229 Museums in United States that you should visit - With photos & details

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229 Museums to explore in United States

Third largest and third most populous country in the world. Size-wise, it is almost as large as the continent of Europe.

1940 Air Terminal Museum8325 Travelair St, Houston, TX 77061, USA

A museum in which Collections are housed in the original art deco building which served as the first purpose-built terminal for passenger flight in Houston. The museum currently exhibits several collections focusing on Houston's civil aviation history and is operated by the Houston Aeronautical Heritage Society.

A.E. Backus Museum & Gallery500 N Indian River Dr, Fort Pierce, FL 34950, USA

This museum houses artwork by A. E. Backus and other Florida artists. The museum contains the largest collection of paintings by A. E. Backus, a preeminent Florida landscape painter.

Aerospace Museum of California3200 Freedom Park Dr, McClellan Park, CA 95652, USA

Features displays of authentic military and civilian aircraft as well as space vehicle replicas.

African American Museum of Dallas3536 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210, USA

An old art museum that was founded in 1974, which was the only one of its kind in the Southwestern United States devoted to the preservation and display of African American artistic, cultural and historical materials.  It also has the largest African American folk art collection in the US.

Aiken-Rhett House Museum48 Elizabeth St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA

The Gov. William Aiken House was built in 1820 at 48 Elizabeth Street, in the Wraggborough neighborhood of Charleston. The house is considered to be the best-preserved complex of antebellum domestic structures in Charleston.

Albany Institute of History & Art125 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210, USA

This is a museum in Albany, New York which was promoting interest in the history, art, and culture. It is among the oldest museums in the United States.

Aldie Mill39401 John Mosby Hwy, Aldie, VA 20105, USA

This is a water mill in Aldie, Virginia built shortly after 1804 to grind grain using the waters of the Little River. Retaining much of its original machinery, it is one of the best-preserved mills in Virginia.

American Museum of Natural History200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA

This is the largest natural history museum in the world. The complex comprises 26 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library and the collections contain over 34 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artifacts and more.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art was located in Fort worth which has a permanent collection features paintings, photography, sculpture, and works on paper by leading artists working in the United States and its North American territories in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum2017 N Greenfield Rd, Mesa, AZ 85215, USA

The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum, a.k.a. Airbase Arizona Aircraft Museum, was established in 1978, in Falcon Field in Mesa, Arizona. It is the 10th unit of the Commemorative Air Force and the home of one of the largest Commemorative Air Force units in the world. On exhibit are World War II artifacts, helicopters and classic American and foreign combat planes, many of which are the last remaining warbirds of their kinds.

Arizona Museum of Natural History53 N Macdonald, Mesa, AZ 85201, USA

The Arizona Museum of Natural History is the only natural history museum in the greater Phoenix area and is located in Mesa, Arizona. It exhibits the natural and cultural history of the Southwestern United States.

Arizona State Museum1013 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA

The Arizona State Museum, 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 the authority of the Arizona Territorial Legislature. The museum is operated by the University of Arizona and is located on the university campus in Tucson.

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum2021 N Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85743, USA

The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is a 98-acre zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, natural history museum, publisher, and art gallery founded in 1952. Located just west of Tucson, Arizona.  it features two miles of walking paths traversing 21 acres of the desert landscape. It is one of the most visited attractions in Southern Arizona

Arlington Museum of Art201 W Main St, Arlington, TX 76010, USA

A non-collecting art museum located in downtown Arlington, Texas. It hosts art exhibitions and also offers art-related adult workshops, children's classes, film screenings, and lectures. It is also home to a basement recording studio known as Zig Productions.

Art Car Museum140 Heights Blvd, Houston, TX 77007, USA

The ArtCar Museum is a private museum of contemporary art located in Houston, opened in February 1998. Its emphasis is on art cars, fine arts, and artists that are rarely seen in other cultural institutions.

Asian Art Museum200 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco houses one of the most comprehensive Asian art collections in the world, with more than 18,000 works of art in its permanent collection, some as much as 6,000 years old.

ASU Art Museum51 E 10th St, Tempe, AZ 85281, USA

The Arizona State University Art Museum is an art museum operated by Arizona State University, located on its main campus in Tempe, Arizona. The Art Museum has some 12,000 objects in its permanent collection and describes its primary focuses as contemporary art, including new media and "innovative methods of presentation"; crafts, with an emphasis on American ceramics; historic and contemporary prints.

Atlanta Cyclorama at Atlanta History Center130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

The Atlanta Cyclorama and Civil War Museum was a Civil War museum located in Atlanta, Georgia, its most noted attraction being the Atlanta Cyclorama, a cylindrical panoramic painting of the Battle of Atlanta.

Atlanta History Center130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305, USA

The Atlanta History Center (AHC) is a history museum and research center located in the Buckhead district of Atlanta, Georgia. The Museum was founded in 1926, and currently consists of six permanent, and several temporary, exhibitions. The campus is 33-acres and features historic gardens and houses located on the grounds, including Swan House, Tullie Smith Farm, and Wood Family Cabin and so more.

Autry Museum of the American WestGriffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

Dedicated to exploring an inclusive history of the American West. The museum presents a wide range of exhibitions and public programs, including lectures, film, theater, festivals, family events, and music, and performs scholarship, research, and educational outreach.