History of cattle ranching, oil and mining, artifacts
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Science, Specialized
In March, 1999, RHS President Ed Walker and the City of Bowie signed a long-term lease agreement for The Radio and Television Museum. This fully restored, turn-of-the century building is located on a lovely corner lot in the City of Bowie, conveniently located, just off of Route 50 and the Beltway, near Washington, DC.
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
Named one of USA Today’s ‘10 Great Places To See Art In Smaller Cities,’ our Historic Victorian Mansion and adjoining exhibition gallery boasts original artwork from O’Keeffe to Warhol and is open daily.
Children's, General, History, Science, Specialized
The Museum is located just east of Golden, Colorado, at a point where Clear Creek flows between North and South Table Mountains. Display tracks, complete with rare three-way stub switches and century-old switch stands, hold many historic narrow and standard gauge locomotives and cars. The Museum building, based in exterior design on standard station construction of the 1880s, houses the largest known collection of historic records, mementos, artifacts, and pictures of Colorado railroads.
General, History, Historic House, Library, Specialized
Los Banos, California
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, General, History
Mural, Indian artifacts, history
Culture, General, History, Historic House
It is believed that Ramon Peralta built the adobe in 1871. After he died in 1873, the adobe was vacant at times and may have been damaged by vandals and a fire.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
The Rand Desert Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the cultural and architectural history of the Rand Mining District and adjacent histoic sites in the Upper Mojave Desert Region of California. Information about the communites of Randsburg, Johannesburg, Red Moutain ( Osdick ), Atolia, Garlock, Saltdale, and Cantil may be found at the museum. In addition we have information and displays about Burro Schmidts Tunnel and other mines in the area.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
There are only a very few blacksmith shop museums in the entire country, and most have been devised and placed inside museum buildings or within reconstructed pioneer or Colonial villages. The Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop Museum in Lewistown is a notable exception to this trend. It is located right on Main Street.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The WCHS was founded in 1957, and established its first museum in Carmi when the Ratcliff Inn was saved from destruction in 1960. Abraham Lincoln stayed in the Inn in 1840, and its original owner served in many county offices from 1818 to 1848.
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Art, General, Park
Clinton, New Jersey
Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
The picturesque Red Mill Museum Village sits on a tranquil 10-acre site nestled along the banks of the South Branch of the Raritan River in historic Clinton, New Jersey. Open from April to mid-October, the Museum and its grounds provide a fascinating historic destination as well as a peaceful escape from the bustle of everyday life. Come learn about the past while you relax by the river!
North Aurora, Illinois
General, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Red Oak Nature Center can be found in the midst of 40 wooded acres on the east bank of the Fox River. You’ll learn about nature’s secrets as you visit the center and explore the woods. Hike along the trails and enjoy the seasonal, ever-changing beauty of the grounds
Native American artifacts, memorabilia of county living in southern Fresno County
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
French Second Empire style home built in 1871 for John Augustus Reitz family.
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
The Renton History Museum is the city's only heritage organization. The Museum's 90,000+ objects and 15,000+ photos represent Renton's social, cultural, and industrial past. The Renton History Museum offers permanent and changing exhibits, as well as spring and fall cultural events programs for families and adults.
Church, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
Anyone interested in Republic County history is welcome to join us.
Children's, Culture, General, History
The Republic of Texas Museum located at DRT Headquarters in Austin, houses many artifacts from the Republic of Texas era. The address for The Republic of Texas Museum is 510 East Anderson, near the intersection of I-35 North and Hwy 183.
Federal Way, Washington
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, General, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Tour groups must be scheduled in advance. Visitors can get a quick overview of the garden in an hour, but serious plant and garden enthusiasts will want to spend more time. Please schedule extra time for visitors in your group who may wish to browse through our Gift Shop and Plant Sales Pavilion for unique gifts, books, apparel and plants!
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
One of Mobile's finest examples of the Italianate style. Famous for its cast-iron facade depicting the four seasons. National Register (1860). Lavish iron lace decorates the Richards – Daughters of the American Revolution House Museum. This beautiful Town House of the Italianate style tells the story of Mobile during its antebellum period. Steamboat Captain Charles G. Richards and his wife, Caroline Elizabeth Steele, built their dream house in 1860.