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491 Museums to explore in United States

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 Museum
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 & Gallery
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.

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures6067 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is the largest museum in the United States devoted to the arts, sciences, and artists of moviemaking.The museum is located in the historic May Company Building on the intersection Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue. This Academy holds more than 13 million objects including costumes, costume sketches, film reels, posters, props, and screenplays dating back to 1927.

Aerospace Museum of California
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 Dallas
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.

African American Museum of the Arts
African American Museum of the Arts325 S Clara Ave, DeLand, FL 32720, USA

Irene D. and Maxwell Johnson founded the African American Museum of the Arts. They helped establish a board of directors on September 22, 1994, following a meeting with friends and community leaders

Aiken-Rhett House Museum
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.

Air Force Space and Missile Museum
Air Force Space and Missile Museum191 Museum Cir, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

As part of the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex's "Cape Canaveral Early Space Tour," the museum is open to the public four days a week. The Air Force 45th Space Wing Community Relations office also offered free tours until June 2013.

Albany Institute of History & Art
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 Mill
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.

Alpine County Museum
Alpine County MuseumMarkleeville, CA 96120, USA

This is a museum telling the Native American and Pioneering history of Alpine County California.

Amador Whitney Museum
Amador Whitney MuseumAmador City, CA 95601, USA

The Amador Whitney Museum exists to promote an interest in the history and culture of the Mother Lode region among both residents and visitors.This building, originally the Kling Building is probably the oldest commercial building in town. It dates back to 1860. Throughout the years, it has housed many types of businesses including the Wells Fargo Drayage Company.

American Muscle Car Museum
American Muscle Car Museum3500 Sarno Rd, Melbourne, FL 32934, USA

It is a private, non-profit museum located in Melbourne. It is not open to the general public. Instead, the museum is used to raise funds for charity events.

American Museum of Natural History
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.

American Museum of Western Art - The Anschutz Collection
American Museum of Western Art - The Anschutz Collection1727 Tremont Pl, Denver, CO 80202, USA

The American Museum of Western Art, located in the historic Navarre Building, is the permanent home of the Anschutz Collection. the museum's holdings include examples of early American expeditionary painting, Hudson River School and Rocky Mountain School landscapes, 19th-century American narrative painting, early American modernism, Expressionism, Cubism and Abstraction, American Regionalism, “New Deal Art”, and Abstract Expressionism.

American Police Hall of Fame & Museum
American Police Hall of Fame & Museum6350 Horizon Dr, Titusville, FL 32780, USA

Gerald Arenberg founded the museum in Florida in 1960. In 1955, a drunk driver injured him in the line of duty. He always dreamed of building a memorial commemorating all law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty, those who sacrificed their lives to protect, serve, and keep the peace.

American Space Museum & Walk of Fame
American Space Museum & Walk of Fame308 Pine St, Titusville, FL 32796, USA

Titusville, Florida, is home to the American Space Museum. The US Space Walk of Fame, an outdoor plaza on the Indian River, honors both the astronauts and the NASA and contractor personnel who made the American manned space program possible.

Amerind Museum
Amerind Museum2100 N Amerind Rd, Dragoon, AZ 85609, USA

A museum and research facility dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Native American cultures and their histories. Its facilities are located near the village of Dragoon in Cochise County, Arizona, about 65 miles east of Tucson in Texas Canyon. It contains one of the finest collections of archaeological and ethnological artifacts in the country as well as a sizable research library.

Amon Carter Museum of American Art
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.

Animas Museum
Animas Museum3065 W 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301, USA

The Animas Museum is a small, local history museum owned and operated by the La Plata County Historical Society. Its mission is to collect, preserve and interpret the history, culture and heritage of the San Juan Basin, with a focus on La Plata County. It also offers a wide variety of exhibits and educational programs to people of all ages; a research library and photo archive; a gift shop; award-winning gardens; and a restored pioneer log cabin.

Map of Museums to explore in United States