbrook Educational Community
encompasses a museum representing 20th century artists, architects
and designers. The community also hosts a renowned graduate
program in the fine arts, architecture, and design. Cranbrook has
had many well-known artists, architects, and designers working in
the community at one time or another. Charles and Ray Eames, Eliel
Saarinen, Duane Hanson, Katherine and Michael McCoy, to name a
- Crismon Farm
- Crocker Art Museum,
Sacramento, CA. Oldest public art museum in the Western United
States. Founded in 1885. Major collections of Old Master drawings,
Old Master European paintings, nineteenth-century California
painting, twentieth-century art from Northern California;
extensive education program.
- CT Visions, a virtual
museum.. CT Visions is an on-line archive and gallery of
photographs -- old and new -- that investigates the significance
of family images as part of our collective memories. Sponsored by
The Connecticut Historical, CT Visions is an ever-changing record
of images and memories of Connecticut's people, and a means
through which people of varied backgrounds and cultures can
communicate and explore similarities and differences. This is a
- Czech Center New York,
New York, NY. The Czech Center New York displays an alternating
exhibit of Czech art including graphic art, photography,
sculpture, architecture, and glass. The center is also active in
coordinating Czech exhibits with outside institutions.
- Dahesh Museum, New
York City, NY. The Dahesh Museum is the only museum in America
dedicated to collecting and exhibiting 19th- and early
20th-century European academic art, which is the continuation of
the great Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo traditions in the visual
- Dali Virtual Museum
of Art dedicated to the Surrealist artist Salvador Dali.
- Dallas Historical Society,
Dallas, TX. The DHS collects archival and 3-D materials pertaining
to the city of Dallas and to the state of Texas.
- Dallas Museum of Art,
- Dallas Museum of Natural
Gebhart Tavern Museum , Miamisburg, OH. An 1811 Restored Log
Tavern in Miamisburg, Ohio.
Immigrant Museum, Elk Horn, IA. The Danish Immigrant Museum is
dedicated to the education and fostering the traditions and
customs of the Danish American people.
- David and Alfred Smart
Museum of Art, Chicago, IL. At the University of Chicago
- Davison Art
Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.
- Dayton Art
Institute, Dayton, OH. Has a very large Asian and African Art
gallery, and rotating exhibits have lately included Degas, Rodin,
- DDay Museum, New Orleans,
La.. D Day, June 6th, Museum.
- Decatur House Museum,
Washington, DC. Decatur House, built in 1818 by Benjamin Henry
Latrobe, is a historic house museum and former residence of
prominent figures such as Stephen Decatur, Henry Clay and Martin
- DeCordova Museum and
Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts.
- Deer Valley
Rock Art Center, Phoenix, AZ. Hedgpeth Hills petroglyph site,
with intorduction to rock art.
- Delaware History Center,
Wilmington, DE. Visit the Delware History Museum, Old Town Hall or
historic Willingtown Square. Dedicated to preserving Delaware's
- Dennos Museum Center, Traverse
City, MI. Come Alive Inside Come Alive Inside the Dennos Museum
Center for the visual and performing arts. Featuring an extensive
schedule of changing exhibitions and concerts combined with
gallery tours, artist lectures, hands-on workshops and school
- Denver Art Museum,
Denver, Co. The largest collection of art between Chicago and San
- Denver Museum of Natural History,
Denver, CO. One of the best natural history museums in the
country. Visit Prehistoric Journey, an award-winning exhibit on
the history of life on earth.
- Detroit Historical
Museum, Detroit, MI. The Detroit Historical Museum is the
regional history museum of Southeastern Michigan, presenting the
more than 300 year history of metropolitan Detroit.
- Detroit Institute of Arts,
- Detroit Science Center,
Detroit, MI. The Detroit Science Center features Michigan's only
IMAX Dome Theater, Cyberspace Safari, our 55 computer Internet
Exhibit Lab, our Discovery Theater demo theater and educational
laser shows in the exhibit lab
- Dia Center for the Arts,
New York, NY. A contemporary art museum, Dia's exhibition program
is dedicated to large-scale, single-artist projects, produced on a
substantial scale and with a commitment to site specificity. Dia's
website features artist projects created specifically for the web.
Rivera Web Museum dedicated to the Mexican muralist painter
Diego Rivera (1886-l957). (Also in Spanish.)
- Dinosaur Valley
Museum, Grand Junction, CO. A working paleontology laboratory
which features fossils from important discoveries throughout
western Colorado and eastern Utah. You will see dinosaur
skeletons, articulated and in "death pose" as
paleontologists found them, and realistic, scientific, half-size
animated dinosaur replicas: moving, roaring, and howling.
- Discovery Museum,
Bridgeport, CT. The Discovery Museum provides a see, touch, hear
hands on experience in Bridgeport, Connecticut right off the
Merritt Parkway. Hands on galleries, daily planetarium shows,
Challenger Learning Center and other special events.
Great Lakes Museum, Detroit, MI. Located on Belle Isle, the
Dossin Great Lakes Museum is part of the Detroit Historical
Museums. It presents the maritime history of the Great Lakes
region, including the Detroit River, one of the world's busiest
- Double Take
Gallery Documentary photography
Grove Museum, Downers Grove, IL. The Downers Grove Museum is a
Special Facility of the Downers Grove Park District established to
preserve our local heritage for today's residents and future
generations. Open six days each week, and free to the public.
- Dr Pepper Museum,
Waco, TX. The birthplace of Dr Pepper offers a glimpse of an
- Dr. Samuel
D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry, Baltimore.
- Duke University Museum
of Art, Durham, NC. Permanent collection ranging from Ancient
to Modern art plus changing exhibitions, programs and scholarly
- Dumbarton Oaks Research Library,
Washington, DC. The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
is housed in a nineteenth-century Federal-style house built on the
crest of a wooded valley in the Georgetown section of Washington,
D.C. The institution now has important research resources in the
areas of Byzantine studies, the history of landscape architecture,
and Pre-Columbian studies. The collections of Byzantine and
Pre-Columbian art and the rare books and prints relating to the
gardens are on public display. The gardens were designed by the
noted landscape gardener Beatrix Jones Farrand and are open to the
- Eagle Mills Cider Co.,
Broadalbin, NY. A working, water wheel powered Cider Mill which
includes operation of 100 year old Cider Press and equipment.
Various artifacts relevant to Cider Making .
- Early American Museum,
Mahomet, IL. The mission of the Early American Museum is to
collect, preserve, and interpret the history of east central
Illinois. The museum has exhibits on 19th century life.
- EarlyWorks History Comlex,
Huntsville, AL. With its three distinct, yet complementary
properties-- the hands-on EarlyWorks Museum, Alabama Constitution
Village and the Historic Huntsville Depot-- EarlyWorks promotes
experience-driven programs, activities, exhibits and special
events for all ages.
- Earth Art Ink, Corvallis,
OR. A collection of artwork (sculptures, paintings, nature
photography). Known artinst include Deacon, Shumway, and Allison.
- East Benton County
Historical Museum, Kennewick, WA. Areas of our museum are
devoted to the forces and movements that shaped the eastern part
of Benton County.
Ely Railroad Depot Museum, Ely, NV.
- East Tennessee Discovery
Center , Knoxville, TN. Features hands-on exhibits, butterfly
and geology collections, live insect zoo, stuffed animal display,
and the AKIMA Planetarium.
- East Tennessee
Historical Society Museum , Knoxville, TN. The museum features
exhibits depicting the triumph and tragedy of two hundred years of
life in the Great Tennessee Valley.
- Eastern State
Penitentiary Historic Site, Philadelphia, PA. Eastern State
Penitentiary Historic Site offers a multidisciplinary tour program
which addresses the architecture and history of the building, its
impact on prison architecture throughout the world, and
contemporary issues in criminal justice. The historic program also
offers exhibits, film screenings, cultural events (dance, theater,
and art exhibits), and lectures and symposia.
- Eccles Community Art Center,
Ogden, UT. Located in a historic mansion, this museum's permanet
collection is enhanced by changing monthly exhibits by
contemporary local artists work.
- Ecology Hall of Fame,
Santa Cruz, CA. The Ecology Hall of Fame honors the heroes of the
- EcoTarium: A Center for
Environmental Exploration, Akron, OH. 65-room Tudor Revival
mansion that was the former home of Goodyear co-founder F.A.
Seiberling situated on 70 acres of artfully landscaped grounds.
Has a well-documented historic house museum that includes gardens
recognized as one of the "top four gardens in the world"
by Garden Design Magazine. Landscape features include a lagoon, a
fully-restored English Garden designed by Ellen Biddle Shipman,
several scenic vistas, a Japanese Garden, and much more.
- Eli Wilner & Company,
New York, NY. Eli Wilner & Company is a gallery specializing
in antique frames from the early 19th Century and Early 20th
Century, both American and European frames. The gallery's website
contains detailed pictures as well as articles, listings of
special events, such as exhibitions and lectures.
Valley Museum and Research Center , Norfolk, NE. Elkhorn
Valley Museum and Research Center. Your source for history,
genealogy, documents and more for the Norfolk and Elkhorn Valley
areas of Nebraska in a museum with permanent and rotating
exhibits, a gift shop and an extensive research center and
- Elmhurst Art Museum,
Elmhurst, Illinois. The Elmhurst Art Museum is the cultural center
of DuPage County, Illinois. Specializing in late 20th Century
American Art, it's award winning building was designed around one
of only three Mies van der Rohe homes built in the United States.
Trail Museum, Truckee, CA. The Emigrant Trail Museum, located
at Donner Memorial State Park, depicts the history of the area and
the people who came into this part of the Sierra. Near the museum
is the Pioneer Monument and the Murphy family cabin site. Also
starting from the side of the museum is a self-guiding nature
trail which is a one half mile loop. Nature trail guides are
available at the museum and campground entrance station.
- EMuseum A virtual
museum of Anthropology, History and Natural History, written and
maintained completely by the students at Minnesota State
- End of the Oregon
Trail Interpretive Center, Oregon City , OR. Interpreters
using audiovisual/special effects presentations recreate the
experience of the Oregon Trail and the period of settlement from
the 1840's to the 1880's. The Interpretive Center is located at
the actual historic End of the Oregon Trail.
- Eniac Virtual
Museum, . School of Engineering and Applied Science,
University of Pennsylvania.
- Ernest Hemingway
Birthplace and Museum, Oak Park, Illinois.
Art Museum The graphic work of M.C. Escher.
- Estes Park Area
Historical Museum, Colorado.
- Everson Museum of Art,
Syracuse, NY. The first museum designed by I.M. Pei, the Everson
offers a wide variety of work - from 18th-century American
portraits to avant-garde sculpture, from photography to some of
the earliest examples of video art. And, our extensive,
internationally recognized collection of ceramics spans ancient
sculpture and Ming dynasty porcelain all the way to contemporary
- Ewing Gallery of Art
& Architecture , Knoxville, TN. Works of avant-garde
artists and architects of international and local stature. Located
on the University of Tennessee campus.
Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury, Vermont.
of the Ohio State Park & Interpretive Center Include site
history, on-line fossil brochures, photo gallery, educator's
material for the classroom, fossil links, and provide site
interpretation for one of the first discovered fossil beds in
North America - known since the early to mid 1700's - a Middle
Devonian coral-sponge patch reef.
- Farnsworth Art
Museum, Rockland, Maine. American art.
Folklife Museum, Farragut, TN. This small museum preserves the
heritage of the schools, churches and the community of this
historical East Tennessee area and includes the The David Glasgow
(Admiral) Farragut Collection.
- Field Museum of Natural History,
Chicago, IL. Includes "Sue-cam" real time video of
preparation of world's most complete T-rex skeleton.
- Fine Arts Museums of San
Francisco , San Francisco, CA. The Fine Arts Museums of San
Francisco's web site contains an astonishing database of over
65,000 images from the permanent collection. It also contains
museum information on important exhibitions, tours, the
- Fire Museum of Memphis
Museum, San Diego, California. Fire-fighting equipment,
including a photographic
- Fleischer Museum of American
and Russian Impressionism, Scottsdale, AZ. The paintings in
the Fleischer collection are American Impressionism, California
School and Russian and Soviet Realism tempered by Impressionism.
The genres are varied and include landscapes, architectural
subjects, and still life's.
- Fleischmann Planetarium,
- Florida Association of
Museums, a listing. A website that includes a searchable
directory of all museums in Florida, plus a listing of exhibits
that can be searched by month.
- Florida International
Museum, St. Petersburg, FL. International blockbuster
exhibitions such as Treasures of the Czars, Titanic: The
Exhibition and Empires of Mystery. (800) 777-9882 for current
- Florida Museum of
Hispanic and Latin American Art, Miami, FL. Dedicated to
contemporary art from Spain and Latin America with 11 exhibitions
a year. Founded in September 1991.
- Florida Museum of Natural
History, University of Florida, Gainesville. See on-line
searchable collection databases. Be sure to check out the new
virtual exhibit "Fossil Horses in Cyberspace", a new
component of the museum website
Hays State Historic Site, Hays, KS. Blockhouse, guardhouse,
officers quarters, and visitors center all bring to life the
military frontier from the 1860s to the 1880s. Life was difficult
fro the soldiers who protected the trails and the railroad from
Native Americans who resented outsiders taking the land and
destroying the buffalo.
McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Baltimore, MD.
Fort McHenry - birthplace of "The Star-Spangled Banner."
Active in four United States wars. Site includes information about
the flag, the National Anthen, Fort history, a virtual tour of the
Fort, re-enactors and more. Site maintained by the Patriots of
- Fort Recovery State
Museum, Fort Recovery, OH. Fort Recovery is the site of the
two largest Indian battles in the U.S., St. Clair's Defeat and The
Battle of Fort Recovery. The museum focuses on the 1790's Indian
wars in the Northwest Territory. The museum has artifacts from
both battles and a partial fort on the grounds.
Sam Houston Museum, San Antonio, TX. Museum presents the
history of Fort Sam Houston and of the US Army in San Antonio,
1845-present. Exhibits depict growth and development of the post
and significant events affected by this National Historic
- Fort Ward
Museum and Historic Site, Alexandria, VA. Fort Ward is the
best preserved of the system of forts and batteries built to
protect Washington, D.C. during the American Civil War
(1861-1865). Visitors can view the remains of the earthen fort,
the restored Northwest Bastion, the reconstructed Officer's Hut,
and museum exhibitions.
- Forum for Contemporary Art,
St. Louis, MO. FCA is a non-profit museum dedicated to presenting
and interpreting contemporary art and ideas through changing
exhibitions, educational programs and public discussions.
- Franklin and Marshall
College's North Museum, Lancaster, PA. The North Museum of
Natural History and Science houses an impressive array of natural
history and science collections as well as a state-of-the-art
Planetarium (third largest in Pennsylvania) and several specialty
areas that make learning fun for all ages!
- Franklin Institute Virtual Science
Museum, Philadelphia. Includes virtual
- Frazier Farmstead Museum,
Milton-Freewater, OR. An historic farm house listed on the
National Register, which depicts farm life at the turn of the
- Fred Harman Art Museum,
Pagosa Springs, CO. Displays of Original Fred Harman Paintings,
Red Ryder & Little Beaver Comics, Rodeo, Movie and Western Memorabilia.
One of the 5 founders of the Cowboy Artists of America.
- Frederic Remington Art
Museum, Ogdensburg, New York.
- Frederick R. Weisman Art
Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
- Frick Collection, New York,
NY. Housed in the "Gilded Age" mansion of steel magnate
Henry Clay Frick (1849-1919), this collection of Western fine and
decorative arts from the Renaissance through the 19th century
features noted works by Vermeer, Titian, Whistler, Turner,
Gainsborough, Bellini, Holbein, Frangonard, Boucher, Manet,
Renoir, Goya, and others. Arranged very much as it was during the
residence of its original owner, the Frick offers its visitors an
intimate sense of the home of a collector, and its Garden Court
has been called an oasis of serenity.
Fire Company Museum, Woodbury, New Jersey. The museum covers
the hosiery of Friendship Fire Company and the Woodbury Fire
Department dating back to 1799 and features our 1799 hand pumper
and our 1911 steamer as well as other artifacts.
Firehouse Museum , Alexandria, VA. Alexandria, Virginia's
first fire fighting organization, established in 1774. Exhibits
interpret the history of fire fighting in Alexandria.
Entomological Museum, State College, PA. Entomological museum
with public display area and research collection (500,000
specimens) for eastern USA with additional overseas material.
Tavern Museum, Alexandria, VA. George Washington and several
other prominent individuals frequented the two taverns now known
as Gadsby's Tavern Museum. Dating from 1770 and 1792, Gadsby's
interprets public life in the 18th century.
- Gallery Mint Museum ,
Eureka Springs, AR. The art and history of coin-making thru the
- Garfield Farm and Inn
Museum, St. Charles, IL. Illinois farm life in the 1800's.
- General Sweeny's,
Republic, MO. A professionally designed museum that
chronologically traces the war in the Trans-Mississippi west
through thousands of artifacts.
- Genoa Courthouse
Museum, Genoa, NV. Housed in the oldest standing court house
in the state, this museum interprets the history of Nevada's
oldest settlement through exhibits of the original jail and
courtroom, typical household views, Washoe Indian basket making,
and the Pony Express exhibit.
- George E. Ohr Arts and
Cultural Center , Biloxi, MS. Houses over 200 pieces of the
great " Mad Potter's" best work. Web site includes
information on the life and work of George Ohr. Most or all of the
collections are ONLINE.
- George Eastman House
International Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, NY.
George Eastman House is the foremost museum of photography in the
- George Walter Vincent Smith
Art Museum, Springfield, MA. Japanese arms and armor, Chinese
cloisonne, Islamic rugs and other Asian decorative arts, as well
as 19th-century American paintings and classical sculptural casts.
Westinghouse Museum, Wilmerding, PA. The George Westinghouse
Museum is a memorial to George Westinghouse, his achievements and
contributions to society. The Museum preserves an important part
of the nation's industrial history and provides a means to share
this rich heritage with present and future generations.
- Georgia Museum of Natural
History, Athens, GA. Designated the official State museum of
natural history on March 1999, the Museum includes 12 collections:
Archaeology, Arthropods, Botany, Geology, Herpetology,
Ichthyology, Invertebrates, Mammalogy, Mycology, Ornithology,
Pollen and Plant Microspores, and Zoo archaeology. The Museums
broad mission includes education, outreach, research and service.
- Georgia Music Hall of Fame,
Macon, GA. Georgia's official state music museum dedicated to
preservation, education and celebration of over 450 Georgia
- Georgia Rural Telephone
Museum, Leslie, Georgia.
- Gertrude Salzer Gordon
Children's Museum of La Crosse, Inc. , La Crosse, WI. To open
fall 1998, the Children's Museum of La Crosse will offer three
floors of interactive exhibits, a multipurpose theater, birthday
party rooms, a gift shop and more. Located in a 30,000 square foot
building in downtown La Crosse, WI.
- Gilcrease, Tulsa, OK.
Gilcrease Museum possesses one of the nation's finest and most
comprehensive collections of American art, artifacts, and
documents. Virtually every item in the more than 360,000 -piece
collection relates to the discovery, expansion, and settlement of
North America, with special emphasis on the Western Frontier and
American Indian material.
- Gillespie Co. Historical
Society Pioneer Museum , Fredericksburg, TX. Located right off
Fredericksburg's Main Street, The Pioneer Museum is a three acre
site with 10 historic structures, that deals with the settlement
and cultural history and impact of the German immigrants who
founded Fredericksburg in 1846.
- Glencairn Museum,
Bryn Athyn, PA. Glencairn Museum's mission is to educate visitors
about the history of religion, using art and artifacts from a
variety of cultures and time periods.
- Glenn H Curtiss
Museum of Early Aviation, Hammondsport, NY. Hammondsport, NY
is the birthplace of Glenn Curtiss, father of naval aviation;
pioneer motorcyclist, aviator; home of first woman pilot; 1st NYS
- Golden State
Museum, Sacramento, CA. The Golden State Museum brings
California's rich history to life with a mix of traditional
exhibits and state-of-the-art technology. Multimedia exhibits tell
the stories of California's people, place, promise, and politics.
- Gomez Mill House,
Marlboro, NY. Built in 1714 by a Sephardic Jew, is the oldest
extant Jewish residence in America. History continued with
American Revolutionary War Patriot Farmers, statesmen, artists.
Dard Hunter, handmade paper maker built third mill on property to
make paper in 1913. Preserved as an historic site by Gomez
Foundation. Board members are descendants of original owners. New
web page. Includes more history, more pictures.
House State Historic Site, Manhattan, KS. The Goodnow family
came from New England to find a new home and to keep slavery out
of kansas Territory. They stayed and led in the educational
development of the new state. The Goodnows founded the college
that became Kansas State University.
- Goudreau Museum of
Mathematics in Art and Science, New Hyde Park, NY. A hands-on
museum of games and puzzles that involve logic, spatial
visualization and patterns. The museum tries to encourage interest
in mathematics to its visitors regardless of mathematical
- Grand Rapids Art Museum,
Grand Rapids, MI. Changing displays of national and international
artists, in addition to the permanent collection, regional
artists, photography, children's, and rental/sales galleries, gift
Online Type Museum History and practice of typesetting.
- Grassroots Art
Center, Lucas, KS. Exhibits of art environments created by
"outsider," self-taught artists in Kansas; includes
limestone sculpture of Inez Marshall, concrete and glass work by
Ed Root, metal totems by M.T. Liggett, work by Lawrence Reynolds,
Herman Divers, Earl Slagle, etc.
- Gray Gallery of Art ,
New York, NY. The museum at New York University
- Great Explorations,
The Hands On Museum, St. Petersburg, FL. Interactive museum
offering hands on exhibits and family fun that teaches artistic
and scientific concepts. Outreach programs and museum rentals
available. Traveling exhibits available: Insect Zoo, Creatures of
the Dark, Mirror Magic and Maze Mania.
- Great Plains Nature Center,
Wichita, KS. The GPNC is a new nature education facility in
northeast Wichita, Kansas, emphasizing the flora, fauna and
habitats of the Great Plains.
- Great Valley
Museum of Natural History , Modesto, CA. See, Touch, and
Experience the past and present of the Great Valley region of
- Greater Lafayette Museum of
Art, Lafayette Indiana. Focuses on Indiana Artists
- Greensboro Historical
Museum, Greensboro, NC. United States history from a Piedmont
North Carolina perspective, including the 1960 Sit-Ins, First Lady
Dolley Madison, author O. Henry, and Civil War firearms.
Historical Museum , Greensboro, NC. The Greensboro Historical
Museum presents American history from a Piedmont North Carolina
perspective in 12 galleries and 2 restored houses.
- Grey Art Gallery, New York
University, New York, NY. The Grey is NYU's fine arts museum,
with 4-6 exhibitions yearly in our gallery space and 6000+ objects
in our collection.
- Grey Art Gallery, New York
University , New York, NY. The Grey is NYU's fine arts museum,
with 4-6 exhibitions yearly in our gallery space and 6000+ objects
in our collection.
Place State Historic Site, Kansas City, KS. Moses Grinter came
to Kansas long before it was a territory. He earned his livelihood
by trading with the Native Americans and by operating a ferry
where the military road crossed the Kansas River. Here in the
1850s he and his wife, Annie, a Delaware Indian, built a fine new
house that echoed those he had known in his native Kentucky.
Museum District, Waterloo, IA.
- Guggenheim Museum,
New York City. Art museum. Outposts in Bilbao, Spain and Venice.
- Haggerty Museum of Art,
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. The Haggerty Museum
offers an exciting range of exhibitions, from Old Master paintings
to contemporary interactive art, with extensive programming for
students and the community.
- Hagley Museum,
Wilmington, DE. Hagley Museum is the original du Pont mills,
estate, and gardens. On the location where E.I. du Pont began to
manufacture black powder in 1802, the museum features industrial
demonstrations, models and dioramas, two historic houses and a
school, as well as 235 acres of scenic property along the
- Hajicek Collection of Mormon
History, Provo, UT. The largest private collection of rare
Mormon artifacts and artworks in existence, with an emphasis on
Mormon origins and Mormons in the Midwest.
- Hall of Health,
Berkeley, California. Community health-education museum and
science center, especially for children and families.
- Hallie Ford
Museum of Art, Salem, Or. Situated near Willamette University,
this museum features paintings by Northwest artists and a
comprehensive collection of Native American basketry.
- Hammonds House Galleries
& Resource Center OF African American Art, Atlanta, GA.
Georgia's only Independent fine art museum exhibiting works of
people from the African Diaspora. Nationally and internationally
known established, emerging and local artists.
- Hancock Shaker
Village, Pittsfield, MA. An original Shaker Community with 20
original/restored buildings, a working farm, only Shaker round
stone barn, and a hands on Discovery Room, and current restoration
of Shaker's 1860 waterpower system.
- Hands On
Children's Museum, Olympia, Washington.
- Hands On! Regional Museum,
Johnson City, TN. Hands On! is a museum where learning fun go hand
in hand. Children can explore and discover in our over 27
permanent exhibits, like the Coal Mine, Airplane, Kinder Mart, or
the Ark full of animals, then they can make a craft in the
- Hanford Mills Museum,
East Meredith, NY. A 150 year old working mill, powered by
waterwheel, saws logs to lumber, grain to feed. 16 buildings
include mill, historic house, railroad car, pond & trails.
- Harry Ransom Center for the
Arts at University of Texas, Austin, TX. This collection is
the finest in the area. one of the prize items is the Guttenberg
Bible. The museum houses parts of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Collection on a rotation bases. The Harry Randsom Center is the
areas research facility of art history.
- Harvard University
Art Museums, . Fogg Art Museum, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Arthur
M. Sackler Museum.
- Hastings Museum,
Hastings, NE. Displays of cultural and natural history of the
Great Plains. Museum, Planetarium, Discovery Center, and IMAX
Theater all under one roof.
Museum, Phoenix, Arizona. Specializes in contemporary and
archaeological Native American material.
- Heard Natural Science
Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary, McKinney, TX. Includes a 25,000
sq. ft. science museum, a 274 acre wildlife sanctuary, an 1,800
sq. ft. Raptor Rehabilitation Center and a 3750 sq. ft.
environmental center and outdoor aquatic laboratory.
- Hearst Art
Gallery, Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga, CA. The
only accredited art museum in Contra Costa, offering diverse
changing exhibitions. Permanent collection features the work of
- Henry B. Plant Museum,
Tampa, FL. Located in the heart of downtown Tampa, The Henry B.
Plant Museum interprets the turn-of-the century 1891 Tampa Bay
Hotel and the lifestyles of America's Gilded Age. The National
Historic Landmark building houses opulent furnishings original to
- Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield
Village, Dearborn, Michigan. Largest US indoor/outdoor museum
complex, founded by Henry Ford in 1929, presenting change and
innovation in American life. The museum complex is an independent,
non-profit, educational institution not affiliated with the Ford
Motor Company or the Ford Foundation.
- Herb Lane Museum,
Redding, CA. The virtual museum of the Gran Mondo Foundation.
- Herbert F. Johnson
Museum of Art, Cornell University.
- Heritage Center
Museum of Lancaster County , Lancaster, PA. Collects,
preserves and interprets Lancaster County decorative arts through
annual exhibits, permanent collection and ongoing educational
- Heritage Map Museum, Lititz,
Pennsylvania. 15th to 19th century antique maps. Includes maps for
Center for Arts and Science, Twin Falls, ID. Anthropological
collections emphasizing Native North, Central, and South American
cultures. Contemporary art gallery and large, modern planetarium.
Extensive stone tools collection.
Museum, Hershey, PA. Hershey Museum explores the life of
Milton Hershey, the model town, and chocolate empire he created.
The Museum also contains Native American and PA German collections
Milton Herhsey acquired.
Steam Museum, LaPorte, Indiana.
- Hickory Museum of
Art, Hickory, NC. Primarily collects and exhibits 19th and
20th Century American art. Excellent collection of American art
pottery. Second oldest museum in North Carolina.
- Hidden Hills
Historical Museums , Chesterfield, MA. Tour the Historical
Museums of the Hidden Hills of Western Massachusetts and re-live
life as it used to be in a simpler time.
- High Desert Museum,
Bend, OR. This is an excellent presentation of NW life and history
oriented to the desert area of Centran and Eastern Oregon.
- High Museum of Art, Atlanta,
Georgia. Includes images of contemporary art, a decorative arts
collection, American and European painting, African art, folk art,
- Hildene, Manchester, VT.
Abraham Lincoln's descendants lived until 1975 in this 24-room
mansion in Manchester, VT. The interior of the home has been
preserved intact with original furnishings and personal family
effects. Open for tours daily mid-May through October.
- Hiller Aviation Museum , San
Carlos, CA. Emphasis is on the aviation history of northern
California with displays of early Hiller helicopters and other
historically significant aircraft of N. California.
- Hillwood Museum & Gardens,
Washington, DC. Former estate of Marjorie Merriweather Post with
13 acres of formal gardens. Museum displays extensive collections
of Russian Imperial and French Decorative arts.
- Historic Alexandria,
Virginia, Alexandria, VA. Historic Alexandria includes the
Alexandria Archaeology Museum, Alexandria Black History Research
Center, FOrt Ward Museum and Historic Site, Friendship Firehouse
Museum, Gadsby's Tavern Museum, The Lyceum, and the Torpedo
Factory Art Center. Its web site includes teaching tools, kids'
activities, and information on research and historic preservation.
- Historic Deerfield,
Deerfield, MA. Historic Deerfield is a museum of New England
history and culture.
- Historic Hudson Valley
- Historic Latta
Plantation, Huntersville, NC. Living history cotton
plantation, ca. 1800, illustrates the lifestyles of planters,
slaves, yeoman farmers, merchants, and artisans living in back
country North Carolina.
- Historic Lyme
Village, Bellevue, OH. A historical village of relocated
buildings, housing artifacts from early 1800's to the present.
- Historic New Orleans Collection,
Louisiana. Promoting the study of Louisiana history through the
Williams Research Center, museum exhibitions, publications and
house museum; located in the historic French Quarter of New
Northampton A museum of regional and local history in the
heart of the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts.
- Historic St. Mary's City,
St. Mary's City, MD. Outdoor living history and archaeology museum
at the site of Maryland's 17th-century capital. Exhibit areas
include a working tobacco plantation, a Woodland Indian Hamlet, a
square rigged ship, the Maryland Dove, and ongoing archaeological
- Historical Museum of
Southern Florida, Miami.
- Historical Society of
Berks County Pennsylvania, Reading, PA. A collection of items
illustrating the rich cultural heritage of Berks County
Speech Collection at Webcorp.
Nixon audio archive, Joe McCarthy, Chamberlain, Hitler, and
the civil rights era. See also History
Museum of Santa Cruz County, California.
- History Museums of San
Jose , San Jose, CA. The San Jose Historical Museum of more
than 20 building recreates San Jose CA in 1870 - 1910. An historic
site in downtown San Jose features the Peralta Adobe, the last
remaining adobe from the 1777 pueblo of San Jose, and the Fallon
House (1855), the residence of San Jose's seventh mayor, Thomas
- Hofstra Museum,
Hempstead, NY. The Hofstra Museum, at Hofstra University, is
committed to the collection, study, interpretation, conservation
and exhibition of objects with aesthetic and cultural value. The
Museum's permanent collection includes paintings, sculptures,
works on paper, decorative arts, and ethnographic objects of
African, Asian and pre-Columbian origin.
- Honolulu Academy of
Art, Honolulu, HI. Founded early this century, ancient,
Community College Dinosaur exhibit
Archaeological Museum, Berrien Springs, MI. The Museum
conserves and exhibits material remains illustrating ancient
- Houdini Museum, Scranton,
PA. World's only museum entirely devoted to Houdini. Largest
collection on public view. Tours, magic shows, virtual and real
Museum of Natural Science, Houston, TX.
- Hubert H.
Humphrey Museum & Learning Center, Waverly, MN. Dedicated
to Vice President/Senator Humphrey, a native of Waverly, Minn.
- Hudson Valley
Children's Museum, Nyack, New York. A new hands-on museum for
children aged 1-12,
- Huntington Library, Art
Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California.
- Idaho Black History Museum,
Boise, ID. Located in historic St. Paul Baptist Church in Julia
Davis Park, the Idaho Black History Museum serves to educated on
Blacks in the history of Idaho, the Western US, and the USA
through educational displays and cultural awareness events.
- Idaho Museum of
Natural History, Pocatello, ID. Natural history museum
covering the geology, Native Americans, wildlife, nature of Idaho.
Sponsors and displays traveling exhibits from around the world.
- Illinois Amish Interpretive
Center, Arcola, IL. Many exhibits of artifacts from Illinois
Amish portray history, faith, and life style of Old Order Amish.
Changing exhibits depict various aspects of Amish and Mennonite
history, art, and culture.
- Illinois State Museum,
Springfield. Natural history, anthropology, art, and
natural/cultural history of Illinois.
- Imagination Station
Science Museum, Wilson, NC. Imagination Station (Science
Museums of Wilson, NC)- hands on science exhibits for the family;
a place where science learning is fun!
- Imgisphere Children's Museum,
Bedford, TX. A hands-on, educational museum for children.
- Impress 5 Science
Center, Lansing, Michigan. Hands-on science and technology
- Indian Temple Mound Museum,
Fort Walton Beach, FL. Located in the heart of downtown Fort
Walton Beach, The Indian Temple Mound Museum has a collection of
artifacts from the local area. Covers prehistoric, contact, Civil
War and settler time periods.
Basketball Hall of Fame, New Castle, Indiana.
- Indiana Transportation Museum,
Noblesville, IN. Fully operational trains - NKP 587 Steam
Locomotive, Monon Diesel Electric Locomotives. Open from April to
- Indiana University Art
Museum, Bloomington, IN. Since its founding in 1941, the
museum has grown to include over 30,000 objects.
University Art Museum
- Indianapolis Museum of Art,
- Institute of
American Indian Arts and Culture Museum , Santa Fe, NM.
Contemporary Native American artwork from across the country. The
IAIA Museum is the holder of the National Contemporary Native
American Art Collection, and the only art museum in the country
dedicated to contemporary Native American art.
- Institute of
Egyptian Art and Archeology, Memphis. See Egyptian
- Institute of Texan
Cultures, San Antonio, TX. The Institute of Texan Cultures is
a university educational center dedicated to enhancing the
understanding of the history and diverse cultures of Texas through
exhibits, programs, and publications that encourage acceptance and
appreciation of our differences as well as our common humanity.
Museum, Santa Clara, California. Computer chip manufacturer.
- International Bowling
Museum and Hall of Fame, St. Louis, MO. Three-story, 50,000
square foot museum located across from Busch Stadium. 5000 year
history of bowling, eight working bowling lanes, various halls of
- International Museum of Cartoon
Art, Boca Raton, FL. World's largest collection of original
cartoon and comic strip art (over 165,000 pieces of art). Founded
by Mort Walker (of Beetle Bailey and Hi & Lois). PEANUTS
(Snoopy & Gang), GARFIELD and many more "mainstream"
cartoon and comic strips are represented at the Museum. First and
only place where Disney and Looney Tunes characters have been
"blended" in displays under one roof.
Museum of the Horse, Lexington, Ky. History, special
exhibitions, etc. Over 300 on-line pages.
- International Sport Aviation
Museum (ISAM), Lakeland, FL. The international Sport Aviation
Museum plays a vital roll in the advancement of aviation
technology and research. ISAM serves as a tribute to those who
have shaped our aviation history and stands as a challenge to all
Wildlife Museum, Tucson, AZ. Mammals, birds, insects, from
around the world. Hands-on exhibits, interactive computers,
pre-historic mammals. Tucson's Interactive Natural History Museum.
- International Women's
Air & Space Museum
- Intrepid Sea-Air-Space
Museum, New York, NY. Aircraft Carrier USS Intrepid - New York
- Inventure Place, Akron,
Ohio. The National Inventors Hall of Fame.
- Iowa Great Lakes Maritime
Museum, Arnolds Park, IA. Dedicated to the collection,
preservation and presentation of the nautical history of Lake
Okoboji, the Iowa Great Lakes and Midwestern lakes in general.
- Iowa State University
Museums, Ames, IA. Consists of Iowa State's Brunnier Art
Museum and Gallery (decorative), the Farm House Museums
(historic), and Art in State Buildings (campus/public art). The
Brunnier exhibits temporary exhibits and items from permanent
collection, the Farm House is a historical site with antique
items, AiBS features art done for buildings on campus (sculptures,
murals, etc.). All are free of charge.
- Irish American
Heritage Museum, Albany , NY. The only chartered museum of its
kind collecting and exhibiting the story of Irish heritage in
- Ironwood Area Historical
Society, Ironwood, MI. Located in the historic train depot,
built in 1893. History from the beginning of the town, including
mining, logging and trains.
- Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum,
Long Island City, NY. The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum was created
by the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988), and
displays more than 300 of his works in a converted factory
building and outdoor sculpture garden. The museum is located
across the East River from Manhattan.
- J. Paul Getty Museum,
Los Angeles, CA. Getty Museum collections, history, vistor
services and information.
- James & Meryl
Hearst Center for the Arts, Cedar Falls, IA. A municipal arts
center presenting visual, literary and performing arts events.
Opened in May of 1989, exploring connections between the arts and focusing
on regional art and artists.
- James A. Michener Art
Museum, Doylestown, PA. Exquisitely renovated historic site
with collection of 19th and 20th-century American art,
Pennsylvania Impressionists and changing exhibitions. Beautiful
gardens, Outdoor Sculpture, Museum Shop, Espresso Cafe. Group
rates available. Motor coach friendly. AAA & AARP discounts.
- James Dean Memorial
Gallery, Fairmount, Indiana. Includes is a virtual tour of the
seven room exhibit along with other pertinant information
- James Madison Museum,
- James Madison Museum,
Orange, VA. Museum dedicated to James Madison, 4th President of
the United States and Father of the Consitution.
- Jewish Historical Society of
Maryland, Baltimore, MD. Includes the Lloyd Street Synagogue
(1845) and the B'nai Israel Synagogue (1876). The research library
and museum collections are devoted to the history of Maryland's
Jewish community. Genealogical research is available by mail.
- Jewish-American Hall of
Fame (Division of Magnes Museum), Berkeley, CA. Each year
since 1969 a notable person has been inducted into the
Jewish-American Hall of Fame, and medals are issued in his or her
honor. Honorees include Albert Einstein, Benny Goodman, George
Gershwin, Barbra Streisand, Harry Houdini, etc. The
Jewish-American Hall of Fame is celebrating its 30th anniversary
in 1999. Its medals have been a successful outreach program,
bringing the Hall of Fame into thousands of homes throughout the
US and around the world.
- Jimmy Stewart Museum,
Indiana, Pennsylvania. Based at the actor's birthplace. See virtual
County Museum of History, Shawnee, KS. Nationally recognized
exhibit, "Seeking the Good Life," looks at the growth of
suburban communities, using Johnson County, Kansas and Kansas
City, Missouri as case studies.
- Johnstown Flood Museum,
Johnstown, PA. This museum tells the shocking story of the 1889
Johnstown flood, the worst man-made disaster in U.S. history.
Moore Museum, Richmond, IN. Located on the Earlham College
campus, the Joseph Moore Museum originated as a teaching museum.
It has an excellent collection of pre-historic mammal fossils,
including a giant sloth, a dire wolf, a giant beaver, and a
mastodon. In addition, an allosaurus skeleton and an Egyptian
mummy are located there.
- Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha,
NE. Wide collection of art from Europe and U.S. Among others,
Monet, Manet Renoir and Degas are represented here.
- Judah L. Magnes
Museum, Berkeley, CA. The third largest Jewish museum in the
- Juniata College Museum
of Art, Huntingdon, PA. Permanent collection of Old Master
through 19th-Century paintings, prints, drawings (particularly
Hudson River School) and temporary exhibitions; housed in a
historic Carnegie Library (1906).
Museum of Bay County , Panama City, Florida. The mission of
the Junior Museum of Bay County is to inspire and educate children
through interactive exhibits and programs focusing on science,
history, cultural studies, and the environment.
- Kalamazoo Institute of Arts,
Kalamazoo, MI. Located in Southwest Michigan, the Kalamazoo
Institute of Arts was established in 1924 with the primary mission
to offer accessible art classes to the community and provide a
lace for appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions,
lectures and other special events. The present building
constructed in 1961 was designed by Skimore, Owings & Merrill
and houses a collection of more than 3,000 objects.
- Kansas City Museum, Kansas
city, MO. The museum features science and regional history
exhibits, a natural history hall, planetarium and the Challenger
Learning Center. Special programming and traveling exhibits
provide ongoing learning experiences for the whole family
History Center and Kansas Museum of History Also see their Native
American Heritage Museum State Historic Site.
- Kansas Museum of
History, Topeka, KS. Extensive site offering exhibits and
collections tracing Kansas history from prehistoric times to the
present day. An Atchison,Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad locomotive
highlights the Main Gallery of the Kansas Museum of History. Built
in 1984, the museum holds more than 22,000 square feet of exhibits
about Kansas's colorful past. You'll see a full-sized Cheyenne
tipi, covered wagon, log house, and a 1911 airplane manufactured
and flown in the state. The Special Exhibits Gallery features
changing exhibits on special topics dealing with Kansas and the
- Kansas museums,
- Katonah Museum of Art,
Katonah, NY. The Katonah Museum of Art is located in Westchester,
NY and offers various collections throughout the year.
Mission State Historical Site, Council Grove, KS. One of many
state historical museums in the state of Kansas.
- Kell House Museum,
Wichita Falls, TX. 1909 National register home that belonged to
one of the founding fathers of Wichita Falls, TX.
Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan.
- Kemper Museum of Contemporary
Art, Kansas City, MO. Kansas City's free contemporary art
museum, the Kemper Museum boasts a rapidly growing permanent
collection of modern and contemporary works of artists from around
the world, working in all media. The Museum offers 10-12
exhibitions per year and creative programs to entertain and
challenge. The Museum Shop and Cafe Sebastienne (named "Best
Meal of the Year" by daily newspaper, Kansas City Star) are
- Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon,
MA 02067. International collection covers more than ten centuries
of art. Twelve of the world's most beautiful maritime galleries
house a fine collection of nautical art, history, and ethnology
celebrating the age-old human fascination with whales.
- Kennedy Space Center
Civil War Museum, Kennesaw, Georgia. Or read the story of the
Great Locomotive Chase
G. Fiske Museum of Musical Instruments, Claremont Colleges,
Claremont, CA. An eclectic museum of over 1,200 musical
instruments made in Europe, America, Asia, Africa, the Middle
East, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and Australia dating from
the 17th through the 20th centuries. Instrument types include
keyboards, brass, woodwind, stringed, percussion, mechanical, and
- Kentucky Folk Art Center,
Morehead, KY. The Kentucky Folk Art Center is a cultural and
educational service of Morehead State University which includes
the Kentucky Folk Art Museum, a gallery for rotating shows, a
museum store, and a library.
- Kewaunee County
Historical Museum, Kewaunee, WI. Kewaunee County Museum and
Old Jail, located in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. It is open 7 days a week
from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm. Admission fee charged. It is the last
jail of its kind, dungeon style still in existence in the United
- Kimbell Art Museum, Fort
Trolley Museum of New York, New York. Antique trolleys, ride
along the majestic Hudson River.
- Klyne Esopus Historical
Society Museum, Ulster Park, NY. The official local history
and genealogy repository for the Township of Esopus, Ulster
County, NY. 1608 - WWII
- Knoxville Museum of Art,
Knoxville, TN. Regional museum featuring notable traveling
exhibits and rotating permanent collections. Noted museum
architect Edward Larrabee Barnes designed this Tennessee pink
marble building features five galleries.
- Kohl Children's
Museum, Wilmette, IL. A hands on interactive, constructivist
type museum that is geared for the family with children from birth
through age 8.
War Veterans National Museum and Library, Tuscola, Illinois.
Web site for proposed for a national Korean War museum which plans
to open its doors to the general public on June 25, 2000, the 50th
anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War.
- Krannert Art Museum,
Champaign, IL. University of Illinois at Urbana
- Kreeger Museum,
Washington, DC. The Kreeger Museum displays 19th and 20th century
art in a building designed by noted American architect Philip
Johnson. The collection includes works by Monet, Picasso, Miro,
- L.C. Bates Museum, Hinckley,
ME. THe L.C.Bates Museum is a early 20th century natural history
and cultural museum.
- La Salle
University Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA. The La Salle
University Art Museum is the only college or university museum in
the Philadelphia area with a permanent exhibition of Western art
from the Renaissance to present times.
- La Vegas
Natural History Museum, Las Vegas, NV.
- Lafayette Natural History Museum
& Planetarium, Lafayette, LA. The Lafayette Natural
History Museum & Planetarium exists to encourage the discovery
and understanding of the natural world, the universe, and the role
of humans within them. Exhibits and planetarium programs change
regularly. Collections include cultural artifacts of South
Louisiana, Louisiana landscape paintings, astrological materials,
and meteorites and tektites
- Lake Hopatcong
Historical Museum, Lake Hopatcong, NJ. An entertaining and
enlightening look at the history of New Jersey's largest lake.
- Lakeview Museum of Arts
& Sciences, Peoria, IL. The largest private museum in
downstate Illinois features changing art and science exhibitions,
along with a permanent Children's Discovery Center and Illinois
Folk Art Gallery featuring Illinois River decoys and Illinois
Jacquard coverlets. The Planetarium offers shows weekends and some
weekdays in the summer. Call 309/686-7000 for gallery information
and 309/686-NOVA for Planetarium schedules.
School Historic Site, Edgerton, KS. 1869 limestone school
listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Fun learning
experience for children. Visitors Center and Museum Store.
- Las Vegas Art
Museum, Las Vegas, NV. "Paradise Lust," large
paintings by Suz Brna (Las Vegas) and Zara Kriegstein (Santa Fe),
including Kriegstein's 32-foot "Amnesty Mural," thru
Nov. 30; "Palm Springs Painters," first-time museum
exhibition of work by Zinda Hogue and Cynthia Cole, thru Nov. 30;
"Fall Art Roundup," annual LVAM competition, juried by
Domenic Cretara, thru Nov. 30; "Lifetime Retrospective
Exhibition," 30 pieces in marble and bronze by New York
sculptor Essie Pinsker, with new LVAM's first published catalogue,
thru Jan. 10; "Desert Sculptors," works by 25 southern
Nevada sculptors, continuing.
- Las Vegas Art
Museum, Las Vegas, NV. Homepage of the Las Vegas Art Museum of
- LaSalle University Art Museum,
Philadelphia, PA. The La Salle University Art Museum is the only
college or university museum in the Philadelphia area with a
permanent exhibition of Western art from the Renaissance to
Boston/Denver/Los Angeles/San Francisco.
- Latin American
Collection of the Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX.
Formerly the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery. Largest Latin
American Art Collection in the USA. James & Mari Michener
Collection of Twentieth Century American Art. 13,000 works and a
premium Prints & Drawings Collection.The Westerrn American Art
collection of C.R. Smith.
- Laumeier Sculpture Park and
Museum, St. Louis, MO. LSP is a 96 acre contemporary sculpture
park and museum specializing in contemporary sculpture, art in
nature sculpture, experimental programs for adults and children.
Currently launching a new sculpture garden for children. Artists
include: David Nash, Alexander Liberman, Vito Acconci, Mary Miss,
Jackie Feerrara, Richard Hunt, Ursula Von Rydingsvard and Niki De.
St. Phalle. Full exhibition schedule, Mother's Day Juried Art
Fair, Summer Art Camp, Winter Solstice Program.
- Lawrence Hall of Science,
Berkeley, CA. Lawrence Hall of Science (LHS) is the public science
museum and research center for K-12 education at the University of
California, Berkeley. LHS offers hands-on science exhibits,
discovery laboratories, computer labs, planetarium shows,
after-school classes and summer camps, family workshops, special
events, school programs and teacher education. Science and
mathematics teaching materials and curricula developed at LHS are
used in schools across the U.S. and worldwide.
- Le Sueur County Historical
Society Museum , Elysian, MN. Top rated Minnesota museum with
large art, religious, and Native American collections.
- Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum,
Wausau, WI. The Woodson Art Museum invites you to discover and
enjoy the world art via changing exhibitions and sculpture garden.
- Liberace Museum,
Las Vegas, NV.
- Liberty Bell
Memorial Museum, Melbourne, FL. Centerpiece of the museum is a
full-sized replica of the Liberty Bell. Also contains many copies
of historical documents, military uniforms and war memorabilia.
Building is a converted water tank from the 1920s. There are also
collections of model war planes, war ships, and of course American
flags of every era of American history. Paintings and photos of
presidents and historic events and sites line the walls
- Library of Congress,
Washington DC. On-line
- Lightner Museum, St.
Augustine, FL. Splendors from the Gilded Age cut glass, Victorian
art glass, furnishings, costumes, mechanical musical instruments.
- Lincoln Boyhood National
Memorial, Lincoln City, Indiana.
Museum, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- Lindsay Wildlife Museum,
Walnut Creek, CA. Lindsay Wildlife Museum houses one of the
nation's oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation hospitals, and
exhibits over 100 non-releasable live native animals.
- Long Beach Museum of Art, Long
Beach, CA. The Long Beach Museum of Art - a 1912 house perched on
a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean -- featuring changing
exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.
- Long Island Children's Museum,
Garden City, NY. The Long Island Children's Museum is a learning
laboratory where hands-on exhibits invite children and their
grownups to experiment, examine, play and share in the excitement
of the learning process as they explore the world in which we
- Longview Museum of Fine Arts ,
Longview, TX. Visit the LMFA site to find out when exhibits and
activities are planned. The museum will eventually have all its
permanent collection on-line for viewing.
- Longyear Museum,
Brookline, MA. Collection on Mary Baker Eddy's life and
achievements, founder of Christian Science. Museum and six
- Loren Adams Museum of Fine
Art, Lahaina, HI. Collection of original oil paintings,
watercolors, drawings, designs and object d'art.
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art,
Los Angeles, California. LACMA's permanent collection includes
more than 110,000 works spanning the history of art from ancient
times to the present, making it the premier encyclopedic visual
arts museum in the western United States. It also offers
outstanding special exhibitions, lectures, classes and family activates.
- Los Angeles museums, a
City Museum, Overton, NV.
- Loudoun Museum,
Leesburg, VA. Loudoun Museum chronicles the growth of this history
rich county from its Native American inhabitants to the present.
Included is a series of letters written in the 1830's between
freed slaves who immigrated to Liberia and their former masters in
Virginia, the full text available on-line.
- Louis Armstrong House and
Archives, New York City, NY. The Louis Armstrong Archives
contains Louis's vast personal collection of home recorded tapes,
manuscripts, scrapbooks, photos, etc. The Louis Armstrong House is
a national historic landmark.
- Louisiana Children's Museum,
New Orleans, LA. Located within easy walking distance of the
Mississippi River and French Quarter, the Louisiana Children's
Museum offers interactive adventures for children and adults.
Highlights include a supermarket, Kids' Cafe, where children can
serve "meals" to their parents, and Art Trek. LCM offers
many special art workshops for children of all ages.
Museum of Military History, Lafayette, LA. The Louisiana
Museum of Military History is a hands on museum of Military
equipment. It has 25,000 sq ft of indoor exhibits. Including Tanks
Jeeps Helicopters weapons and article of clothing from WWI, WWII,
Vietnam and Desert Storm!
- Louisiana State Museum,
New Orleans, LA. The museum contains over 75,000 artifacts related
to the history and culture of the State of Louisiana. It maintains
ten properties around the State.
- Louisville Science Center,
Louisville, KY. A hands-on science center with interactive
exhibitions, an IMAX theater and educational programs both on-site
and through distance-learning facilities. Our goal is to make
learning about science, math and technology exciting for people of
all ages, interests and abilities.
- Lower East Side Tenement
Museum , New York, NY. Please supply a sentence or two about
the museum. (Long statements may be mercilessly edited).
- LSU Museum of Natural
Science , Baton Rouge, LA. LSU's Museum of Natural Science is
both a research collection and an educational museum. Take a tour
of our public exhibits and see what research goes on behind the scenes.
- Mackinac State
Historic Parks, Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City and Lansing,
MI. Colonial Michilimackinac (National Landmark) 1715, Fort
Mackinac (National Landmark) 1780, Historic Mill Creek (Michigan
State Register Site) 1790, and Mackinac Island State Park, located
at the Straits of Mackinac, Michigan, the juncture of Lakes
Michigan and Huron
- Magic Lantern Castle
Museum, San Antonio, TX. Museum and library dedicated solely
to the history of the magic lantern .
- Mai Wah Society Museum,
Butte, MT. Exhibits at the Mai Wah, located in historic buildings
in what is left from one of the frontier West's largest
Chinatowns, preserve and interpret the important role played by
Asian immigrants in the settlement of Butte, Montana and the Rocky
- Maine Aquarium
- Maine Archives and Museums,
ME. A statewide organization with over 300 museums, archives,
historic sites and libraries
Archives and Museums A statewide organization with over 300
museums, archives, historic sites and libraries listed in our
- Mann Museum and Outdoors,
Opelika, AL. Over 250 (and growing!) exhibits of North American
large animals including bear, deer, caribou, moose, Alaskan game fish,
fossils, and artifacts. 3-sided viewing and hands-on displays.
des Cygnes Massacre State Historic Site, Pleasanton, KS.
Signage marks the location where in a shallow ravine eleven men
were gunned down by border ruffians in 1858. Five died. This was
one in a long line of bloody incidents that occurred along the
border between Kansas and Missouri until well after the Civil War.
The site also includes a museum store.
- Marine Museum at Fall
River, Fall River, MA. Contains models and exhibits pertaining
to some of the earliest "floating palaces", and the
world's largest R.M.S. Titanic exhibit.
- Maritime Museum
Resources Robert H. Smith's Master Index of North American
Internet Maritime Museum Resources
- Martha Berry Museum,
Rome, Georgia. focusing on the life and accomplishments of Martha
Berry, the founder of Berry College (the largest campus in the
world, encompassing more than 28,000 acres
- Maryhill Museum of Art,
Goldendale, Wa. The mission of Maryhill Museum of Art is to serve
as an inspiring force for the advancement of art and history while
preserving and building upon the Museum's unique legacy.
- Maryland Historical Society,
Baltimore, MD. Founded in 1844, the Maryland Historical Society is
a museum and library of cultural history that preserves,
interprets and collects objects and materials reflecting
Maryland's diverse heritage.
- Mashantucket Pequot Museum
& Research Center, Mashantucket, CT.
- Mashantucket Pequot Museum
and Research Center, Mashantucket, CT. Mashantucket Pequot
Museum and Research Center serves as a major resource for scholars
and the general public on Native American histories and cultures,
and is one of the most innovative and comprehensive centers of its
kind in the United States. This Museum is dedicated to the History
and Cultures of the Native North American opened in August of
Library and Museum of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. One of
the finest collections of Masonic art, collectibles and books in
the world, located in a building which, in itself, is a
functioning meeting center with meeting rooms decorated in a
variety of classic architectural syles.
- Massachusetts Museum of
Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA)
- Mattatuck Museum,
Waterbury, CT. The Mattatuck Museum presents the work of major
artists who have been active in CT over the last 200 years. In
addition, the museum exhibits the social history of the Naugatuck
Valley, with special emphasis on the brass industry and labor and
Powers Historical Museum, St. Louis, MO. A historical look at
the McCabe Powers Body Company. It started out in 1869 building
wagons and ended in 1982, building utility trucks.
Aviation Heritage Museum, Las Vegas, NV.
- McClung Museum,
University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN. Collections in
anthropology, archaeology, decorative arts, medicine, local
history, and natural history. Exhibits document Tennessee's art,
culture, geology, history, and technologies
- McFaddin-Ward House,
Beaumont, TX. Beaux-Arts Colonial style home circa 1906. Home of
first oil family of Texas. Continuously occupied by the family for
75 years. Houses an intact collection.
- McKissick Museum,
Columbia, SC. General university museum with rotating exhibits in
the areas of art, history, natural science, and material culture.
Collections include over 100,000 objects in ceramics, sweetgrass
baskets, political history memorabilia art glass, silver, fossils,
gems & minerals, shells, furniture, etc., important to the
regional culture and history.
- Mead Art Museum,
Amherst, MA. The Mead Art Museum houses the art collections of
Amherst College, some 14,000 works acquired since 1839. It
includes one of the nation's finest collegiate collections of
American art, also European art, photography, and Japanese prints.
Site features several virtual exhibitions
- Meadowcroft Museum of
Rural Life, Pennsylvania, PA.
- Medina Railroad Museum,
Medina, NY. Railroad artifacts, memorabilia and scale models
depict history of railroading. Housed in largest wood frame
freight depot built by NYC&HRR in 1905. Has excursion train
- Meigs County
Historical Society Museum, Pomeroy, OH. The museum presents
Meigs County history through exhibits and displays and houses a
comprehensive research libary for county history and genealogy.
- Memorial Art Gallery,
University of Rochester.
- Memphis Museum System,
Memphis, TN. The Memphis Museum System, a wide-ranging collection
of historic, educational, and technological attractions are
maintained by the City of Memphis, Tennessee and Memphis Museums,
Inc. Some of the finest attractions and exhibits in the country
are operated by the Museum System, including the Pink Palace
Museum, the Union Planters IMAX Theater, the Sharpe Planetarium,
and the historic Mallory-Neely and Magevney Houses.
- Menil Collection, Houston,
Texas. Antiquities, African, oceanic, modern and contemporary
painting and sculpture.
- Merry-Go-Round Museum,
Sandusky, OH. Located in historic building downtown, exhibits
change periodically (usually showing a certain theme), operating
carousel in center of building. Put a smile on your face; enjoy
art, history, and entertainment in one location!
- Metropolitan Museum of Art,
New York City. The Met. One of the largest art museums in the
- Miami Art Museum,
Miami, FL. Miami Art Museum exhibits, collects, preserves and
interprets international art of the western hemisphere. The focus
is on works from the 1940s to the present, complemented by art
from other eras for historical perspective.
- Miami Museum of Science,
- Michael C.
Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. Ancient
Americas, Egypt and Near East; prints and drawings; Asia; Greece
and Rome; sub-Saharan African.
Historical Museum, Lansing. Includes information on a number
of Michigan Historical Center satellite sites.
County, Texas War Memorial, Cameron, TX. Monument erected to
honor the men from Milam County, Texas who have died in the four
wars (World War I, World War II, Korean War & Vietnam War).
- Milton House
Museum Historic Site, Milton, WI. The oldest poured
"grout" (concrete) building in the U.S., an 1844
Stagecoach Inn and a stop on the Underground Railroad.
- Milwaukee Art Museum,
Milwaukee, WI. Established in 1888, the Milwaukee Art Museum
features 20,000 works from ancient objects to recent art. A
125,000-square-foot, $50 million building expansion project is
underway, designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava.
- Milwaukee Public Museum ,
Milwaukee, WI. A natural history museum since 1882 . Tour 150,000
square feet of exhibit space with exhibits highlighting Africa,
Asia, Europe, the Arctic, South America and Middle America, the
Pacific Islands and a Costa Rican rain forest. Take a step back in
time to the turn-of the-century exhibit, Streets of Old Milwaukee,
and to ancient Mediterranean civilizations. Or take a giant leap
back more than 65 million years to the dinosaur hall and see the
world's largest-known dinosaur skill and life-size Tyrannosaurus
- Mindport Exhibits,
Bellingham, WA. A hands-on discovery museum appropriate for all
Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, Pleasanton, KS.
historic walking trail with signage guides visitors through the
site of Mine Creek Battlefield. During the Civil War a large body
of Union cavalry swept down on the rear of Confederate General
Sterling Price's supply train that was returning south after a
long raid through Missouri and Kansas. In a short battle that was
part of a day-long skirmish, the Confederate troops were thrown
into disarray and a portion of the train was destroyed. A
visitor's center will be opened in 1998 providing guided tours,
exhibits, and meeting facilities.
- Mineral County
Museum, Hawthorne, NV. The Mineral County Museum features
displays covering local history from fossils to 1930's clothing
and Cars. With lots of great things from in between.
- Mingei International Museum,
San Diego, CA. The official Mingei International Museum of World
Folk Arts and Crafts presents an extensive photo collection of
current and past exhibitions.
- Minneapolis Institute of Arts,
Minnesota. Fine arts museum.
- Minnesota Children's Museum ,
St. Paul, MN. Minnesota Children's Museum is at the heart of where
fun meets learning. Children ages 6 months through 10 years and
their adult guests can explore six galleries packed with
extraordinary hands-on adventures.
- Minnesota History Center, St.
Paul, MN. The Minnesota History Center Museum features a wide
variety of the Minnesota Historical Society's collections,
including a 24-ton boxcar, voyageur canoe, Tiffany glass and Will
Steger's Antarctica expedition equipment. Headquarters of the
Society, the History Center also houses a research center, museum
stores and a cafe.
- Minnesota Museum of American
Art, Saint Paul, MN. Permanent collection features over 3,000
works of American Art beginning in the early 20th century, MMAA
also hosts special exhibitions of American art.
- Minnesota State
University EMuseum, Mankato, MN. The EMuseum is an integrated,
educational resource whose displays are primarily focussed in
cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, archaeology and
- Mint Museum of Art,
Charlotte, North Carolina.
- Miracle of America
Museum and Pioneer Village, Polson, MT. Miracle of America
Museum, Polson, MT, is "The Smithsonian of the West."
It's western Montana's largest museum with over 100,000 items,
"From the walking plow to walking on the Moon."
- Mission San Juan Capistrano,
San Capistrano, CA.
- Mississippi Museum of Art,
Jackson, MS. The Mississippi Museum of Art is home to the world's
largest collection of art by and relating to Mississippians and
their culturally diverse heritage. The Museum also offers a
balanced program of works by artists of regional, national and
- MIT Museum,
- Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth ,
Fort Worth, TX. Oldest art museum in Texas exhibiting modern and
contemporary American and European painting, sculpture, works on
paper and photography. Most or all of the collections are ONLINE.
- Modern Fresco Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA. Modern Fresco Gallery - Internet presentation of
The True Fresco Studio/Gallery. Buon (true) Fresco technique,
Fresco projects around the world directory, picture gallery,
fresco painting news, documentary.
- Mohave Museum of
History and Arts, Kingman, AZ. Founded in 1960, the Mohave
Museum of History and Arts is dedicated to preserving and
presenting the heritage of Northwestern Arizona.
- Mojave River Valley Museum ,
Barstow, CA. Dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the
scientific, historical and cultural heritage of the Mojave River
Valley, from the arrival of Father Garces in 1776 on through
pathfinders, pioneers, and miners up to present space exploration.
Actual artifacts from the famous Calico Early Man site are on
display. Other displays include 19th century miming, gemstones
& minerals, railroads, automotive, local History including the
first radio station on the high desert and the famed headless
horsemen found in 1965.
- Molly Brown House Museum,
Denver, CO. A a Victorian house, once the residence of Molly
Brown, a survivor of the Titanic accident.
- MoMA, Museum of Modern Art,
New York, NY. An award-winning site that offers general
information about the Museum's exhibitions listings, interactive sub sites,
a preview of collections and more.
- Monarch Art Gallery,
County Historical Museum, Monroe, MI. Contains the world's
largest collection of General George A. Custer artifacts.
- Monticello, Home of Thomas
Jefferson, Charlottesville, VA. Monticello is the mountaintop
house and plantation home of Thomas Jefferson. Designed by
Jefferson, the home and gardens reflect the multi-faceted genius
of our third president. A guided or self-paced tour of Mulberry
Row, the main plantation "street," teaches much about
slavery and African- American life at Monticello.
- Montshire Museum of
Science, Norwich, Vermont. Hands-on museum on natural and
physical sciences, ecology, and technology.
- Morikami, Delray Beach,
FL. An exhibition of quality depicting the Japanese settlement of
South Florida in the early 1900's. Culture, art, horticulture, and
- Morris Museum,
Morristown, NJ. An Art and Natural History Museum located in the
heart of Morris County, NJ
- Morris Museum of Art,
Augusta, GA. The only museum dedicated entirely to Southern art
and artists. Houses the Center for the Study of Southern Painting.
- Morse Museum, Winter
Park, FL. Tiffany Collection.
- Moshe Rynecki: 1881-1943,
www, CA. Rynecki was a Jewish artist who was deported in early
1943 to Majdanek, where he died. Some of his paintings (mostly in
watercolor and oil) survived the Holocaust. The paintings that
survived display scenes in synagogues, scenes from daily life, and
scenes from the Holocaust. This is a VIRTUAL museum.
- Motorcycle Hall of Fame
Museum, Pickerington, OH.
- Motts Military
Museum, Groveport, OH. This museum preserves, promotes, and
educates the public on America's military past. From the
Revolution to Desert Storm the museum houses over 10,000 artifacts
relating to the military history of the United States.
Miniatures Museum, Buena Park, California.
- Mount Vernon,
Virginia. The home of the first US President, George Washington.
- Mt. Healthy Historical
Museum, Mt. Healthy/Cincinnati area, OH. Museum has artifacts
and papers on history of Mt. Pleasant, later Mt. Healthy area.
Artifacts include household, children's and workmen's items. (Long
statements may be mercilessly edited).
- Muscarelle Museum of Art,
Williamsburg, VA. The Muscarelle Museum of Art on the campus of
the College of William and Mary is a public institution accredited
by the American Association of Museums. It houses a permanent
collection of over 3500 art objects and hosts national traveling
- MUSEE (Museums and
Universities Supporting Educational Enrichment, Inc.),
Philadelphia, PA. MUSEE's Web site links to over 2500 museums
around the world and provides a Direct Link feature allowing
visitors to go directly to Travel/Visitor Information, Visual
Content, Research Materials, Educational Materials and Museum
- Musee Conti Wax Museum , New
- Museo Castillo
Serralles, Ponce, PR. The Ponce Museum of Art at present has
an outstanding exhibit of Renoir works of art; one of only two
museums in the Americas selected.
- Museo De Las Americas,
Denver, CO. The purpose and mission of the Museo de las Amˇricas
is to foster understanding and appreciation for the achievements
of the Latino people of the Americas by collecting, preserving and
interpreting the diverse art, history and cultures of this region
from ancient times to the present.
- Museum Loan Network,
Cambridge, MA. MLN promotes collection sharing by facilitating and
funding the long-term loan of artworks among museums throughout
the United States.
- Museum of Advertising Icons,
- Museum of American Glass,
Millville, NJ. The only museum in the United States devoted
exclusively to American Glass. Over 6,500 objects on display
ranging from Mason jars and paperweights, to Tiffany masterpieces
and the world's largest bottle
- Museum of Arts And Sciences,
Macon, GA. Changing art and science exhibits, live animal
programs, the Mark Smith Planetarium, a three-floor Discovery
House full of hands-on exhibits featuring arts, sciences, and the
humanities, environmental programs at near-by Brown's Mount.
- Museum of Arts and Sciences,
Daytona Beach, FL. Located in the heart of Florida's last
remaining coastal hammock preserve, the 50,000 square foot
facility is one of the leading major cultural institutions
dedicated to interpreting the areas of art, science and Florida
history for Central and North Florida audiences through a host of
nationally and internationally important permanent and changing
exhibitions and programs.
- Museum of Aviation,
Robins AFB, GA. 89 aircraft and missiles on display ranging from
1896 glider to SR-71 and U-2 spy plane. Also includes an exhibit
of Native American Culture featuring artifacts discovered on
Robins dating back 8,000 years. A must see for the aviation
enthusiast. Located less than 10 miles off exit 45 of I-75
- Museum of Bad Art, Boston.
- Museum of
Beverage Containers, Goodlettsville , TN. The world's largest
collection of beverage containers and advertising. Featuring Coke,
Budweiser and 100's more.
of Biological Diversity, College of Biological Sciences, Ohio
State University. Insect collection
- Museum of Broadcast
- Museum of Bus Transportation,
Hershey, PA. Non-profit organization whose goal is the
preservation of the American motor coach; ever-changing slide show
on website details history. The "real" museum will be
built in 2002; this website benefits public interest in the
- Museum of Chinese in the
Americas, New York, NY. The Museum of Chinese in the Americas
is dedicated to documenting and interpreting the history and
culture of Chinese Americans. The Museum was founded in 1980 as
the New York Chinatown History Project, it received it's museum
status in 1992, when it changed it's name to the Museum of Chinese
in the Americas.
- Museum of Contemporary Art,
San Diego, CA. Small but influential museum focused on new art,
often by young artists. Bilingual wall texts, audio guides, Web
site is bilingual (Spanish/English). MCA collects, exhibits and
interprets the art of our time, focusing on the period from 1950
to the present. The Museum has two locations: the flagship
facility in La Jolla, founded in 1941 and recently renovated and
expanded by Robert Venturi (1996); and the downtown San Diego
satellite space, which opened in 1993.
- Museum of Contemporary Art,
Chicago, IL. Please supply no more than one or two sentences
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- Museum of Contemporary
Art/North Miami, North Miami, Fl. The Museum of Contemporary
Art in North Miami offers residents and visitors to South Florida,
8-10 cutting-edge art exhibitions annually, along with a wide
variety of public and education programs.
- Museum of Cultural
& Natural History, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,
- Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,
- Museum of Fine Arts,
University of Montana, Missoula.
- Museum of
- Museum of Flying, Santa
Monica, California. World War II fighter aircraft.
- Museum of Health and Medical
Science, Houston, Texas.
- Museum of International
Folk Art , Santa Fe, NM. Extensive collection of folk art
donated by Alexander Girard.
- Museum of Jewish Heritage - A
Living Memorial to the Holocaust, New York, NY. Through
historical artifacts, photographs, short films and personal
testimony, the Museum is dedicated to teaching all people of all
ages and backgrounds about Jewish life and culture in the 20th
- Museum of Jurassic Technology,
Los Angeles, CA. Unique! (Read "Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of
- Museum of Long Island
Natural Sciences, Stony Brook, NY. The Museum of Long Island
Natural Sciences promotes education, research, and service in the
natural sciences. It provides education programs to the community
and schools through lectures, exhibits, films, publications, and
- Museum of
Natural History, University of Oregon, Eugene. Includes the Oregon
State Museum of Anthropology.
- Museum of Natural History
& Cormack Planetarium, Providence, RI.
- Museum of Nebraska Art
(MONA), Kearney, NE. Art of Nebraska ranging from the historic
artistic reporting of the Artist-Explorers to contemporary
regional work is emphasized in the Museum of Nebraska Art's
permanent collection. The Nebraska Art Collection is designated by
the legislature as the official visual art collection of the State
- Museum of Northern Arizona,
Flagstaff, AZ. Established in 1928 to interpret and conserve the
natural and human heritage of northern Arizona and the Colorado
of Obsolete Computers
- Museum of Paleontology,
University of California, Berkeley. See the hall
- Museum of Paleontology,
University of California, Berkeley, CA.
of Peoples and Cultures, Brigham Young University , Provo, UT.
The MPC has strengths in the native cultures of Utah and the Southwest.
All exhibitions are curated by students as part of formal class
work. Open free to the public.
- Museum of Photographic Arts,
San Diego, CA. Housed in the beautiful Casa de Balboa in San
Disgo's Balboa Park, MoPA presents both classic and contemporary
works by internationally acclaimed artists. MoPA is one of the few
museums devoted exclusively to the photographic arts, and collects
and exhibits contemporary and classic work by internationally
- Museum of
Political Life, University of Hartford, Connecticut. .
University of Hartford, Connecticut. Political memorabilia.
- Museum of Printing
History, Houston, TX. Great museum of all types of printing
artifacts and memorabilia, plus seminars and lectures on a regular
- Museum of Questionable
Medical Devices, Minneapolis, MN. The largest public
collection of quack medical devices in the U.S.
of Radio and Technology, Huntington, West Virginia, USA.
- Museum of Radio
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- Museum of Science, Boston,
- Museum of Science and
Industry, Chicago, IL. This is the largest science museum in
the western hemisphere. Online museum exhibits feature informative
depth and utilizes multimedia to enhance the visitors experience.
Some examples are, "All Aboard the Silver Streak" &
"U-505 WWII Submarine".
- Museum of Television & Radio,
- Museum of Texas Tech
University, Lubbock, TX. Multidisciplinary museum featuring
History, Art, Paleontology, Anthropology, Clothing/Textiles, and
Ethnology. Major collections include wheeled vehicles, saddles and
tack, firearms, Southern Plains Indian materials, Archeological
materials dating from 12,000 years to present, second largest
Wyeth art collection in public hands, and early prehistoric bird
fossils. An academic department of Texas Tech University, the
museum is the home facility for one of the top rated professional
museum training programs in the USA.
- Museum of the City of
New York History of New York City.
- Museum of the City of San
Francisco , San Francisco, CA. History of Early San Francisco,
Gold Rush, and the 1906 Earthquake and Fire.
- Museum of the Fur Trade,
Chadron, NE. Dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of the
North American fur trade. Intimately concerned with the commerce
of the American fur trade and the daily lives of traders,
trappers, and native people.
- Museum of the
Gulf Coast , Port Arthur, TX. The Museum of the Gulf Coast
combines conventional and an unconventional approach to tell the
exciting story of the Texas/Louisiana Gulf Coast region.
Traditional themes are utilized in interpreting the focus of Gulf
Coast life before the arrival of man, the role of Native
Americans, European contact, Hispanic legacy, the trauma of Civil
War, economic and cultural growth, and the integration of the Gulf
Coast region into the larger national and international community.
- Museum of the Rockies,
Bozeman, MT. The Museum of the Rockies seeks to understand,
preserve and interpret the natural and cultural history of the
Northern Rocky Mountain region. It accomplishes its mission
through research, collections, exhibits and programs for the
education and entertainment of people of all ages.
- Museum of Tolerance,
Los Angeles, California. Racism and prejudice in America, and the
history of the Holocaust. (Information also in German and
- Museum of Transportation,
Brookline, MA. The Museum of Transportation in Brookline,
Massachusetts is housed in an 1888 carriage house once owned by
Larz and Isabel Anderson. The Museum of Transportation offers the
public a unique opportunity to view the Anderson collection,
America’s oldest privately owned collection of automobiles. The
Museum also hosts over 20 lawn events for cars, motorcycles and
bicycles throughout the Summer months.
- Museum of
Unnatural Mystery, Bensalem , PA. A slightly bizarre science
museum with exhibits for the whole family. Looks at scientific explanation
for UFOs, sea monsters, etc.
- Museum of Web Art, Los
Angeles, CA. The Museum of Web Art features some of the most
exciting and innovative art created specifically for the web
medium, and in a friendly and inviting museum atmosphere.
- Museum of Western Colorado,
Grand Junction, CO. The Museum of Western Colorado, is a regional
museum with four city locations and three natural resource areas.
The Museum preserves, investigates, and displays materials
relating to the natural, social and cultural history of western
Colorado all the way from the continental divide west to the Utah
- Museum of Westward
Expansion-Gateway Arch, St. Louis, MO. The Westward Expansion
Museum is located at the base of the Fabulous Gateway Arch and
features Lewis and Clark among other historical information and
- Museum of Woodworking
Services International, Washington, DC. On this site, one will
find the MSI Virtual Museum Bookstore and International Art and
Craft Shop. MSI also introduces the field of Value Methodology for
Cultural Institutions. Also featured is The Cultural Property
- Museum, California Center
for the Arts, Escondido, Escondido, CA. The Museum presents
20th Century contemporary art exhibits. The 9,000 square-foot
space consists of four galleries. Visit our website for current
and upcoming exhibitions and educational programs.
and Historical Sites maintained by the Oklahoma Historical Society
, Statewide museums list. Listings and links of museums and
historical site throughout Oklahoma.
- Museums2go2, Gering,
NE. Museum list of museums with pioneer, agricultural and natural
history, and references to other museums.
- Mutter Museum
, Philadelphia, PA. This is a pickled medical specimen museum
with medical oddities, medical instruments, and other really weird
and disgusting exhibits such as a lady that turned to soap.
- Mystic Seaport Museum,
- National Air
and Space Museum, Washington, DC. Includes exhibition
galleries. See also the Center
for Earth and Planetary Studies.
- National Atomic Museum,
Albuquerque, NM. The nation's only congressionally chartered
museum for preserving and presenting the history and science of
the atomic age. Includes displays of rockets, airplanes, and
weapons, as well as exhibits on the Manhattan Project, nuclear
medicine, robotics, etc.
- National Automobile
Museum, Reno, NV.
Automotive and Truck Museum, Auburn, Indiana.
- National Bicycle
History Archive of America, Santa Ana, CA. An extensive
historical bicycle archive containing over 30,000 original books,
catalogues, photographs of bicycles ranging from 1860s-1960s. We
provide restoration advice and historical information and focus
primarily on American made bicycles, with special emphasis on
Classic Bicycles of 1920-1965. The Archive also has access to the
curator's collection of over 1,000 old bicycles.
- National Bottle
Museum, Ballston Spa, NY.
- National Boy scout
Museum, Murray, KY. How Boy scouts began. Lot's of
- National Building Museum,
Washington, D.C.. The National Building Museum is the only
institution in the United States dedicated to American
achievements in architecture, construction, engineering and
- National Capital Trolley
Museum, Silver Spring, md. Operating Street Railway museum.
Collections from Washington D.C. New York City, Johnstown PA
Toronto Ont. Canada and Germany and Austria.
- National Civil
Rights Museum, Memphis, Tennessee.
- National Corvette Museum,
Bowling Green, KY. A celebration of the invention of America's
Sports Car, the Chevrolet Corvette and dedicated to the
preservation of the legendary's car past, present and future.
Corvette enthusiasts all over the world passionately refer to the
Corvette Museum as their home, their Mecca, located across the
street from the only Corvette manufacturing plant.
- National Cowboy Hall
of Fame, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
- National Czech & Slovak
Museum & Library, Cedar Rapids, IA. The National Czech
& Slovak Museum & Library collects, preserves and shares
the history and culture of the Czech and Slovak people.
- National Gallery of Art,
Knife Museum, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
- National Museum of American
History , Washington, DC.
- National Museum of
American Jewish Military History, Washington, DC. Details the
contributions of American Jews to the Armed Forces of the United
States of America.
Museum of American Women , Arrington, TN. Honoring American
women for thier Achievement, Courage and Humanitarian Service.
Currently accepting nominations and offering free 1-year
membership. This is a VIRTUAL museum.
- National Museum of Dance,
Saratoga Springs, NY. The National Museum of Dance is the only
museum in the country devoted exclusively to American Professional
dance - from ballet to Broadway, modern to Jazz, ethnic to tap.
Exhibits, classes and educational programs with visiting dancers
have attracted thousands of visitors since the museum opened in
1986. The museum's Hall of Fame honors the founders and innovators
of 20th Century American Professional Dance.
- National Museum
of Health and Medicine, Washington, DC. Medical museum;
pathological collections include Civil War bone, medical
examiner's collection, and miscellaneous wet and dry tissue.
Extensive microscope collection and historical objects.
- National Museum of Health
and Medicine, Washington, DC. Pathological collections include
Civil War bone, medical examiner's collection, and miscellaneous
wet and dry tissue. Extensive microscope collection and historical
- National Museum of Racing
and Hall of Fame, Saratoga Springs, NY. The Racing Museum's
mission is to interpret the history and convey the excitement of
Thoroughbred racing in America to the broadest possible audience.
The website includes exhibits, visitor information, activities for
kids, and bios on the horses, jockeys, and trainers who are in the
Hall of Fame.
- National Museum of Wildlife
Art, Jackson Hole, WY. Featuring fine art depicting wildlife.
Collection of over 2300 paintings, sculpture and works on paper
feature the history of America's westward expansion.
- National Museum of Women in the
Arts, Washington, DC. The only museum in the world dedicated
exclusively to the recognition of women in the arts, including a tour
of their on-line galleries.
- National Museum of Women's History,
Washington, DC. The NMWH CyberMuseum is our main exhibit space
while we work to build the physical museum in Washington, DC. Our
mission is to bring women's history into the cultural mainstream.
This is a VIRTUAL museum.
- National Postal Museum,
Washington, DC. The nation's primary repository for postal
artifacts and research. The museum's collections range from
postage stamps to a wide variety of three-dimensional objects. The
museum is dedicated to promoting and broadening the study of U.S.
postal history. The museum features a changing series of on-line
exhibits. Currently featured are the winners of the museum's
annual "Graceful Envelope" calligraphy contest and an
adjunct to the museum's "As Precious as Gold" exhibit,
the history of the Klondike/Alaska gold rush & the role of
mail/mail service in the rush.
- National Watch
& Clock Museum , Columbia, PA. A journey through time
featuring over 12,000 timekeeping treasures from every corner of
- National Zoological Park
American Heritage Museum State Historic Site, Highland, KS.
Exhibits tell the story of the emigrant tribes that were settled
by treaty in present eastern Kansas during the 1800s and of their
interaction with the advancing white population. Folk arts
exhibits show the work of contemporary Native American artists who
carry on the cultural traditions of these tribes.
- Natural History
Museum of Los Angeles County, California.
- Nelson-Atkins Museum of
Art, Kansas City, MO. A general art museum comprising objects
from ancient times to the present, and all cultures, with special
emphasis on Chinese art and English ceramics from the 17th
Historical Society, Reno, NV.
- Nevada Museum of Art,
State Museum & Historical Society, Las Vegas, NV.
State Railroad Museum, Carson City, NV.
- Nevada State Railroad
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- New Bedford Whaling
Museum, New Bedford, MA. Exhibits and presentations pertaining
to the whaling industry in New England provide tangible examples
of the era and of people, places and artifacts referenced by
- New England Museum Association,
Boston, MA. The New England Museum Association is the only
organization in New England serving museums of all sizes and the
people who work for and with them. You'll find professional
development opportunities, news, information, and the experience
of more than 1600 of your colleagues.
- New England Science Center,
Massachusetts. Museum and wildlife center.
- New Jersey State Museum,
Trenton, NJ. Features a section on art, natural history and
various shows particularly of interest to NJ residents.
- New Mexico Museum of
Natural History and Science , Albuquerque, NM. Natural History
and Science with an emphasis on New Mexico paleontology.
- New Museum of Contemporary
Art, New York, NY. Founded in 1977 as the first museum in the
United States exclusively devoted to the work of living artists,
the New Museum is committed to showing some of the most
provocative art being made today throughout the world; to
expanding conventional museum practice by offering innovative
programmatic models; and to pioneering museum education by
expanding the public’s understanding of contemporary art as a
vital social force. Extensive descriptions of current and past
exhibitions featuring some of the most provocative art being made
today throughout the world.
York City museums, a listing. See also New
- New York City Police
Museum , New York City, NY. The New York City Police Museum
captures the history of the NYPD as well as a present-day look at
the world of law enforcement through the eyes of its officers. Our
new exhibition will be open in December, 1999 and will include an
array of weapons, police shields, fingerprinting and forensic art
stations, a drug awareness display and a tactics simulator.
- New York State Museum,
Albany, NY. Featuring Natural History Exhibits on permanent
exhibit, and temporary exhibits in the arts, interactive exhibits,
- New York
Transit Museum, Brooklyn, NY. The New York Transit Museum
provides exhibitions of metropolitan area transit artifacts,
archives of historic documents, maps and photographs, tours of
transit significant sites, trips on the Nostalgia Train and a
program of entertaining and educational events for children. The
Museum is home to 100 years of transit lore and memorabilia.
- New-York Historical Society,
New York, NY. Museum collections, exhibitions, programs, research
library, print room, Kid City and shop - primary source materials
for the study of the history, culture and art of New York City.
- Newark Museum Online,
Newark, NJ. Newark Museum, a nationally recognized leader in
museum education, supports a full schedule of exhibits, family
activities, special events and public programs.
- Newport Art Museum,
Newport, RI. Located in downtown Newport, RI. Galleries, art
school, and changing exhibitions of national and local renowned.
- Newport Historical
Society and Museum of Newport History , Newport, RI. The
Newport Historical Society contains an internationally important
collection of artifacts, manuscripts, and books pertaining to the
history of Newport County, Rhode Island. Highlights of this
collection can be seen at the award-winning Museum of Newport
- Newseum, Arlington, VA. The
Newseum, the world's only interactive news museum, takes visitors
behind the scenes to see and experience how and why news is made.
At the Newseum, visitors can be television announcers or
reporters; relive the great news stories of all time though
multimedia exhibits, unique artifacts, and news memorabilia; and
see today's news as it happens on a block-long video news wall.
- Nicholas Roerich Museum,
New York City. Paintings by Russian-born artist Nicholas Roerich
(1874-1947). (French, Spanish, German and Russian information
- Nicolaysen Art Museum
& Discovery Center, Casper, WY. A regional art museum
focusing on contemporary art and traditional western art. Also a
hands-on self-guided art-making place in the Discovery Center.
- Niles Depot,
Fremont, CA. Showcases railroading in the San Francisco Bay Area,
specifically in the Fremont, Newark, and Union City areas.
- NIST Virtual Museum,
Gaithersburg, MD. The NIST Virtual Museum displays artifacts that
illuminate the historical mission of the National Institute of
Standards and Technology (formerly known as the National Bureau of
Standards). Artifacts range from historical weights and measures
standards to high-tech testing and measurement apparatus. This is
a VIRTUAL museum.
- Nordic Heritage Museum,
Seattle, WA. A Museum that specializes in the history of the
Nordic-Americans of the Northwest with permanent exhibitions and
traveling art exhibits from the five Nordic countries. Family
programs, lectures, concert series and language classes are
- Norman Rockwell Museum at
Stockbridge, Stockbridge, MA. World's largest collection of
original art by Norman Rockwell. Changing exhibitions also feature
works by other renown American illustrators.
Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, NC. Comprehensive Maritime
museum emphaiszing local agregarian maritime history from the
American Indians including artifacts from Blackbeard the Pirate
and Civil war exibits to present. Highlites include a large
working colection of restored watercraft with exibits on the
evolution of boatbuilding and marine carpentry and model ship
building. Most or all of the collections are ONLINE. Sender:
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- North Carolina Museum of
Art, Raleigh, NC. World art especially rich in old master
European painting; also Egyptian, Greek, Roman, American, African,
Pre-Columbian, from ancient to contemporary.
Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh, NC. Site describes the
collections, exhibitions and programming of the state history
- North Carolina
Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC. The museum has science
and ecological exhibits. It is for all ages, but it has many fun
activities for children to learn and participate in.
- North Carolina State
Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. Founded in 1879, the Museum
of Natural Sciences documents and interprets North Carolina's
natural history through exhibits, educational programming and
scientific research. The museum will move to a new building in the
fall of 1999, filled with all-new, hands on exhibits.
Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC. The
Museum collects, studies and preserves the state's bilogical
diversity, promotes environmental awareness, and strives to relate
natural sciences to everyday life.
- North Dakota Heritage
Center, Bismarck, ND. North Dakota's largest history museum
also includes the State Archives and Historical Research Library
and the offices of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Native Americans, archeology, military history, settlement,
frontier, North Dakota History, State Historic Sites.
- Northeast Louisiana
University Museum of Zoology, Monroe, LA. Large research
collection of freshwater fishes, reptiles and amphibians.
Primarily North American in scope, some Neotropical and Asian
specimens. Tours by appointment.
Maine Museum of Science, Presque Isle, MN. The exhibits in The
Northern Maine Museum of Science deal with biology, evolution,
astronomy, mathematics, and geology. An animated Pterosaur may be
- Northern Indiana Center
for History, South Bend, IN. History of the St. Joseph River
Valley in permanent galleries; 19th-century mansion and formal
gardens; kids museum; 1930's Polish Workers Home.
- Norton Gallery of Art,
West Palm Beach, Florida. Strong in the French and American
Impressionist and Post Impressionist periods, Chinese artifacts,
ceramics and statuary.
- Noyes Museum
of Art, Oceanville, N.J. Southern New Jersey's museum of
contemporary fine and folk art, displaying outstandng travelling
exhibits, works by leading regional artists, and its own growing
contemporary art collection
- Nutter D. Marvel Carriage
Museum , Georgetown, DE. The Marvel Museum contains a large
collection of horse drawn wagons, equipment and memorabilia
related to horses and carriages. Other items in the collection are
related to life and history of Sussex County Delaware.
- Oakland Museum of California,
Oakland, California . One of the largest regional museums in the
country, devoted exclusively to Californian art, history and
ecology. The Oakland Museum of California maintains and hosts the
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- Ocracoke Preservation
Society Museum , Ocracoke Island, NC. Exhibits on local
village and island history, unique local dialect, submerged
Confederate fort, maritime occupations, and historic home
- Octave Chanute Aerospace
Museum , Rantoul, IL. Chanute Aerospace Museum is the largest
Aerospace Museum in Illinois. Over 30 aircraft on display, located
on the former Chanute Air Force Base.
- Oglethorpe University
Museum, Atlanta, Georgia. Affiliated with Oglethorpe
University, its exhibitions feature artworks which are
international, representational, often figurative and spiritual in
nature. Recent exhibitions have included "Mystical Arts of
Tibet featuring Personal Sacred Objects of the Dalai Lama,"
and "The Grand Tour: Landscape and Veduta Paintings, Venice
and Rome in the 18th Century."
- Oglethorpe University
Museum, Atlanta, GA. Featuring artworks which are
international, representational, often figurative and spiritual in
nature, this museum has offered high profile exhibitions such as
"Nicholas Roerich: Messenger of Beauty," "Mystical
Arts of Tibet Featuring Personal Sacred Objects of the Dalai
Lama," and many others.
- Ohio Ceramic
Center, Crooksville, OH. The Ohio Ceramic Center is devoted to
the preservation of Pottery History. The museum consists of five
buildings housing several types of pottery.
- Ohio Historical Society,
Columbus, OH. The Ohio Historical Society conducts a range of
activities related to interpreting, collecting and preserving the
- Oklahoma City Art Museum,
Oklahoma City, OK. Through exhibition and collection, the Oklahoma
City Art Museum educates about art and through art, providing
abundant opportunities for people of all backgrounds to explore
the artistic values and traditions of the world's cultures.
- Oklahoma Museum of Natural
History, Norman, OK. Oklahoma's official state museum of
natural history. The museum is in the process of moving to a new
190,000-square-foot facility scheduled to open in Spring, 2000.
- Old Bedford Village,
Bedford, PA. Living history museum consisting of over 40 historic
and replica structures, interpreting life on the PA frontier,
- Old Cowtown Museum,
Wichita, KS. Old Cowtown Museum is a 17-acre living history museum
which recreates the history of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Kansas
from 1865 through 1880.
- Old State House
Museum, Little Rock, AR.
- Old Sturbridge Village
Re-creates life in a New England town of the 1830s.
- Old York Historical Society,
York, ME. Old York's collections explore over three centuries of
life in a Maine Seacoast village. The museum consists of eight
historic buildings, a nature preserve, and a research library. The
historic houses showcase both the permanent collection and
- On the Chisholm
Trail Statue and Museum, Duncan, OK. State of the art
exhibits, 34 ft statue, animatomical Jessie Chisholm greets
- Online Directory of
International Sculpture Parks & Gardens, Vallejo, CA.
Online directory of sculpture parks with links to over 100 sites
with URLs. Updated continuously. Public service.
- Orchard House - Home of
the Alcotts, Concord, MA. Louisa May Alcott's "Little
Women" evokes a universal vision of home. The house in which
she wrote her classic novel holds a special attraction for readers
throughout the world.
- Oregon Coast Aquarium,
- Oregon Historical Society,
- Oregon Museum of Science and
Industry, Portland, OR. OMSI is the largest Science Museum of
the Pacific Northwest and develops a large number of traveling
State Archives Online Exhibit, Salem, OR. This online exhibit
of Oregon history features over 100 separate Web pages and nearly
250 images. The exhibit interprets Oregon history primarily
through documents and images held by the Oregon State Archives.
Topics include prohibition in Oregon, a notorious prison escape,
colorful Oregon trademarks, and more. A new exhibit is added every
Institute Museum, University of Chicago. See highlights
from the collection.
- Orlando Museum of Art,
Orlando, FL. The Orlando Museum of Art is committed to collecting,
preserving and interpreting notalbe works or art, and presenting
exhibitions of local, regional, national and international significance.
The OMA is proud to have important permanent collections of
American Art, Art of the Ancient Americas and African Art.
- Oshkosh Public
Museum, Oshkosh, WI. The museum is located in a historic
mansion, and has collections and exhibits concerning local
history, decorative arts, natural history and anthropology.
- Oyster &
Maritime Museum, Chincoteague, Va. The Oyster & Maritime
Museum is the only one of it's kind in the world. it contains historical
information, as well as ecology. The museum also has obtained the original
First Order Fresnal Lens of Assateague. Visit the online page and
visit in person or call for more info!!
- Pacific Coast Air
Museum, Santa Rosa, CA. A Museum of Military Aircraft at the
Sonoma County Airport.
- Pacific Rim
Museum of Culture Kulshan
Middle School, Bellingham, Washington
- Pacific Science
Center, Seattle, Washington.
- Paley Design
Center, Philadelphia, PA. The Paley Design Center of the
Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science is dedicated to
collection, care, and display of textiles. The current collection
of over 1.5 million items is used by students, researchers and the
textile community worldwide.
Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia,
PA. The galleries at the only visual-arts college for women in the
United States. The Goldie Paley Gallery organizes innovative
exhibitions of art, design, architecture, and photography by
national and international artists. The Levy Gallery provides a
center for artistic exploration and experimentation for both
established and emerging Philadelphia-area artists.
Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University.
Historical Museum, Canyon, Texas. Preservation of northwest
- Papyrus Collection,
MI. the Papyrus Collection at the University Library, University
- Patrick and
Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University,
- Paul Bunyan Logging Camp,
Eau Claire, WI. An authentic reproduction of an 1890's logging or
lumbering camp of the Chippewa Valley, complete with an excellent
interpretive center with adult exhibit room and a children's
interactive Tall Tales Room.
- Pawnee Indian Village State
Historic Site, Republic, Ks. The museum surrounds the floor of
an excavated Pawnee earth lodge from the 1820s. The grounds
contain a walking trail dotted with remains of the village and
interpretive signage. a A division of the Kansas State Historical
Rock State Historic Site, Pawnee Rock, KS. Pawnee Rock was a
prominent landmark to travelers on the Santa Fe Trail. The view
form the top is inspiring. Signage from different points of the
outcropping details some of the history of the site.
- Peabody Essex Museum, Salem,
Massachusetts. USA's oldest continuously operating museum, founded
in 1799. Maritime arts and history; American decorative arts;
early American architecture; Asian export art; Asian, Oceanic,
African arts and culture; natural history; native American arts
- Pecos Rio Grande Museum of
Early Man, Arivaca, Arizona. Coming soon point making tools,
then fire making tools. Most item are from the Archaic period in
west Texas. 2000BP -10000BP
- Peekskill Museum,
NY. A not-for-profit organization chartered by the New York State
Historical Society, Brunswick Maine. Links to the Pejepscot
Museum, The Skolfield-Whittier House Museum and the Joshua L.
- Pella Historical Village
, Pella, IA. The 21 building museum complex creates a scene
from old Holland and celebrates Dutch heritage with Tulip Time,
flower gardens and seasonal festivals.
- Penfield Homestead
Museum , Crown Point, NY. A museum containing local history of
Crown Point, NY, the iron ore business, and Crown Point's
Involvement in the Civil War.
- Peninsula Fine Arts Center,
Newport News, VA. Changing exhibits by regional artists and period
works loaned by other institutions.
- Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine
Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Founded in 1805, the Pennsylvania
Academy of the Fine Arts is America's first art museum and school
of fine arts. The Museum features one of the most renowned
collections of American art--spanning three centuries.
- Peter Yegen, Jr. Yellowstone
County Museum , Billings, MT. Exhibits and photographs depict
the life and material culture of the northern plains Indians (pre
and post Lewis and Clark contact) and exploration and settlement
of the west via transportation, ranching, military and personel
- Philadelphia Museum of Art,
Philadelphia, PA. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, founded in 1876,
is unique among American museums in its integrated presentation of
a full range of fine and applied arts from Asia, Europe, and the
U.S. Spanning over 2,000 years, the collections include
masterpieces of painting, sculpture, prints, and drawings
displayed with a wide range of furniture, silver, glasswork,
architectural elements, and entire furnished rooms from historic
- Philadelphia museums,
- Philbrook Museum, Tulsa,
OK. Philbrook is Oklahoma's only art museum with collections that
offer an overview of the major art movements in Western
Civilization as well as excellent examples of non-Western cultural
traditions, including those of Asia, Africa, and the North
- Phippen Museum,
Prescott, AZ. Focus is on art of the American West, both past and
- Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix,
AZ. The largest art museum in the Southwest, Phoenix Art Museum
features special exhibitions and permanent collections in
American, European, Asian, Contemporary, Western American and
Latin American art, Fashion Design and Thorne Miniature Rooms of
historic interiors. Also featured are the interactive ArtWorks
Gallery for children, The Museum Store and Art Museum Cafe.
- Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix,
Perspectives An interactive photography museum, designed to
allow the public direct access to publications and museum quality
- Pioneer Museum,
Bozeman, MT. Dedicated to the Pioneer Heritage of Gallatin County,
- Plains Art Museum, Fargo,
ND. A non-profit fine arts museum set in historic downtown Fargo,
- Plimoth Plantation,
Plymouth, MA. Plimoth Plantation in the living history museum of
17th century Plymouth Colony. Its exhibits, visited by over
500,000 people a year include the 1627 Pilgrim Village,
Hobbamock's Wampanoag Indian Home site, Mayflower II and the
Carriage House Crafts Center. It is open from April through
November and is best known for its first-person living history
exhibits.The "Plimoth-on-Web" website contains both
information about the museum and in addition to the Pilgrims,
Thanksgiving and the Wampanoag Indians.
Historical Museum, Plymouth , MI. The Weldon Petz Abraham
Lincoln Collection. Civil War Research Site for 24th Michigan
Company "C" - The Iron Brigade. Turn-of-the-Century
Street of Shops.
- Pocono Indian
Museum, Bushkill, PA. The Pocono Indian Museum recreates the
life and time of the Delaware Indian tribe.
- Polynesian Cultural Center,
Laie, North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.
- Ponce de Leon Inlet
- Portland Art Museum,
Portland, Oregon. Collections include native American and regional
- Portland Harbor
Museum, South Portland, ME. Maritime museum of the Port of
Portland, Maine. Documents and preserves the rich history of
- Portland Museum of Art,
Portland, ME. Provides an unparalleled look at fine and decorative
arts from the 18th century to the present, representing the unique
artistic heritage of Maine, a well as the major European
movements. Housed in an award-winning building in downtown
- Pratt Museum's Wild-Eyed
Alaska, Homer, AK. Meet puffins, gulls and other residents of
Alaska's Gull Island through video footage and additional facts
about this summer seabird colony. From the Howard Hughes Medical
Institute and the Pratt Museum. This is a VIRTUAL museum.
- President Benjamin
Harrison Home, Indianapolis, IN. The 1874 Italianate mansion
of the 23rd President of the United States, Benjamin
Harrison(1833-1901). Ten rooms are open to the public. The
collection includes original Harrison furnishings, costumes,
political memorabilia, and other personal belongings. Two major
exhibits each year focus on Harrison and his times.
- Pro Football Hall of
Fame, Canton, OH. The Hall is also a museum of football
through the years covering many leagues. It houses not only the
enshrinees memorabilia, but that of pro football in general.
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- Providence Children's
Museum, Providence, RI. A hands-on museum for children and
adults, featuring nine interactive exhibits including "City
Streets" - a peek beneath the urban landscape and
"TEETH!" where kids can brush a giant mouth.
- Public Health Museum
in Massachusetts, Tewksbury, MA. Illustrates public health
history and educates public about current health issues and new
programs. Focus is on public health contributions of New England
Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
- Pueblo Grande
Museum and Archaeological Park, Phoenix, AZ. Features a
prehistoric Hohokam ruin and exhibits on Hohokam culture and
- Pullman, Chicago,
IL. Historic Pullman ("The worlds most perfect town") is
itself a living museum. Within this historic landmark district a
visitors center and museum welcome guests to learn more about this
unique part of history.
- Queens Museum of Art,
Flushing, New York, NY. The Museum presents 20th-century and
contemporary art exhibitions with the diverse ethnic communities
of in mind. Also the Museum sponsors exhibitions at the Bulova
Corporate Center located in Jackson Heights, Queens, The Museum's
permanent Collection includes Tiffany Lamps, a unique Panorama of
New York City and 1939, 1964 World's Fair installations and
- Railroad Museum of Long
Island, Greenport, New York.
- Read House and Gardens,
New Castle, DE. See the splendor of George Read II's Federal
- Reading Public Museum and
Art Gallery, Pennsylvania.
- Red River Valley
Museum, Vernon, Texas.
Museum of Art & History
County Historical Society at the Hart-Cluett Mansion, Troy,
NY. RCHS is located in the 1827 late Federal-style Hart-Cluett
Mansion, now a townhouse museum; the organization also operates
changning exhibition galleries and a public research library on
site. A variety of school, scout and adult programming is offered
- Reuben H. Fleet Space Theater
and Science Center, San Diego.
- Reynolda House, Museum of
American Art, Winston-Salem, NC.
- Rhode Island School of
Design museum, Providence, RI. Extensive collections from
ancient to modern including many improtant pieces and many fine
examples of early AM furniture.
- Rice University Art
Gallery, Houston, TX. Contemporary art, architecture and
- Richmond Art Museum,
Richmond, IN. The Richmond Art Museum is a fine art museum
featuring American Impressionists, Taos School, the Hoosier Group,
the Richmond School, and other regional artists.
Country Museum, Payson, AZ. Cultural heritage of the Central
Arizona Highlands (Rim Country) from the earliest peoples all the
way through to the pioneer period.
Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL. (The John and Mable Ringling
Museum of Art)
Municipal Museum, Riverside, CA. The Riverside Municipal
Museum exists as a center for learning about the natural and
cultural history of greater Riverside through its collections,
exhibitions, education programs and publications. The Museum seeks
to instill a proud sense of place, time and self so that people of
all generations and diverse backgrounds can gain a mutual
understanding and appreciation of their environment and their own
past and present achievements.
- Robert C. Williams American
Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA. Traces the science,
technology and art of papermaking around the world from 200 BC to
modern times. The museum covers the history, art, science and
technology of papermaking from 200 BC to today with rare artifacts
from around the world.
- Rochester Museum & Science
Center, Rochester, NY. Mid-size Museum. Indian History in
upstate NY. Science and Technology related exhibits. Planetarium
showing star shows and cine magic large format films.
- Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
and Museum, Cleveland, Ohio. Includes multimedia
audio, video and photographs.
Museum, Corning, NY. Museum of glass, Native American and
American western art.
- Rockwood Museum,
Wilmington, DE. Built between 1851-57, Rockwood is a rural Gothic
mansion with Gardenesque grounds. Rockwood was a private residence
until 1972 and its collections consist of the furniture, clothing,
documents, photographs, and artwork amassed by the Shipley/Bringhurst/Hargraves
families. Please visit our new online exhibits about the
- Rogers Historical
Museum, Rogers, AR. AAM-accredited local history museum, with
many hands-on exhibits, children's and adult educational programs,
an active research library, traveling exhibits, the 1895 Hawkins
House, and the Centennial Caboose.
- Rosalie Whyel Museum
of Doll Art, Bellevue, WA. Voted "The World's
FinestPrivate Doll Museum" and winner of the Jumeau award for
that reason. Dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of dolls
as an art form.
- Rosenbach Museum &
Library, Philadelphia, PA. Housed in an 1865 townhouse off
Rittenhouse Square, this museum contains over 330,000 rare books
and manuscripts collected by the world renowned rare book dealer,
Dr. A.S.W. Rosenbach. Among the museum's treasures are the
manuscript of James Joyce's "Ulysses", the first book
published by in North America, and Modernist poet Marianne Moore's
Egyptian Museum, San Jose, California. Designed in an
authentic Egyptian architectural style. Large collections of
Egyptian, Babylonian and Assyrian antiquities.
- Saint-Gaudens National Historic
Site, Cornish, NH. Home, studios, gardens and collections of
Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907) one of the foremost sculptors
of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Center of
the Cornish art colony.
- Salem Witch Museum,
- Salvador Dali Museum,
St Petersburg, FL. Contains images of 159 of Dali's works (800*600
video resolution or better recommended.)
- San Angelo Museum of
Fine Arts, San Angelo, TX. We are a hands-one museum for
children focusing on the visual arts. Most of our patrons are ages
5 -12 years old. We change exhibits 3 times a year, and each
summer exhibit focuses on a different culture.
- San Antonio Museum of Art
Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA. Collections and
exhibits in cultural and natural history with an emphasis on
inland Southern California.
- San Diego Aerospace
Museum, California. See history of aerospace exhibit.
- San Diego
Historical Society, San Diego, CA. The collections and
exhibits of the Museum of San Diego interpret the history of the
greater San Diego, Calif. region
Diego Model Railroad Museum, California. Includes principle
- San Diego
Museum of Art , San Diego, CA. The San Diego Museum of Art is
the largest cultural institution in San Diego County with
approximately 12,000. This website is our first attempt at a
content-rich exhibition based on the Baldwin M. Baldwin Collection
of the Posters of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
- San Diego
Museums, San Diego, CA.
- San Diego Natural History Museum,
San Diego, CA. The San Diego Natural History Museum explores the
biodiversity and evolutionary history of southern California and
Baja California with research, education, exhibits, and community
- San Francisco Bay
Area museums, a listing. Including the
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
- San Francisco Maritime
National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA. Maritime museum.
Online Virtual Reality tour of the current exhibit "Sparks,
Waves and Wizards: Communication at Sea."
- San Francisco Museum of Modern
Art, San Francisco, CA. With over 20,000 works of art housed
in a spectacular Mario-Botta designed building, SFMOMA is a jewel
of the West Coast art scene. In addition to permanent exhibitions
displaying everything from Matisse to Rauschenberg to Cindy
Sherman, the museum is also a site for thrilling temporary
exhibitions, such as Degas to Picasso, an exploration of the
relationship between 14 modern masters and the camera, and Seeing
Time, a collection of important video art.
- San Jose Art Museum, San
Jose State University, California. Includes a growing searchable
database of cultural photographs from around the world accessable
in a number of ways.
- San Jose Museum of Art,
San Jose, CA. The permanent collection of 1,200 twentieth-century
artworks focuses on post-1980 Bay Area artists. SJMA offers
exhibitions, education programs, publications, the Museum Art
School, and extensive outreach programs which are designed to
increase awareness of twentieth- and twenty-first-century art in
the Bay Area and beyond.
- Santa Barbara Maritime Museum,
Santa Barbara, CA. The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum preserves and
presents to the public the maritime heritage of California's
Central Coast while providing an ongoing educational platform to
study and record human interaction with the marine environment.
- Santa Barbara Museum of
Natural History, California.
- Santa Barbara Museum of
Natural History, Santa Barbara, CA. Learn more about Native
American culture and the amazingly diverse fauna of the Santa
Barbara region. Join us on fieldtrips, child and adult classes and
lectures by renowned biologists and anthropologists.
International Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY. Permanent and
temporary exhibitions of ceramic art and technology, including
pottery of the Ancient Americas, Asian ceramics from China, Japan,
Korea, and Southeast Asia, American ceramics from 1900 to the
Architectural Museum, Frederick, Md. Schifferstadt is
unique... probably America's finest example of German colonial
architecture. Schifferstadt, completed in 1756, is the oldest
known house in Frederick, Maryland and is on the National Register
for Historic Places.
- Science Discovery
Center of Oneonta, State University College, Oneonta, New
York. . State University College, Oneonta, New York. A hands-on
science museum for all ages.
- Science Museum of Minnesota,
. Maya Adventure, including anthropological collections and
- Sciencenter, Ithaca,
- SciTech, the Science and
Technology Interactive Center, Aurora, IL. educational tools
on particle physics.
- SciTrek, the Science and
Technology Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.
- Scottsdale Museum of
Contemporary Art (SMOCA), Scottsdale, AZ. A museum dedicated
to Contemporary Art in the heart of downtown Scottsdale.
Museum, Searchlight, NV.
- Seattle Art Museum,
Seattle, WA. The Seattle Art Museum offers the Seattle community a
diverse and exciting collection. The downtown Seattle Art Museum
houses a well-known collection ofthe arts of Africa, Asia, Europe,
and the Americas; the original building displays the museum's
extensive holdings in Asian art.
- Sequoyah Birthplace
Museum, Vonore, TN. Built on the grounds where Sequoyah played
as a child, it is an active institution dedicated to a better
understanding and appreciation of Cherokee heritage. It offers the
opportunity to experience first-hand the unique history and
culture of the Cherokees in the southern Appalachian area.
- Sharlot Hall Museum,
Prescott, AZ. Largest museum in central Arizona. Dedicated to
providing educational adventures in human and natural history.
- Sheerar Museum,
Stillwater, OK. The Sheerar Museum is a local history museum of
Stillwater, Oklahoma. It's collections include items relevent to
the area's history as well as an interesting button collection.
- Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery
and Sculpture Garden, Lincoln, NE. The Sheldon Memorial Art
Gallery and Sculpture Garden web site resources highlight its
collection of American art. Find examples of 19th-century
landscape and still life, American Impressionism, early Modernism,
geometric abstraction, Abstract Expressionism, pop, minimalism and
contemporary art by a wide range of artists.
- Sheyboygan Art Mueum,
Sheyboygan, WI. Simply one of the best museums of modern and folk
art in middle America.
- Shrine to Music Museum,
University of South Dakota.
- Sid Richardson Collection of
Western Art, Fort Worth, TX. The Sid Richardson Collection is
an exhibit of 56 paintings by Western artists, Frederic Remington,
and Charles M. Russell. These works, along with paintings by other
premier Western artists are the major aggregate of this formidable
collection and are the legacy of the late oilman and
philanthropist, Sid W.Richardson. This free museum offers
educational programs, tours and on site visits to local schools
and community groups.
- Sixth Floor Museum, John F.
Kennedy and the memory of a Nation. The Museum is located on the
sixth floor of the former Texas School Book Depository over
looking Dealey Plaza at the site of the Kennedy assassination.
Virtual Museum, San Jose State University, California. The
history of science, mathematics and technology, featuring
individual scientists and mathematicians.
Museum, Flint, MI. An emphasis on Flint's automoble history.
Also has specialty displays from time to time. Sloan Museum is
named after the 1st president of Genaral Motors, Alfred Sloan.
Flint is the birthplace of GM.
- Smith College Museum
of Art , Northampton, MA. With a world-famous collection
spanning an impressive 4,500 years, and a tradition since its
inception of making its holdings available to students and the
public, the Smith College Museum of Art is also a leader in
collecting and showing the art of our day. Ranked among the finest
college or University museums in this country, it has become what
our first director hoped it would be: "nothing less than a
collection of works by the foremost artists of modern times."
- Smithsonian Institution,
Washington DC. Includes:
- List of Smithsonian
and temporary exhibitions at the Smithsonian
- National Air and Space Museum.
galleries. See also the Center
for Earth and Planetary Studies.
- See The
White House Collection of American Craft exhibition.
Includes much audio and video material. See also Gopher
- National Museum of Natural
History. See Ocean
Planet, a travelling exhibition.
- Snite Museum of Art,
Notre Dame, IN. The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre
Dame houses over 19,000 works of art from the antique through
modern. The web site illustrates many works found on display and
lists all works on display.
- Snite Museum
of Art, Notre Dame, Indiana.
- Snohomish County
Museum and Historical Association, Everett, WA. Museum
collects, preserves and interprets material relevant to Snohomish
County History. Features include rotating exhibits, museum store
and research services.
- Somers Mountain Museum
of Natural History and Primitive Technology, Somers, CT. An
exploration of ancestral culture and technology worldwide.
Exhibits especially of Native American history show an alternative
life way all our ancestors once followed.
- Sonoma County Museum,
Santa Rosa, CA. Sonoma County Museum opened in 1985 in the
beautifully restored 1909 Post Office and Federal Building in
downtown Santa Rosa. The Museum's purpose is to collect, preserve,
and exhibit the material culture of Sonoma County.
- South Bend Regional Museum
of Art, South Bend, Indiana.
- South Carolina State
Museum, Columbia, SC. With relics from Revolutionary times to
artifacts used by astronauts on the moon -- the S.C. State Museum
showcases outstanding exhibits of South Carolina art, history,
natural history, science and technology. When you go to our web
site, click on other museums to access all the museums in South
- South Street Seaport
Museum, New York, NY. A maritime history museum located in the
quaint historic district that was New York City's main port of
entry in the 17th-late 19th century. Collections include
artifacts, art and a large fleet of historic ships including two
working 19th-century schooners and the world's largest surviving
iron-hulled sailing cargo vessel, the Peking.
- Southern Utah
University Including Archaeology Repository, Braithwaite Fine
Arts Gallery, and Natural History Museum of Southern Utah.
Museum, Los Angeles, California.
- Southwest Museum of
Science and Technology., Dallas, TX. "The Science
Place" A place to understand science and technology
constructively with methods that combine education with fun to
excite and fascinate people, creating a strong desire to know and
- Spartan School of
Aeronautics Online History, Tulsa, OK. Spartan School of
Aeronautics history from 1928 and the aircraft Spartan Aircraft
Company built during the War years.
- Spellman Museum of Stamps and
Postal History, Weston, MA. Philatelic museum dedicated to
learning about the world's cultures through stamps and postal
history; maintains a regular schedule of exhibitions and public
- Spencer Museum of
Art, Lawrence. The University of Kansas Art Museum and the
only comprehensive art museum in the state of Kansas. Includes
image maps, especially for various printmaking techniques.
- Spertus Museum,
Chicago, IL. The largest Jewish Museum in the Midwest United
States. The museum is part of the Spertus Institute of Jewish
Studies, which includes: Spertus College, offering accredited
degree programs; the Asher Library and the Chicago Jewish
Archives, with their own extensive collections; and the Bariff
Shop of Judaica.
- Spertus Museum,
Chicago, IL. Part of the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies,
which includes: Spertus College, offering accredited degree
programs; the Asher Library and the Chicago Jewish Archives, with
their own extensive collections; and the Bariff Shop of Judaica.
- Springfield Museum of Fine
Arts, Springfield, MA. European and American paintings,
sculpture, drawings, prints and decorative arts. Artists
represented include Homer, Corot, O'Keeffe, Monet and Degas. Shop;
- Springfield Museums,
Springfield, MA. Four distinctive museums featuring American and
European paintings, Islamic rugs, a planetarium, Asian decorative
arts, a live animal center, African Hall, a life-sized
Tyrannosaurus rex, a genealogy library and local history
- Springfield Science Museum,
Springfield, MA. Live-animal Monsanto Eco-Center, R.E. Phelon
African Hall, Dinosaur Hall, Mineral Hall, hands-on Exploration
Center, and planetarium; museum shop.
Museum of Art, Springville, UT. This museum is the oldest in
Utah and is dedicated to the exhibition of Utah Art. American and
Russian Art is also a part of the permanent collection and
- St. Louis Art Museum, St.
Louis, MO. Among the 30,000 works in our collection are paintings,
sculpture, prints, photographs, glassware, silver, furniture,
ceramics, textiles, ritual arts, and drawings. Our collection
spans the centuries from ancient Egypt to the present. One of only
two permanent structures remaining from the 1904 World's Fair, The
Saint Louis Art Museum is in a spectacular setting atop Art Hill
in Forest Park, one of the largest urban parks in the United
- St. Louis Science Center,
- St. Petersburg Museum of Fine
Arts, St. Petersburg, FL. Noted for it collection of late 19th
and early 20th century European and American collection, it is
also the home of the finest collection of photographs in the SE
US. There is also an active music program and continuing
educational activities for all ages.
- St. Petersburg Museum of
History, St. Petersburg, FL. The St. Petersburg Museum of
History showcases St. Petersburg History from pre-history to the
present. Museum has four galleries and features two to four annual
- Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens,
Akron, OH. The former home of Frank A. Seiberling, co-founder of
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Seiberling Rubber Company,
Stan Hywet Hall is recognized as one of the finest examples of
Tudor Revival architecture in the United States.
County Historic Preservation Commission Museum, Albemarle, NC.
Museum features modern Visitor Center with county history gallery,
gift shop and research room. Two antebellum homes on grounds open
- Star of the Republic Museum,
Washington, TX. The museum addresses the Texas Republic period
(1836-1846), when Texas existed as a separate and unique nation.
10,000 sq. ft. of exhibition space, 80-person theatre, education
programs, special events, and interpretive demonstrations.
- State Bank of Lakota,
- Statue of Liberty National
Monument and Ellis Island Immigration Museum, New York, NY.
Statue of Liberty: International monument and museum on the design
and construction of the monument and its symbolism through the
years. World Heritage Site. Ellis Island Immigration Museum:
Famous immigration station, 12 million people immigrated through
here from 1892 - 1954. Exhibits, movie, school programs, library,
oral history program.
- Stephen Birch Aquarium-Museum,
San Diego, California.
- Sterling and Francine
Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA. Located in the
Berkshires, the Clark is a fine arts museum particularly
well-known for its many French impressionist paintings, including
more than thirty by Renoir. Also included are noteworthy old
master paintings and a significant group of American works by such
artists as Homer, Sargent, Cassatt, and Remington. Selections from
the extensive collections of silver, prints, drawings, and
sculpture are also on view. A variety of special exhibitions and
other supporting activities is offered year-round.
- Sternberg Museum of
Natural History, Hays, KS. The Sternberg Musuem, soon to open
in its new home, houses some of the best Cretaceous fossils, and
the largest paleoseed collection known. The new site of the museum
will offer walk through dioramas, and a large discovery area.
- Sternberg Museum of
Natural History, Hays, KS. The Sternberg Museum is open in a
spectacular new building on I-70. The museum houses some of the
best Cretaceous fossils plus walkthrough dioramas and a large
discovery room. Additionally, it has an outstanding changing
Indian Museum, Carson City, NV.
- Stowitts Museum and Library,
Pacific Grove, CA. In the process of archiving every past and
future exhibition, including catalog text online, and a favorite
links section called Culture Connections. The current (and
popular) exhibition, Nijinsky Dancing, is now online
- Strategic Air Command Museum
, Ashland, NE. Aviation and history museum about the U.S. Air
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- Strong Museum,
Rochester, NY. The nation's leading hands on history center for
kids of all ages. Step onto Sesame Street, run a kid-sized
supermarket, and more in kid-friendly exhibits. World-renowned
collections include toys, home furnishings, etc.
National Museum, South Bend, Indiana.
- Sun Gallery, Hayward,
CA. Sun Gallery, a community based visual arts center, with
exhibitions and educational programs that focus on the work of
contemporary Northern California artists.
House Museum, Clinton, MD. The country home of Mary Surratt,
the first woman executed by the federal government when found
guilty of conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate Abraham
- Tampa Museum of Art,
Tampa, FL. A cultural mecca located downtown along the scenic
Hillsborough River, the Tampa Museum of Art provides a broad range
of art-related experiences for visitors of all ages. One of the
Southeast’s finest museums, there are changing exhibitions that
range from contemporary to classic, and a renowned permanent
collection of Greek and Roman antiquities. Complementing these
exhibitions are a wide range of classes, lectures, lunchtime
seminars and walking tours. The Guilders Museum Store offers
unique gifts, books, jewelry & children’s items. Tampa
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Geological Museum, Casper, WY. The Tate Geological Museum is
situated on Casper College campus. Exhibits include dinosaurs,
mammals, marine reptiles and other fossils; a unique display of
Wyoming jade and an extensive mineral collection. On site fossil
preparation is visible to visitors through windows in the lab.
- Tech Museum of Innovation,
San Jose, California. Includes HyperTech
on-line interactive exhibits.
- Tehama County Museum,
Tehama, CA. A private non-profit foundation museum preserving and
exhibiting history of Tehama County, California.
- Telfair Museum of Art,
- Tempe Historical Museum
Includes online exhibits, a tour of our research holdings, and a
guide to local historic buildings
- Tennessee Valley
Railroad Museum, Chattanooga.
- Texas Memorial Museum,
Austin, TX. The Texas Memorial Museum serves the public by
preserving, studying, and interpreting the natural and cultural
heritage of Texas.
- Texas Military Forces
Museum , Austin, TX. The Texas Military Forces Museum presents
state military history from before the Texas Revolution through
modern operations of the Texas State and National Guard.
- Texas Seaport Museum,
Galveston, TX. Museum of the maritime commerce and the seafaring
legacy of Texas and the Gulf Coast. The ongoing restoration,
maintenance, operation, and interpretation of the 1877 iron barque
ELISSA is a central component of the museum
- Thames Science Center
The Thames Science Center is located in the Marriott Hotel complex
on the inner harbor in dowtown Newport. The museum offers changing
exhibitions, a learning lab and an extensive science store,
- The Air Zoo-Aviation History
Museum of Kalamazoo Michigan) , Kalamazoo, Mi. Flight-Ready
historical and restored aircraft, On-line tours and On-line
- The Alamo, San Antonio,
TX. A mission, a fortress, a shrine - The Alamo's past spans
nearly 300 years of history. Best remembered for the 1836 battle
where a small band of Texans withstood Santa Anna's army for 13
days, the Alamo stands as "The Cradle of Texas Liberty."
- The Albuquerque Museum,
Albuquerque, NM. Municipal museum featuring regional fine arts and
historical artifacts from the Middle Rio Grande Valley
- The Albuquerque Museum of
Art and History, Albuquerque, NM. Collections focus on art and
history of the Southwest with an emphasis on New Mexico. Also
included is an historic site, Casa San Ysidro, a recreation of an
18/19th century Spanish Colonial hacienda.
- The Aldrich Museum of
Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT.
- The American Museum
of Photography The American Museum of Photography calls itself
"A museum without walls...for an art without
boundaries." Web exhibits bring great images from the history
of photography to your computer screen from a private collection
of more than 5,000 photographs. You'll see everything from a
frontier town in America's Wild West to a century-old photo of
mischief in a Japanese restaurant...plus important early
portraits, landscapes, architectural images, art photography and
pioneering photo-journalism. Other features include information on
preserving photographs, an on-line bookstore, plus helpful
resources like an alphabetical guide to those bewildering 19th
century photographic processes.
- The Arts Online,
Online Only, CA. A site devoted to the online artistic community.
A place to join digests, submit artwork, chat, win contests, or
simply view the outstanding talent on the web! This is a VIRTUAL
- The Ballard
Istitute and Museum of Puppetry, Storrs, CT. The museum has
one of the largest collection of puppets in the world.
- The Bicycle Museum of
America, New Bremen, OH. The Bicycle Museum of America
displays over 150 bicycles, from one of the very first bicycles,
built c. 1816, to the high-tech mountain and race bikes of today
- The Byron Randall
Museum, Tomales, Ca. The history of Byron Randall and gives
over 50 examples of his work.
- The Carole and Barry
Kaye Museum of Miniatures, Los Angeles, CA. The largest
collection of contemporary miniatures in the world. Exhibits
include a complete recreation of the Vatican, Doge's Palace, Roman
Forum, and 350 other works created by miniaturist from around the
- The Children's
Museum, Seattle, WA. The Children's Museum is dedicated to
bringing children and adults together to learn about the world.
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- The Company of
Fifers and Drummers -- The Museum of Fife and Drum, Ivoryton,
CT. Museum, library and archives; to preserve and promote early
American martial music.
- The Connecticut Historical Society ,
Hartford, CT. Established in 1825, The Connecticut Historical
Society is a non-profit museum, library and education center which
collects, preserves and interprets the history of the diverse
people, past and present, who have made our state their home. The
museum's collections of Connecticut-related furniture, silver,
pewter, costumes, paintings, tavern signs, and graphic materials
are among the largest in existence. The library holds three
million manuscripts and nearly 100,000 volumes, including one of
the finest genealogy collections in New England.
- The Contemporary Museum,
Honolulu, HI. Founded 1988, rotating exhibits are of last 50 years
mostly. Member of Western Museum Group. Beautiful setting in hills
overlooking Honolulu, excellent cafe.
- The Corning Museum of Glass,
Corning, NY. The Museum houses over 29,000 objects representing
3,500 years of glassmaking; also houses the Rakow Library, the
most comprehensive research library in the world. Images of some
of the collection, and an extensive educational section called
"A Resource of Glass" that is used as a syllabus for
many schools and researchers. Recently added a new multi-million
dollar Innovation Center that represents key stories of inventions
and breakthroughs in glassmaking.
- The Currier Gallery of Art,
Manchester, NH. Northern New England's First Independent Art
Museum. An internationally renowned museum featuring European and
American paintings, decorative arts,and sculpture.
- The Discovery
Museums, Acton, Massachusetts. See the Children's
Museum and Science
Doors, advance, nc. Online art gallery featuring the works of
artists, poets and MIDI composers. Free service to artists. This
is a VIRTUAL museum.
- The Drop Zone Virtual
Museum , Fairfax Station , Va. Dedicated to preserving and
sharing WWII airborne history thru oral histories, photos,
artifacts. Besides the museum there is a virtual community which
enjoys the support of hundreds of WWII veterans and their
- The Ethel Wright
Mohamed Stitchery Museum, Belzoni, Mississippi. Know as the
Grandma Moses of stitchery, Ethel Wright Mohamed has painted with
beautiful and intricate stitches, the stories of her family on
fabric and has given us a history which now represents in many
ways the history of the Mississippi Delta and a past way of life.
- The Ethel Wright
Mohamed Stitchery Museum, Belzoni, Ms. Our museum is the
former home of Ethel W. Mohamed and she is known as the Grandma
Moses of Stitchery. She "painted with thread", on
fabric, with beautiful and intricate stitches, stories of her
family and ways of life in the Mississippi Delta.
- The Exploratorium,
San Francisco, CA. Sna Francisco's Museum of Science, Art and
Human Perception. The Exploratorium has over 650 exhibits in its
collection. It was founded in 1969 by physicist Frank Oppenheimer.
Its website includes resources for teachers, on-line exhibits and
- The Five Civilized Tribes
Museum , Muskogee, OK. Exists to preserve the culture, history
and art of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek/Muscogee, and
- The FOOD Museum,
Albuquerque, NM. Delightful and educational museum about food from
around the world. Many facts, photos, book reviews, and K-12
programs. Audience: adults and children, teachers and food
- The Fresno Metropolitan
Museum, Fresno, CA. At The Fresno Metropolitan Museum, we
offer the highest quality programs in art, history and science
that both reflect and celebrate the diversity of our region such
as the William Saroyan Gallery with over 700 objects from the
Pulitzer Prize winning author's life, and more!
- The Frick Art & Historical
Center, Pittsburgh, PA. The Frick Art & Historical Center
features 3 musuems-a restored Victorian mansion, an art museum and
an antique car museum on 5 1/2 acres of landscaped grounds.
- The Gibbes Museum of Art,
Charleston, SC. Built in 1905, the Gibbes Museum of Art represents
a long and impressive tradition of cultural leadership in historic
Charleston, providing residents and visitors to a distinguished
collection and an active, year-round schedule of exciting
exhibitions, programs and special events.
- The Golden
Era Museum, Coolidge, AZ. The Fred and Elaine Goulden toy
collection now open to the public. Several thousand toys and dolls
from 1890's cast iron to 1950-60s modern.
- The Hawaii Museum of
Flying, Honolulu, Hi. Aviation museum showcasing Hawaii.
Currently 5 aircraft and alot of flight related equipment (P3
Orion,F4N Phantom,A4E Skyhawks.located at Former NAS BARBERS PT.
- The Health Museum of
Cleveland , Cleveland, OH. First museum dedicated to providing
health education using vibrant, hands-on, interactive exhibits.
- The Heritage
of San Clemente & Visitor Center, San Clemente, Ca. Nixon
Western White House Exhibit, Surfing Extravaganza Exhibit,
Marine/Green Beret Exhibit.
Historical Museum at Fort Missoula, Missoula, MT. The
Historical Museum at Fort Missoula was established in 1975 to
collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Missoula County,
Fort Missoula, and the timber products industry in western Montana
for the education, recreation, and cultural enrichment of visitors
and area residents. The Museum has over 18,000 objects in its
collection, including 13 historic structures.
- The Hudson River Museum,
Yonkers, NY. Focuses on art, history and science with a Victorian
Mansion and a Planetarium and The Red Grooms Gift Shop, a pop art
installation. Collections include 18th and 19th century decorative
- The International
Museum of Ceramic Art, Alfred, NY. Significant portions of the
permanent collection show strength in the focus on American
ceramics from 1900 to the present; ceramics made by Alfred MFA
graduate students; pottery of the Ancient Americas, Chinese
pottery and porcelain, European dinnerware, Leach pottery,
Japanese ceramics by Rosanjin, Korean pottery from the United
Silla, Koryo and Yi dynasties, tiles, Glidden Ware, and
miscellaneous ceramics from many cultures and time periods.
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art including "The
Education Corner at the Ringling"
- The Johnny Gruelle
Raggedy Ann and Andy Museum , Arcola, Il. To commermorate the
life and times of the creator of RaggedyAnn and Andy.
- The Journey Museum,
Rapid City, SD. Experience the story of the West at this
state-of-the-art museum of discovery. From fossil beds to buffalo
hides, and from life-sized teepees to a homesteader's cabin, The
Journey makes history come alive.
- The Kansas Cosmosphere
and Space Center Museum, Hutchinson, KS. A chronicle of the
American space program with the world's largest collection of
space suits & Mercury, Gemini & Apollo spacecraft and
- The Latimer
Quilt & Textile Museum, Tillamook, OR. The Latimer Center
is a living arts center with active quilter and weaver groups. It
is also a quilt and textile museum with changing exhibits.
- The Latino Museum of
History, Art and Culture , Los Angeles, CA. The first museum
in the U.S. dedicated to presenting the contributions of Latino
culture in the Americas.
- The Library of Virginia,
Richmond, va. The Library of Virginia has served the archives and
research needs of Virginians since 1823. The Library hosts special
exhibits and displays of historic documents and artifacts. The
Digital Library Project currently provides access to more than 2
million digital images of historic materials.
- The Lightfactory,
Charlotte, North Carolina. Museum and gallery for the photographic
- The Living Word
National Bible Museum, Branson, MO. A non-profit, tax exempt,
educational museum, which preserves and celebrates the story of
how we got our Bible; featuring 75 ancient Bibles, 7 multimedia
presentations, and on-site tour guides.
- The Lyceum:
Alexandria's History Museum, Alexandria, VA. The Lyceum, with
its Greek Revival architecture, was the City of Alexandria,
Virginia's first intellectual and cultural center. Today it serves
as the comprehensive history museum for the City.
- The Mariners' Museum,
Newport News, VA. Largest International Maritime Museum in
America. Great Research Library, staffed with more than a dozen
people to help the public. Great online exhibits, and many
educational curriculums free for middle school students. Nearly
ALL of the 75,000 catalog cards for the Library are online...
- The Martin and Osa Johnson
Safari Museum , Chanute, KS. Martin and Osa Johnson were early
20th century explorers, film makers, naturalists, and authors.
This museum, located in Osa's hometown, showcases the Johnson's
remarkable achievements through their films, photographs, books,
and an unmatched collection of ethnographic art and artifacts.
- The Medina Railroad Museum,
Medina, NY. Railroad artifacts and memorabilia housed in the
largest single story wood frame freight depot built by NYC&HRR
in 1905. Running excursion trains.
- The Modern at Sundance Square ,
Fort Worth, TX. An annex of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
exhibiting modern and contemporary American and European painting,
sculpture, works on paper and photography. Located in the historic
1929 Sanger Building, listed on the National Register of Historic
- The Montclair Art Museum,
Montclair, NJ. The Montclair Art Museum has a respected national
and international reputation for its fine collection of American
art and Native American art and artifacts. The collection also
encompasses works on paper, sculptures, and costumes.
- The Museum at the Fashion
Institute of Technology, New York, NY. The Museum at the
Fashion Institute of Technology contains a repository of the
world's largest collection of costumes, textiles, and accessories.
The museum's galleries provide a unique showcase for a wide
spectrum of exhibitions relevant to fashion and its satellite
- The Museum of
disABILITY HISTORY, Buffalo, NY. Dedicated to the collection,
preservation and display of artifacts pertaining the history of
people with disabilities, the museum offers educational exhibits
and activities that expand community awareness.
- The Museum of Scientific Discovery,
Harrisburg, PA. A participatory science center with over 100
exhibits and daily public programs. On our web page, you can get a
sneak-peek of our museum and find out when special events are
- The Museum of the
Native American Resource Center, Pembroke, NC. The Museum of
the Native American Resource Center is a multi-faceted museum and
research institute of the University of North Carolina at
Navy Art Gallery, Washington , DC. The Navy Art Collection has
over 13,000 paintings, prints, drawings, and sculpture. It
contains depictions of naval ships, personnel, and action from all
eras of U.S. naval history, but due to the operation of the Combat
Art Program, the eras of World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam
War, and Desert Shield/Storm are particularly well represented.
- The Newark Museum,
Newark, NJ. The Newark Museum has the foremost collection of
American art (from the 18th to 20th century); Decorative Arts; the
Ballantine House (a restored 1885 mansion that is a National
Historic Landmark); Asian art, including the world-renowned
Tibetan art collection.
- The Noble Maritime
Collection, Staten Island, NY. An art and maritime history
museum, centered on the art and writings of John A. Noble
(1913-1983). Located on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural
- The Norton Simon,
Pasadena, CA. Considered one of los angeles' best. Few people are
so gifted as to leave an indelible mark on our cultural history.
Norton Simon was such a man. His art collection exhibited at the
Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, is one of the world's
finest and most prestigious. Its outstanding scope is matched only
by its superb quality, with more than two thousand years of
Western and Asian art represented.
Old Calculators Web Museum , Oregon City, Oregon. A detailed
look at examples of late mechanical and early electronic
calculators, from a technical point of view. Many examples of
historical and unique calculators from the late 1950's through the
- The Oliver House Museum,
Penn Yan, NY. Period house museum built in 1852 and home of the
Yates County Genealogical & Historical Society, Inc.
Repository for Yates County objects and archives.
- The Peace Museum,
Chicago, IL. The Peace Museum is a not-for profit cultural and
educational institution, located in Chicago, dedicated to the
curation of peace art and artifacts. The first and only museum of
it’s kind in the United States, our mission is to motivate
adults, teens and children to achieve creative solutions to the
problem of violence. The Peace Museum was founded in 1981 and has
continued to provide innovative programs and exhibits of art and
artifacts relating to peace and non-violence. The museum hosts
over 10,000 visitors each year and has four exhibitions each year.
The museums permanent collection includes John Lennon's guitar and
original hand written lyric's of the song “Sunday Bloody
Sunday” by U2 band member Bono.
- The Pensacola Museum of
Art , Pensacola, FL. Current exhibitions, classes, lectures,
- The Phillips
Collection, Washington, DC. This institution Has a permanent
collection of 19th and 20th century painting. There are frequent
special exhibits, programs, and chamber music.
- The Pierpont Morgan
Library, New York, NY. The Morgan Library is both a museum and
a center for scholarly research, the Morgan Library is an
extraordinary complex of buildings in the heart of New York City.
Changing exhibitions are drawn from the permanent collections and
from other museums and libraries providing access to some of the
Western world's most significant cultural artifacts.
- The Pittsburgh Children's
Museum, Pittsburgh, PA. Three floors of hands-on fun that is
great for the whole family.
Rankin Museum of American and Natural History, Ellerbe, NC.
Featuring 43 exhibits containing over 10,000 items: Natural
History, Archaeology, Paleontology, and Early American Heritage.
- The Raphael Collazo Museum,
New York, New York. Raphael Collazo, American (New York), born
Puerto Rico, 1943–1990. Abstract Expressionist painter
influenced by the Italian masters and the French 18th century
painters, particularly Watteau. This digital exhibition and
catalog contains images of over 200 works by the artist, including
many in the collections of 15 museums in the United States and
Puerto Rico. The web site is presented as a public service by The
Estate of Raphael Collazo.
- The San Diego Maritime
Museum, San Diego, CA. Presently the San Diego Maritime Museum¹s
fleet of historic ships includes the 1863 British barque Star of
India, the 1904 Scottish steam yacht Medea, and the 1898 San
Francisco steam ferryboat Berkeley.
- The Schiele Museum of
Natural History, Gastonia, NC. The museum includes a wide
variety of collections and exhibits as well as a planetarium and
beautiful Nature Trail. Learn about the areas history, both
natural and historical.
- The Skyscraper Museum,
New York, NY. The museum presents the construction history of the
skyscraper: one of the United States' most significant
contributions to 20th century world architecture and engineering
- The South
Carolina Gold Museum, Pickens, SC. Gold mining and prospecting
information on a world wide basis.
- The Soviet Military
Awards Page, Buffalo, NY. The Soviet Military Awards Page is
dedicated to providing information about military and labor awards
from the former Soviet Union. This is a VIRTUAL museum.
- The Tesla Museum and Library,
Colorado Springs, CO. Incredible inventions. Free electricity.
Time travel. Death rays. Ozone generators. Unlimited wireless
power anywhere on earth. Thought machines. Radio anti-gravity
airships. These were all part of Nikola Tesla's life. He is also
responsible for establishing alternating current as house current
instead of direct current that Edison was promoting. Check Tesla
out. He clearly was a man ahead of his time.
- The Textile Museum,
Washington, DC. Founded in 1925 The Textile Museum is devoted to
the study and presentation of handmade textile arts. The
collection focuses on non-Western historic and ethnographic rugs
- The United States Air
Force Museum, Dayton, OH. The Wright-Patterson Air Force
Museum contains the most complete collection of US military
aricraft extant. A history of flying beginning with the Wright
Brothers through the space program.
- The University of Iowa
Museum of Art , Iowa City, IA. See selections from the more
than 9000 works of art in the Permanent Collection including
paintings, sculpture, prints, photographs, textiles, ceramics,
silver and jade from cultures around the world, ancient and
contemporary, plus special exhibitions and programs throughout the
- The University of Kansas Natural
History Museum, Lawrence, KS. The museum discovers, documents,
and disseminates knowledge about the earth's biological diversity,
past and present, through exhibits, graduate and undergraduate
education, research, and public service programs.
- The US Department of
Interior Museum, Washington, DC. The Museum features
collections from various DOI agencies covering topics such as
mining and geology, water reclamation, western expansion, and
Native American tribes. The Interior Museum's collections also
contain fine art by some of America's best. The gallery of the
museum regularly hosts visisting exibits by different artists. It
is free and open to the public.
- The Virtual Smithsonian,
Washington, DC. A virtual version of the Smithsonian's 150th
Anniversary traveling exhibit, implemented with the most advanced
3D and video technology available, shows what will be possible
when the next generation of internet becomes a reality.
WalkerAfrican-American Museum & Resarch Center, Las Vegas,
NV. The museum is located in a temporary site, with its current
exhibit consisting of "Black Memorabilia" reflecting our
history through dolls, photos, stamps, books, magazines, newspaper
articles, prints, autographs, celebrity food items, sports
memorabilia, figurines, art, political memorabilia, etc. Items
date back to the late 1800's, locally, nationally, and
- The Walters Art Gallery,
Baltimore, MD. The Walters Art Gallery is a public art museum
located in Baltimore's historic Mt. Vernon Cultural District. Its
permanent collection ranges from ancient to medieval art and
manuscripts to decorative objects, Asian art and Old Master and
19th-century paintings. Established by father and son collectors
William and Henry Walters, the Walters Art Gallery is recognized
internationally as one of the foremost art museums in the United
- The Ward Museum of Wildfowl
Art, Salisbury, MD. Home to the world's most comprehensive
collection of wildfowl carving, The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art
invites you to explore this unique, indigenous North American art
form from antique working decoys to internationally acclaimed
contemporary sculptures and paintings.
Wayne County Historical Museum, Richmond, IN. The Wayne County
Historical Museum has an excellent pioneer collection as well as
an eclectic assortment of items gathered by the founder during her
travels in the early 20th century. These items include an Egyptian
mummy, a samurai warrior’s uniform, in addition to historical
transportation vehicles, pottery, and an excellent current exhibit
of historical costume.
- The World Museum of Mining,
Butte, MT. The World Museum Of Mining, a national historical site,
is dedicated to preserving the mining, ethnic, and social history
of Butte, Montana.
- Three Rivers Children's
Museum, Richland, WA. A hands-on educational facility designed
for children ages 2-12 open year round offering a safe and secure
- Tigertail Virtual Museum,
Virtual... a north pole site, . 1500 fine images from 1400 to the
present each restored to try to create the original image. This is
a VIRTUAL museum.
- Timexpo Museum, Middlebury,
CT. The Timexpo Museum scheduled to open in late 1998, will allow
the visitor to travel from the history of Timex and its
predecessor Waterbury Clock Company, to ways of experiencing time,
to the possible voyages of the ancient world.
- Timken Museum of Art ,
San Diego, CA. Timken Museum of Art in San Diego. Most of the
collection is online with annotation, in an easy 'pamphlet'
- Tinker Swiss Cottage
Museum, Rockford, Illinois. Visitors to this web site can take
a panoramic virtual reality tour of this historical structure
located in Rockford, Illinois. QuickTime VR software was used to
create the 360 degree panoramic views of the interior and exterior
of the cottage.
- Toaster Museum Foundation,
Charlottesville, VA. A site devoted to educating, entertaining,
and enlightening visitors about the history and cultural
importance of the bread toaster.
- Toledo Museum of Art,
Toledo, OH. The Museum's collection contains more than 30,000
works of art and is highly regarded for its extensive glass
collection as well as for its European and American paintings,
Greek vases, graphic arts, and decorative arts.
- Toledo's Attic,
Toledo, OH. This virtual museum is a result of combined efferts of
the University of Toledo and the Lucas County Maumee valley
- Torpedo Factory Art
Center, Alexandria, VA. Built in 1918 to manufacture torpedo
shell cases, the building is now one of the largest art centers in
the world, providing work and exhibition space for more than 155
artists. The Torpedo Factory is also home to five cooperative
galleries, a professional art school, and the Alexandria
- Trenton Police
Museum, Trenton, NJ. The Trenton Police Museum tells the 200+
year history of the Trenton Police Department, through the use of
many vintage photographs and Tables. Ideal for children and adults
- Troy's River Spark
Visitor Center, Troy, NY. Historical exhibits and interactive
displays focusing on the history of labor and industry in Troy and
the surrounding region.
- Truly Virtual
Web Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV. Virtual reality galleries of
digital art as contribution to indigenous Web cyber culture. This
is a VIRTUAL museum.
- Truman Library &
Museum, Independence, MO. Exhibits and collections related to
the Presidency and life and times of Harry S. Truman, 33rd
President of the United States.
- Turn Of The Century
Electrotherapy Museum , Loxahatchee, FL. Quack Medical
Devices, "Violet Ray" Devices, Antique Tesla Coils,
Faradic Medical Batteries, Diathermy Machines, Arc Lamps,
Magneto-Electric Machines, and more "shocking" and
sometimes hilarious devices thought to cure disease. This is a
Air Force Museum, Dayton, OH. The Air Force Museum houses a
large collection of aircraft, engines and aviation equipment
dating from the turn of the century to the present.
- U.S. Space & Rocket Center,
Huntsville, AL. The Center houses the largest collection of
missiles & rockets in the world. Includes Saturn V, full
Shuttle stack, Apollo 16 capsule, Sky Lab trainer. Also home of
Space Shot, a 4-G simulator.
- UCLA Fowler Museum of
Cultural History, Westwood, CA. The UCLA Fowler Museum of
Cultural History celebrates the diverse cultures and rich visual
arts found throughout the world. Considered one of the world's
leading university-based museums, and one of the foremost
publishers of publications on non-Western arts and material
culture, the Fowler Museum has established a permanent collection
of more than 750,000 objects.
- Umatilla County
Historical Society Museum , Pendleton, OR. History museum
depicting the local history of Umatilla County, Oregon.
- United States Holocaust Memorial
Museum, Washington DC.
- Univ. of
IA Hospitals & Clinics Medical Museum, Iowa City, IA. The
UIHC Medical Museum presents changing exhibitions on contemporary
health topics which incorporate an historical perspective. The
museum collections include approximately 4,000 artifacts, 1,000
books, and 1,000 photographs and documents.
- University Art Museum,
Albany, New York.
- University Museum, Southern
Illinois University at Carbondale , Carbondale, IL. This web
site is dedicated to open communication, interactive problem
solving, data gathering, resource sharing, and professional
Museums, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS. of special
note are the D. M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman
Antiquities, the Millington-Barnard Collection of 19th-century
scientific apparatus and collections of American southern, West
African and Caribbean folk art, also dolls and decorative arts
- University of
Alaska Museum Natural and cultural heritage.
- University of
Arizona Museum of Art, . Includes a Permanent
- University of Arkansas
Museum, Fayetteville. Anthropology, archeology, ethnology,
history, geology, zoology.
- University of Kansas
Museum of Anthropology , Lawrence, KS. Collections from around
the world, both ethnographic and archaeological, highlight the
diversity of human cultures. The Museum is about people--how they
make their living, how they communicate and get along with each
other, and what they believe. Permanent and temporary exhibits are
housed in historic Spooner Hall on the University of Kansas
campus. Educational programs for children and adults are offered.
Collections include American Indian beadwork and baskets, African
masks, Australian aboriginal bark paintings, Arctic hunting and
fishing equipment, native South American material culture, Pre-Columbian
pottery from Costa Rica and many other artifacts.
- University of Michigan
Museum of Anthropology Archaeological, ethnographic and
- University of Michigan
Museum of Art, Michigan.
of Missouri, Museum of Art and Archaeology, Columbia, MO. The
Museum's collection, over 13,000 objects, is strong in classical
art and archaeology, as well as European and American art from the
15th c. to the present. This site includes exhibit information, a
virtual exhibit of Roman Coins and an extensive museum education
- University of Nebraska State
Museum, Lincoln, NE. Natural history museum with collections
& exhibits worldwide in scope but emphasizing the natural
history of the state of Nebraska & the Great Plains. Research
dvisions include anthropology, botany, entomology, parasitology,
vertebrate paleontology and zoology.
- University of Oregon
Museum of Art, Eugene, OR. As the largest state-supported Art
Museum in Oregon, the University of Oregon Museum of Art houses
over 12,500 works of art, including premier Asian and Pacific
Northwest collections. Museum store and fountain courtyard on
- University of
Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology,
Philadelphia, PA. Has sponsored over 300 expeditions around the
world and have artifacts from every inhabited continent.
- University of
Washington Fish Collection, Seattle, Washington. Includes a search
gateway to the collection
database (30,000 records).
- University of Wisconsin
Stevens Point Museum of Natural History, Stevens Point, WI.
Exhibits feature rocks and minerals, wildlife of North America and
Africa, a fully articulated Allosaurus, and large bird egg
collection. Two new African savanna dioramas include lion, cape
buffalo, crocodile, hyena, and several antelope. Admission is
of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY. The UWAM is an educational
institution with a mission to collect, preserve, exhibit, and
interpret a broad spectrum of visual arts of the highest quality
and of national importance that expands awareness and
understanding of all of the visual arts and its impact on our
culture for Wyoming's residents.
- USS Bowfin Submarine
Museum & Park, Honolulu, HI. Dive into the intriguing
history of the submarine known as the "Pearl Harbor
Avenger," USS Bowfin (SS-287).
- USS Constellation,
Baltimore, MD. The USS Constellation is the last all-sail warship
built for the US Navy and the only Civil War era vessel afloat.
- Utah Museum of Fine Arts
With links to other museums in Utah.
- Utah Museum of
Natural History, Salt Lake City. Includes the natural history
Museum and Historical Archive, Valdez, Alaska.
Forge Historical Society Museum, Valley Forge . See George
Washington at Valley
Lear Historical Society Miners' Museum, Van Lear, KY. Early
1930s coal-mining in eastern Kentucky. Numerous old photographs
and history. The Website describes this non-profit
"Bootstrap" museum effort to preserve the history of
this once-thriving mining town.
- Varnum House Museum,
Varnum Military Museum , East Greenwich, RI. The Varnum House
Museum is the 1773 Federal Mansion built by Revolutionary War
General James Mitchell Varnum, and is furnished as he would have
had it. Includes period gardens in grounds of one acre. The Varnum
Memorial Armory & Military Museum contains military artifacts
from 15th century to 20th century.
- Vatican Art, Pittsburgh,
PA. Art masterpieces from the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel.
- Ventura County Museum of History
& Art, Ventura, CA. The Ventura County Museum of History
& Art presents the history and art of Ventura County,
California through a long-term exhibit titled "Ventura County
in the New West." A smaller gallery features approximately
five temporary exhibits per year on various subjects relating the
county and California. The Smith Gallery exhibits the George
Stuart Collection of Historical Figures, one-quarter life-size
portraits of notable figures in world history.
- Vermont Historical Society
Museum, Montpelier, VT. The Vermont Historical Society
collects, preserves, and interprets Vermont history for use,
education, and enjoyment by present and future generations.
- Vernon Wood Museum of
Art, Dayton , NV. The Vernon Wood Museum is in the early
stages of being built . The Web page Museum has been a big help in
letting people know who Vernon Wood was .
- Vietnam Era Educational Center ,
Holmdel, NJ. The Vietnam Era Educational Center is dedicated to
collecting, preserving and presenting a factual history about the
Vietnam Era and those impacted by it.
- Views Of The
Solar System, Los Alamos National Laboratory.
- Vintage Flying
Museum, Meacham Field - Fort Worth Texas. Here you can see
vintage aircraft, antique vehicles & support equipment
displayed in a nostalgic B-29 hanger
- Virginia Museum of Fine
Arts, Richmond, Virginia.
- Virginia Museum of Natural History,
Martinsville, VA. Virginia Museum of Natural History is the state
museum offering exhibits, programs for adults and children,
publications, special events. Seven research scientists on staff.
Computer History Museum Historical
- Virtual Museum of
Achievement, The American Academy of Achievement.
Museum of Coal Mining in Western Pennsylvania, New Alexandria,
PA. The coal mines and coal patches of western Pennsylvania, with
miners names for some patches.
Miami, FL. Vizcaya is a museum for the European decorative arts
with period rooms in the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and
Neo-classic style. It is located in an Italian Renaissance style
villa that was built between 1914 and 1916 as the winter residence
of the industrialist James Deering. The villa is surrounded by
- W.M. Keck Museum,
Reno, NV. The museum displays minerals, ore specimens, fossils and
mining history objects, and is home to part of the Mackay Family
Silver, created by Tiffany & Co.
- Wadsworth Atheneum,
- Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN. Contemporary Arts Museum.
- Walter Anderson
Museum of Art, Ocean Springs, MS. The Walter Anderson Museum
of Art is dedicated to the display of the interdisciplinary art of
Walter Inglis Anderson, American master painter and naturalist.
- War Eagles Air
Museum, Santa Teresa, NM. World War II and Korean conflict era
flying museum. Many interesting pictures.
- Washington National
Cathedral, Washington, DC.
- Washington State Museum
of History and Industry, Seattle, WA. Exhibits feature
Northwest themes such as the Alaska gold rush.
- Washington State Railroads
Historical Society Museum, Pasco, WA. The WSRHS is dedicated
to preserving the history of "All" the railroads that
helped build the State of Washington. From the Great Northern
Railway in the north, the Milwaukee Road in the middle, to the
Northern Pacific, Union Pacific, and SP&S Railway.
- Watch and Clock Museum of the
NAWCC , Columbia, PA. A museum detailing the history and
technology of timekeeping.
- Waterloo Village
Representing 300 years of Native American, Colonial, and 19th
century Canal history.
- Wayne County Historical
Society Museum, Lyons, NY. The Wayne County Historical Society
Museum is housed in a former county jail and attached sheriff's
home. Built in 1854, it now houses permanent and changing exhibits
that represent the industry and people of Wayne County, New York.
- Weaving Art Museum and
Research Institute, San Francisco, CA. This sites fascinating
graphics and layout present the words tapestry, kelim, weaving and
rug with a new level of and appreciation. Intriguing images of
rare historic eastern Mediterranean area weavings are shown and
examined in the commentary provided for each display,
- Wenham Museum, Wenham,
MA. A delightful Museum of Family Life, offering visitors a
historic view of how we have lived, worked, dressed and played
from the 17th-century to today.
- West Point Museum,
West Point, NY. The oldest and largest diversified public
collection of militaries in the Western Hemisphere. Located at the
United States Military Academy
Valley Museum, Woodland Hills, CA. Early photos of the West
San Fernando Valley, artifacts and postal history.
- West Virginia State Museum,
Charleston, WV. Collections and exhibits of West Virginia history
and artwork. The Museum and its holdings are housed in The
Cultural Center at the State Capitol, Charleston West Virginia.
- Western Aerospace Museum,
Oakland, CA. Museum of aviation and aerospace with emphasis on
aerospace and aviation of northern California. 24 airplanes,
exhibits, gift shop, videos.
- Western Museum of Scouting,
Los Angeles, Ca. History of Scouting from 1899 to present day.
- Westford Museum,
Westford, MA. Perpetually changing artifacts and photographs chart
the growth of this pretty and prosperous town. Cultural events
include lectures, craft demonstrations, folk concerts and an
annual Edgar Allen Poe commemorative evening.
- Westmoreland Museum of
American Art, Greensburg, PA. From smoky cityscapes and rural
splendors, to heroes of history and toys from yesteryear -- it can
all be found at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, located
35 miles east of Pittsburgh in Greensburg. Pennsylvania.
- Westville, Lumpkin, GA.
Living History museum depicting life in the pre industrial south
prior to 1850. contains 38 buildings, and has craftsmen
demonstrating daily activities. Newsweek called Westville one of
the ten best out-of-the-way museums in the USA.
- Wexner Center for the Arts,
- Whatcom Museum of History
& Art, Bellingham, WA. The Whatcom Museum of History &
Art's four-building campus includes Bellingham's Old City Hall, a
Victorian landmark built in 1892, the Syre Education Center, the
ARCO Exhibits Building and the Whatcom Children's Museum. The main
Museum features temporary and permanent exhibitions of
contemporary art and regional history. Open Tue-Sun 12-5.
Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA. The Whatcom Museum
of History and Art's four-building campus includes Old City Hall,
a Victorian landmark built in 1892, the Syre Education Center, the
ARCO Exhibition Galley and the Whatcom Children's Museum. The main
Museum features temporary and permanent exhibitions of
contemporary art and regional history. Open Tue-Sun 12-5.
- WHEELS Museum,
Albuquerque, NM. The Albuquerque Urban Council proposal to develop
a $30 million dollar working museum and exhibit space in downtown
House Virtual Tours, Washington.
- Whitman Mission National
Historical Site, Walla Walla, WA. The mission of Marcus and
Narcissa Whitman at Waiilatpu was an important way station in the
early days of the Oregon Trail. The Whitmans labored to bring
Christianity to the Cayuse, but deep cultural differences and a
measles epidemic led to violence in the area.
- Whitney Museum of
American Art, New York City. See also Hollywood
Archaeology artist's WWW project.
- Widbey ISLAND center for
the ARTS, Whidbey, WA. Whidbey Island center for the Arts,
LOCAL artists and information.
World , Gering, NE. Featuring animals found in the North
Platte Valley along the Oregon Trail in the 1850's and over 300
fasinating exotic animals from other parts of the world, past and
present. The Baluchithere, a prehistoric rhinoceros, who roamed
the Earth 25 million years ago is on exhibit along with other
prehistoric animals and fossils.
House Museum, Grafton, MA. Over 70 Willard clocks are
exhibited in the birthplace and original workshop of the Willard
clockmakers, along with family portraits, furnishings and other
Willard family heirlooms.
Hammond Mathers Museum, Indiana University . Departments of
Anthropology, Folklore, and History
Churchill Memorial & Library in the U.S., Fulton, MO. The
Christopher Wren designed church of St. Mary the Virgin,
Aldermanbury moved from London to Fulton. Below an extensive
museum devoted to Sir Winston S. Churchill, Wren, WWII and the
- Winterthur Meseum,
Wilmington, DE. The former country estate of Henry Francis du
Pont, Winterthur is a museum filled with his collection of
American decorative arts made or used in America between 1640 and
1860; a 60-acre garden that features color throughout the year;
and a research library for the study of American art and material
Museum, Holyoke, MA. An elegant Beaux Arts mansion,
Wistariahurst was home to two generations of silk manufacturers in
Holyoke. Collections include decorative arts, furnishings,
paintings, historic textiles and archival materials.
Miami Beach, FL. The Wolfsonian holds more than 70,000 objects
predominantly from North America and Europe, providing rich
evidence of the cultural, political, and technological changes
that swept the world in the century preceding the end of World War
II. The collection features furniture, decorative arts, industrial
design, paintings, sculpture, architectural models, works on
paper, books, and ephemera.
- WonderLab Museum of Science,
Health and Technology, Bloomington, IN. Hands-on excitement
for children and their families within a few blocks of Indiana
- Wooden Nickel Historical
Museum, San Antonio, TX. Collection of Wooden Nickels in
- Woodlands Science and Art
Center, The Woodlands, TX. We are a non-profit corporation
dedicated to bringing science and the arts to The Woodlands (about
25 miles north of Houston). Our goal is to have our own building
in the near future -- a science activity center for student field
trips during the week and a performance space for plays and music
in the evenings and on weekends. For the time being we're hosting
local science lectures and performance events.
- Worcester Art Museum,
- World Kite Museum,
Long Beach, WA. Art, history and science make the World Kite
Museum an amazing place to visit, unique experience, a museum that
is "fun." Kites from around the world, Japan, China,
Indonesia, United States and many more countries.
- Wright Museum,
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. A museum of American enterprise.
- Wyandotte Museum,
Wyandotte, MI. Restored 1896 Victorian home serves as the City of
Wyandotte's historical museum.
- Wylie House Museum,
- WyoBraska Natural History
Museum, GERING , NE. The museum has over 250 species of
mounted wildlife, most of which are full mounts, displayed in
their natural habitat. A replica of the Baluchithere, the largest
mammal ever to walk the earth, shown actual size 19ft.high and
- Wyoming Dinosaur Center,
Thermopolis, WY. Fossil life & exhibits, full size dinosaur
skeletons; preparation laboratory (visitors may watch); active dig
sites, dig site tours, dig-for-a-day programs, kids' programs,
State Museum, Cheyenne. The Wyoming State Museum interprets
the history and prehistory of the state of Wyoming
- Yakima Valley Museum,
displays, including natural history, Native American culture,
fruit industry, early pioneer life, and horse-drawn vehicles.
- Yakima Valley
Rail and Steam Museum, Toppenish, WA. Since a rather humble
beginning, the Museum Association has expanded into a successful
organization that oversees 45 miles of track known as the
Toppenish, Simcoe and Western Railroad, as well as the restoration
of historic Northern Pacific Steam Engine
- Yale Center for British Art,
New Haven, CT. The YCBA holds one of the most comprehensive
collections of British Art outside of London. The Center places
special emphasis on art from the 17th Century to the present.
- Yale Peabody Museum of
Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Over 11
million specimens/objects from the curatorial disciplines of
Anthropology, Botany, Vertebrate Paleontology, Vertebrate Zoology,
Pale botany, Entomology, Invertebrate Zoology, Invertebrate
Paleontology, Mineralogy, Historical Scientific Instruments,
University Art Gallery
- Yeshiva University Museum,
New York, NY. Yeshiva University Museum (YUM) collects, preserves
and interprets over 3,000 years of Jewish life, history, art and
culture. It has attracted renown for its scholarly publications
and changing exhibitions which reveal the panoramic landscape of
- ZEUM, San Francisco, CA.
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