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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related artifacts and exhibits, and the honoring of persons who have excelled in playing, managing, and serving the sport.

Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks
The Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks (nicknamed and marketed as The Wild Center) is a natural history museum that opened July 4, 2006 in New York state's Adirondack Park. The museum was designed by The Office of Charles P. Reay with the St. Louis architectural firm HOK. The museum occupies a 31 acre site in the town of Tupper Lake, New York, the approximate geographic center of the six million acre (24,000 km²) Adirondack Park.

Los Alamos Historical Museum
The Los Alamos Historical Museum is housed in the historic Guest House, located next to Fuller Lodge, of Los Alamos Ranch School, which was General Leslie Groves's favorite place to stay during the Manhattan Project.

Crane House and Museum
The Crane House is a federal-style home located at 110 Orange Road in Montclair, New Jersey. The house has had a rich history and is currently renowned as a symbol of Northern New Jersey’s distinctive heritage. It is listed on several State and the Federal historic registries.

Museum of Northwest Art
The Museum of Northwest Art (also referred to as MoNA) is an art museum located in La Conner, Washington, and is focused on the Northwest School art movement, which had its peak in the mid-20th century. The Museum was founded by Art Hupy in 1981. It moved to its present building in 1995.

Fort Lewis Military Museum
Fort Lewis Military Museum is a military museum at Fort Lewis in Washington. It is housed in the historic former Red Shield Inn, which can be seen prominently from Interstate 5. Inside the museum are collections of uniforms and equipment, and on the surrounding grounds are a collection of military vehicles and weapons including a Nike-Hercules Missile and an Honest John rocket.

Museum of the Marine
The Museum of the Marine is a museum under development in Jacksonville, North Carolina, home of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. The museum will provide exhibits on individual Marines, Marine units, Marine families and support to Marines by local communities.

International Civil Rights Center and Museum
The International Civil Rights Center and Museum is a museum, currently under construction, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Located in the building formerly home to the Woolworth's where the Greensboro sit-ins took place in 1960 by four students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T), the museum is intended to memorialize the actions of these four men and the others around the country who took part in the sit-ins and civil rights movement.

Museum of Radio and Technology
The Museum of Radio and Technology, located on the western fringes of Ritter Park in Huntington, West Virginia, offers numerous displays and exhibits. It is the only such museum of its type within the state.


20th Century Technology Museum
The 20th Century Technology Museum is located in Wharton, Texas and displays examples of technology from the 20th century. The museum is a non-profit organization and opened its gallery in July 2005 on the first floor of the former Wharton County Jail, which was constructed in 1888.

Texas Memorial Museum
The Texas Memorial Museum is the main exhibit hall of the Texas Natural Science Center at the University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas, USA. The center has produced a collection of 5.7 million specimens in the disciplines of paleontology, geology, biology, herpetology, ichthyology and entomology. The museum has 75,000 visitors annually.

Charleston Museum
The Charleston Museum was the first museum built in America. It is located in the Downtown Historic District of Charleston, South Carolina. The Museum was started in 1773.

National Cowboys of Color Museum
The National Cowboys of Color Museum and Hall of Fame, is a museum and hall of fame in Fort Worth, Texas. It "acknowledges the contributions of Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, European Americans, and African Americans in the settlement of the Western American Frontier."

Mississippi Musicians Hall
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame located in Clinton, Mississippi, honors its native sons who carried the state's celebrated music heritage. It's a "who's who" of the blues, rock and roll, and jazz from their beginnings to present day.

Dickinson Museum Center
The Dickinson Museum Center is an organization that preserves and presents history through a museum complex in Dickinson, North Dakota. The organization operates the museum center, which serves as a history museum for the city of Dickinson, Stark County, and Southwest North Dakota. The museum's Executive Director, Danielle Stuckle, is also the Historic Preservationist for the City of Dickinson.

Montgomery County Historical Society
Montgomery County Historical Society is designated as official historian of Montgomery County, Ohio and Miami Valley heritage. In 1896, a group of citizens gathered at the Old Court House in Dayton, Ohio to create an organization dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of the Miami Valley.

Adena Mansion
Adena Mansion was built for Thomas Worthington by Benjamin Latrobe. It is located west of downtown Chillicothe, Ohio, United States. The property surrounding the mansion included the location of the first mound found to belong to the Adena culture (see Ohio History Central) and thus the Adena people were named after Adena Mansion. Adena Mansion is often open for visitors for a small fee.

Oaks House Museum
The Oaks House Museum, located at 823 North Jefferson Street in Jackson, Mississippi, is the former home of Jackson Mayor James Hervey Boyd (1809-77) and his wife Eliza Ellis Boyd and their family. Having survived the burning of Jackson during the Civil War, "The Oaks" is one of the oldest structures in the city. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Mississippi Landmark.

Arab American National Museum
The Arab American National Museum, located in Dearborn, Michigan, is the first of its kind and opened May 5, 2005. The museum features two permanent exhibits. The first floor features the contributions of the Arab civilization to science, medicine, mathematics, architecture, and the decorative arts.

Kalamazoo Valley Museum
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum is a "hands-on" museum located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. The museum is largely aimed at families, and focuses on science, technology, and history. The museum is operated by Kalamazoo Valley Community College, and admission to the facility is free.

CIA Museum
The CIA Museum, administered by the Center for the Study of Intelligence, is the primary national archive for the collection, preservation, documentation and exhibition of intelligence artifacts, culture, and history. The Museum Collection, which currently numbers 3,500 items, is held in trust for the American people. Because the museum is not open to the public, the CIA Museum develops public exhibitions in partnership with the Presidential Libraries and other major museums and institutions in order to promote a wider understanding of the craft of intelligence and its role in the broader American experience.

United States National Slavery Museum
The United States National Slavery Museum is a non-profit organization based in Fredericksburg, Virginia, that is fundraising and campaigning to establish a national museum on slavery in America. It is planning to open in 2008 as the only museum in the United States, among more than 16,000, that has as its primary mission education, re-education, and policy formation regarding slavery in America and its enduring legacy.

New Hampshire Farm Museum
New Hampshire Farm Museum is a farm museum in Milton, New Hampshire, USA. Three centuries of New Hampshire rural life are presented in the historic farmhouse. The museum includes a 104 foot long three-story great barn with collection of agricultural machinery, farm tools, sleighs and wagons. There are also live farm animals, a nature trail and a museum shop.

Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences
The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences was opened and dedicated at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1975. It was developed to display the health sciences in the areas of education, research, and practice in the U.S. with special emphasis on the state of Alabama and its contributors to the practice of medicine. It houses a combined collection of rare and important medical books and manuscripts—dating to the Middle Ages—and equipment, instruments, and objects from the health sciences. It also houses manuscript collections with an emphasis on the health science fields.

Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum
The Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum, dedicated to the works of Alabama author, storyteller, and journalist Kathryn Tucker Windham, is located on the Thomasville campus of Alabama Southern Community College.

Alaska State Troopers Museum
The Alaska State Troopers Museum is a small museum in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, operated by the Fraternal Order of Alaska State Troopers.

Isabel Miller Museum
The Isabel Miller Museum is the city museum of Sitka in the U.S. state of Alaska. Run by the Sitka Historical Society, it is located in the Harrigan Centennial Hall in downtown Sitka.

Arizona State Museum.
The Arizona State Museum. (ASM), founded in 1893, was originally a repository for the collection and protection of archaeological resources. Today, however, ASM stores artifacts, exhibits them and provides education and research opportunities. It was formed by authority of the Arizona State Legislature. The Museum is operated by the University of Arizona, and is located in Tucson.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is one of the most visited attractions in Tucson, Arizona. Founded in 1952, it combines the attractions of a zoo, museum, and botanical garden. Its focus is the plants and animals that live in the Sonoran Desert, and it was a pioneer in the creation of naturalistic enclosures for its animals.

Marine Corps Legacy Museum
The Marine Corps Legacy Museum is located on the northwest corner of the Town Square in Harrison, Arkansas, United States. The museum contains exhibits and artifacts relating to the heritage and history of the U. S. Marine Corps.

Maynard Pioneer Museum
The Maynard Pioneer Museum and Park is a museum and park located within Maynard, Arkansas. Established in 1979, the centerpiece is a log cabin dating to the late 19th and early 20th century, with original furnishings and historic newspaper clippings. There are also a variety of period photographs donated by local Randolph County residents. An annex was built in 1982, housing various examples of period furniture and other objects. A souvenir shop is at the back of the annex. Several other historic buildings are nearby.

Golden State Model Railroad Museum
The Golden State Model Railroad Museum is an operating model railroad exhibit located in Point Richmond, California, within the boundary of the Miller/Knox Regional Shoreline park. It is located in the Brickyard Cove area and features dozens of realistic city and country scenes, with trains from different eras running on several layouts in different scales. It is on the US National Register of Historic Places.

Portuguese Historical Museum
The Portuguese Historical Museum in San Jose, California, USA opened in 1997, and is a replica of the first permanent império (religious and cultural buildings primarily in the Azores) built in San Jose circa 1915. It is one of the featured attractions within History Park at Kelley Park.

WOW! Children's Museum
WOW! Children’s Museum is an interactive museum located in Lafayette, Colorado. It was founded in 1996 and it aims to educate children in the areas of arts, sciences, life, and other subjects through exhibits children can play with, touch, and discover.

John Young Museum
The John Young Museum of Art is located on the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Krauss Hall at 2500 Dole Street Honolulu, HI 96822. The museum consists of two galleries - one of Asian art and one of tribal art. Most of the works on display were donated by the American/Hawaiian artist John Chin Young (1909-1997).

Museum of Outdoor Arts
Museum of Outdoor Arts is a non-profit museum and gallery based in Englewood, Colorado at 1000 Englewood Parkway, Englewood, CO 80110. It was founded in 1981 by John W. Madden, Jr. and his daughter, Cynthia Madden Leitner.

New England Civil War Museum
The New England Civil War Museum was established in March of 1994. It is housed in the Memorial Building in Rockville, Connecticut. The hall is comprised of the Grand Hall, an outer room and a kitchen. This Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Hall is still fully intact with all of its relics (the most identified collection in Connecticut), including prints, paintings, lithographs, photos, and original papers. The museum has a large collection of Civil War items and is a repository of information relating to the Grand Army of the Republic.

Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum
Located in a residential area in Bristol, Connecticut, the Witch's Dungeon Classic Movie Museum housed in a small swiss chalet style building, suitable for a witch, is a tribute to classic movie monsters that has been in existence for over 40 years. Since its founding, it has been a Halloween staple in Connecticut that is visited by people from all over the country.

Zwaanendael Museum
Built in 1931 in Lewes, Delaware, the Zwaanendael Museum was created to honor the 300th anniversary of Delaware's first European settlement, Zwaanendael, founded 1631. The museum models the City Hall in Hoorn, the Netherlands. It has 17th century Dutch elements such as stepped facade gable, terra cotta roof tiles, carved stonework, and decorated shutters.

Winterthur Museum
Winterthur Museum and Country Estate is an American estate and museum in Winterthur, near Greenville, Delaware, now housing one of the most important collections of Americana in the country. It was the former home of Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969), a renowned antiques collector and horticulturist. Until recently, it was known as the "Henry Francis DuPont Winterthur Museum."

Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
The Margaret Mitchell House and Museum was the home of author Margaret Mitchell. Located Midtown Atlanta at 990 Peachtree Street, Georgia, the house was known as the Crescent Apartments when she and her husband lived in Apt. 1 on the ground floor from 1925 to 1932.

Ty Cobb Museum
The Ty Cobb Museum is a museum located in Royston, Georgia, that honors Baseball Hall of Fame player Tyrus Raymond Cobb. The museum contains art and memorabilia, film, video, books and historical archives of Cobb as well as several other notable people from Franklin County, Georgia.

Elliott Museum
The Elliott Museum, located at 825 N.E. Ocean Boulevard, on Hutchinson Island near Stuart, Florida, United States, houses one of the finest collections of American antiques, decorative arts, baseball memorabilia and vintage automobiles that celebrate the Golden Age of American creativity, and of course, local and Florida history.

Amelia Island Museum
The Amelia Island Museum of History is located at 233 South Third Street, Fernandina Beach, Florida. It houses exhibits focusing on the history of Nassau County, Florida and is situated inside the old Nassau county jail

Lyman House Memorial Museum
The Lyman House Memorial Museum, also known as the Lyman Museum, is a Hilo, Hawaii-based natural history museum founded in 1931 in the Lyman family mission house, originally built in 1839. In the late 1960s noted architect Vladimir Ossipoff designed and built a Museum building adjacent to the mission house. Upon its completion, the Museum moved there and expanded its exhibits.

Burpee Museum of Natural History
The Burpee Museum of Natural History is located along the Rock River in downtown Rockford, Illinois at 737 North Main Street.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum documents the life of the 16th U.S. President, Abraham Lincoln, and the course of the American Civil War. Combining traditional scholarship with 21st century showmanship techniques, the popular museum continues to rank as one of the most visited libraries.

United States Vice Presidential Museum
The United States Vice Presidential Museum at the Dan Quayle Center is the only Vice Presidential museum in the United States. It is located in Huntington, Indiana, one of the towns where Dan Quayle grew up.

National Farm Toy Museum
The National Farm Toy Museum is a museum located in Dyersville, Iowa that specializes in preserving and displaying scale models, replicas, and toys based on farm equipment.

Cloud County Historical Museum
The Cloud County Historical Museum is located in Concordia, Kansas. The Museum preserves and exhibits objects and documents of historical items representing early-day Kansas. It is housed in the former 1908 Andrew Carnegie Library building and an annex.

University of Kentucky Art Museum
The University of Kentucky Art Museum is an art museum in Lexington, Kentucky. Their collection includes European and American artwork ranging from Old Masters to contemporary, as well as a selection of Non-Western objects.

Arna Bontemps African American Museum
The Arna Bontemps African American Museum is a museum in the United States city of Alexandria, Louisiana. The museum is housed in the restored home that was the birthplace of the poet Arna Bontemps, renowned as one of the leaders of the Harlem Renaissance.