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1699 Winslow House & Cultural Center

Showcases the growth and development of 18th century Massachusetts

Abbe Museum

Inspiring new learning about the Wabanaki Nations with every visit

Abigail Adams Historical Society, Inc.

Birthplace and homestead of Abigail Smith Adams.

Addison Gallery of American Art

The Addison Gallery is home to a world-class collection of American art. Free and open to the public.

Aidron Duckworth Art Museum

Modern Art in the Historic Schoolhouse

American Independence Museum


Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts: Museum

Discover artifacts, documents, medals, paintings, photographs and memorabilia that date from the early 1600s in the Armory and Museum of the AHAC in Faneuil Hall.

Arlington Historical Museum & Jason Russell House

Historical Society Museum and Colonial house of Jason Russell, site of fighting on April 19, 1775

Armenian Museum of America

Preserving our past, growing our future

Arnold House

Arnold House is a rare surviving example of a stone-ender, a once-common building type featuring a massive chimney end wall.

Arnold Zlotoff Tool Museum

The museum exhibits Mr. Zlotoff’s personal collection of almost 3000 craft and trade tools.

Art Complex Museum

art museum

Atwood House Museum

The Atwood House Museum provides a window into the lives of the Chatham community in past centuries.

Atwood House Museum

The Atwood House Museum provides a window into the lives of the Chatham community in past centuries.

Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

Nature Center and Aquarium with Walking Trails

Aviation Museum of NH

The Aviation Museum of NH the stores history of NH aviation and aviators - fun for all ages!

Bakalar & Paine Galleries at MassArt

Home of the largest free contemporary art space in New England, showcasing dynamic and thought-provoking exhibitions by emerging to established artists

Balch House

First Period home of the Balch Family

Bangor Historical Society

Preserving, Protecting, and Sharing Bangor's History since 1864

Barrett House

Barrett House, also known as Forest Hall, was built c. 1800 by Charles Barrett Sr. for his son Charles Jr. and daughter-in-law Martha Minot on the occasion of their marriage.

Battleship Cove

Largest collection of historic naval vessels in the world

Battleship Cove, America's Fleet Museum

Largest collection of historic naval vessels in the world

Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House

Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, was the summer home of one of America’s first professional interior designers, Henry Davis Sleeper. Each of the forty rooms is distinguished by a historical or literary figure, theme, color, shape, or object. No two rooms are the same, with each more visually dazz…

Bellarmine Museum of Art/Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

University Museums at Fairfield University, The Bellarmine Museum of Art and the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

Beneski Museum of Natural History

Natural History, Geology and Paleontology

Benjamin Nye Homestead & Museum

The 17th Century Home of one of the first settlers of Sandwich

Berkshire Museum

Art, history, natural science. Make surprising connections!

Billings Farm & Museum

An operating dairy farm and museum of Vermont's rural past.

Birds of Vermont Museum

Natural history meets art: realistic woodcarvings of birds, programs for adults and kids

Black River Academy Museumbr

Black River Academy Museum embodies the cultural history of the Black River Valley in Vermont

Boardman House

Built in 1692 for the family of William Boardman, a joiner, Boardman House survives remarkably intact from its original construction. With the exception of minor structural stabilization and repairs, the house remains unaltered since the early eighteenth century, providing an exceptional opportunity…

Boston Children's Museum

Boston Children's Museum

Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery

Dedicated to serving the Boston University community as well as the greater Boston and New England public, the BOSTON UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY (BUAG) is a non-profit art gallery geared toward an interdisciplinary interpretation of art and culture.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Bowdoin College Museum of Art presents dynamic temporary exhibitions and holds one of the earliest and most significant collegiate art collections in the country, ranging from antiquity to the present.

Brick Store Museum

Museum of art, history and culture of the Kennebunks and Southern Maine

Bristol Art Museum

Art Museum in Historic Downtown Bristol

Browne House

Constructed between 1694 and 1701 for a farming family, Browne House contains rare surviving architectural features from the late seventeenth century.

Bruce Museum

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum

Brunswick Naval Museum and Memorial Gardens

Maritime Airborne Patrol and the heritage of the Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine

Brunswick Naval Museum and Memorial Gardens

Maritime Airborne Patrol and the heritage of the Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine

BSA Space

Boston’s leading center for architecture and design

Bush-Holley Historic Site

Home of the Cos Cob Art Colony and Cradle of American Impressionism

Buttonwoods Museum

Educating the community about Greater Haverhill

Cahoon Museum of American Art

Fine Art, Folk Art, Americana

Cape Ann Museum

Celebrating the Art, History and Culture of Cape Ann

Carpenter Museum

Rehoboth's Museum of Local History

Casey Farm

Casey Farm is one of One of New England’s oldest working farms.

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate

Experience the grandeur of a seaside estate and its marvelously landscaped grounds, notable for a broad, undulating lawn running down to the shore.

Castle in the Clouds

A Beautifully Restored 1914 Country Estate

Castle Tucker

Dramatically sited on a hill overlooking the Sheepscot River, Castle Tucker tells the story of a prominent shipping family’s life on the coast of Maine over a period of one hundred and fifty years.

Chatham Marconi Maritime Center

The Chatham Marconi Maritime Center is a museum dedicated to the history of WCC, a short-wave radio station that operated for many years in Chatham, Massachusetts. The museum is located on the grounds of the Marconi-RCA Wireless Receiving Station. Also on the grounds is the CMMC Education Center, wh…

Children's Museum at Holyoke

Family friendly STEM based exhibits

Children's Museum of New Hampshire

New Hampshire's favorite family destination for fun and learning

Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

Where discoveries are made and fum just happens

Clara Barton Birthplace Museum

Visit the house where Clara Barton was born.

Clara E. Sexton Memorial Museum

Sharing Our Cultural Hertage

Clemence-Irons House

Built by Richard Clemence in 1691, Clemence-Irons House is a rare surviving example of a "stone-ender," a once common building type with roots in the western part of England.

Codman Estate

Overlooking a prospect of farm and pleasure grounds, this country seat, also known as “The Grange,” was a powerful force in the lives of five generations of the Codman family.

Coffin House

With rooms from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries, Coffin House depicts the impact of an expanding economy and new concepts, such as the notion of privacy, on architecture and modes of living.

Coggeshall Farm Museum

Living history museum

Cogswell's Grant

A mecca for lovers of American folk art, Cogswell’s Grant was the summer home of renowned collectors Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little. The colonial-era farmhouse on the property serves as a rich backdrop for their celebrated collection, assembled over a period of nearly sixty years.

Colby College Museum of Art

With the new Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, recently expanded collection, and vibrant exhibition program, the Colby College Museum is a destination to experience great art.

Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Two galleries of extraordinary scientific instruments from a wide range of fields, plus America's first programmable computer, the Mark I.

Concord Museum

The Concord Museum is the one place where all of Concord’s remarkable past is brought to life through an inspiring collection of historical, literary, and decorative arts treasures.

Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum

Historical Railroad Museum & Village

Connecticut River Museum

Discover the cultural and natural heritage of New England's Great River.

Connecticut Trolley Museum

The Connecticut Trolley Museum is the nation’s oldest organization dedicated to the preservation of the trolley era

Connecticut Valley Agricultural museum

The Connecticut Valley Agricultural Museum preserves the history of cigar-tobacco agriculture, and operates a museum to educate future generations.

Connecticut's Old State House

A National Historic Landmark, Connecticut’s Old State House was a capitol building for over 80 years and now serves as one of the Constitution State's most historically significant museums.

Cooper-Frost-Austin House

Cooper-Frost-Austin House is clearly documented as the oldest dwelling still standing in the city of Cambridge. The house was owned by one family for more than 250 years.

Culinary Arts Museum

From home cooks to celebrity chefs, and anyone in between, a museum for anyone who eats!

Currier Museum of Art

Focused on Art. Centered on People

Cuttyhunk Historical Society & The Museum of the Elizabeth Islands

The Museum of the Elizabeth Islands celebrates the history, heritage and environment of the Elizabeth Islands.

Danbury Museum & Historical Society

Historic Properties and Research Archives

Danforth Art Museum\School

See, Learn About, Create, and Be Inspired by Art

Davis Museum at Wellesley College

A gem of Metrowest, the Davis Museum at Wellesley College houses collections of global artwork ranging from ancient to contemporary. Free & open to the public.

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Established in 1950, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England encompassing 30 acres, 20 miles northwest of Boston.

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum (NEW)

DeCordova hosts a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor contemporary sculpture over 30 acres, and indoor Museum exhibitions.

Dedham Historical Society

Dedham Historical Society was founded in 1859.

Dole-Little House

Dole-Little House was built around 1715 with materials salvaged from an earlier structure

Dorset Historical Society/ Bley House Museum

Intriguing displays of local history

Duxbury Rural and Historical Society

Preserving Duxbury's Past and Shaping Its Future

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center

ECHO's mission is to educate and delight people about the Ecology, Culture,History and Opportunity for stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin.


EcoTarium: A Museum of Science and Nature

Edmund Fowle House and Museum

The Historical Society of Watertown collects, preserves, and shares materials from Watertown's past, so that present and future generations can comprehend more fully their predecessors, their community, and themselves.

Edward Gorey House

The Cape Cod home of author/illustrator Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey House

The home of American author and artist Edward Gorey

Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate

Become a Senator for a day!

Enfield Shaker Museum

Imagine a place so beautiful and serene that the Shakers called it the “Chosen Vale.”

Enfield Shaker Museum

Imagine a place so beautiful and serene that the Shakers called it the “Chosen Vale.”

Enfield Shaker Museum

Imagine a place so beautiful and serene that the Shakers called it the “Chosen Vale.”

Exhibits Development Group

Traveling exhibitions in art, science, history and popular culture

Falmouth Museums on the Green


Falmouth Museums on the Green


Fitchburg Art Museum

All decisions, initiatives, projects, and programs at the Fitchburg Art Museum reflect our commitment to education and the greater community.

Fitchburg Historical Society

Historical Library & Exhibitions on American History

Fleming Museum of Art

University of Vermont's Fleming Museum of Art

Florence Griswold Museum

Located on an 11-acre site in the historic village of Old Lyme, the Florence Griswold Museum is known as the Home of American Impressionism. In addition to the restored Florence Griswold House, where the artists of the Lyme Art Colony lived, the Museum features a modern exhibition gallery, education…

Florence Griswold Museum

The Florence Griswold Museum offers visitors a unique experience. There is no other place in America where one can view the work of some of the country’s finest artists in the very setting in which it was created. Art, history, and nature come together in this one remarkable place.

Forbes House Museum

Historical House Museum

Framingham History Center

History comes alive here! We are a vibrant nonprofit membership organization working to preserve the history of Framingham, Massachusetts.

Franklin Historical Museum

Artifacts from Franklin's History

Freetown Historical Society Museum

The Freetown Historical Society Museum was established with the goal of preserving the history of the villages of East Freetown and Assonet. Many historic buildings are located on its eleven acre grounds including a blacksmith shop, sawmill, school house, general store and several others. Each bu…

Fruitlands Museum

Fruitlands Museum houses five distinct collections of American history and art.

Gedney House

Gedney House is significant not only for its framing, but also for its evidence of early decorative finishes in the hall chamber and parlor. Three successive color schemes, the earliest of which is believed to date to the house's construction, were discovered in the hall chamber.

Gibson House Museum

A time capsule of Back Bay domestic life from the mid-nineteenth to early-twentieth centuries.

Gilman Garrison House

Visitors experience the house as it was restored by William Dudley, the last owner of the house before Historic New England acquired it in 1966. Dudley created a museum of regional history through the lives of generations of Gilmans and other residents.

Glebe House Museum & Gertrude Jekyll Garden

18th Century Historic House Museum & Garden

Golden Ball Tavern Museum

The Golden Ball Tavern Museum is a fascinating glimpse of Americana and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Gore Place

an historic National Landmark

Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum

Lippitt House Museum is a well preserved Victorian home with extensive handpainted surfaces, ornate woodwork, and many of its original furnishings.

Governor John Langdon House

Governor John Langdon House is an exceptional Georgian mansion which George Washington “esteemed the first” in Portsmouth. Admission to Governor John Langdon House includes both a house tour and access to a rotating series of exhibitions.

Gowrie Group

Museum & Institution Insurance Program

Gropius House

Walter Gropius, founder of the German design school known as the Bauhaus, was one of the most influential architects of the twentieth century. He designed Gropius House as his family home when he came to Massachusetts to teach architecture at Harvard's Graduate School of Design.

Gunn Historical Museum

Local history museum for the town of Washington, Connecticut.

Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture

Hale Farm

1694 Home of Rev. John Hale

Hamilton House

Today, Hamilton House reflects the occupancy of the Tysons in the early twentieth century and is recognized as one of the region's quintessential Colonial Revival-style country estates.

Hancock Shaker Village

Museum exhibitions and collections, working farm and gardens

Harvard Art Museums

Experience the new Harvard Art Museums. Three extraordinary museums united under one glass roof.

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Harvard Museum of Natural History displays some 12,000 specimens, including dinosaurs, rare minerals, gemstones, hundreds of mammals, birds, and Harvard’s world famous Blaschka ‘Glass Flowers’.

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Harvard Museum of Natural History displays some 12,000 specimens, including dinosaurs, rare minerals, gemstones, hundreds of mammals, birds, and Harvard’s world famous Blaschka ‘Glass Flowers’.

Harvard Semitic Museum

Journey from Egypt to Mesopotamia through the galleries that showcase the history, languages, and cultures of the ancient Near East.

Heather's new Place


Heather's Place


Heather's Place (NEW)


Heritage Museums & Gardens

100 Acres of Gardens, Walking Trails, Nature, Museum Galleries, & Exploration

Heritage Museums & Gardens

Set on 100 stunning acres of gardens, nature trails, and open spaces, Heritage Museums & Gardens is the only place where you can browse through rare works of art, fly through the trees on a zip line, and see iconic antique automobiles all in one day.

Héritage Winooski Mill Museum

The Heritage Winooski Mill Museum is located in the historic Champlain Mill overlooking the Winooski River. Exhibits on view document the industrial and cultural history of the Winooski Falls mill era from 1838-1954.

Highfield Hall & Gardens

Highfield Hall & Gardens is the magnificently restored 1878 estate of the Beebe family, now transformed into a vibrant center of cultural and community life on Cape Cod.

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

Home built by Robert Lincoln, only child of Abraham and Mary Lincoln to survive to adulthood.

Hill-Stead Museum

Hill-Stead Museum, a National Historic Landmark, develops, preserves, documents, displays and interprets its exceptional Impressionist paintings, 1901 historic house and 152-acre landscape for the benefit of present and future generations.

Historic Deerfield

Opening Doorways to the Past

Historic Newton

Historic Newton encourages inquiry about and exploration of the history of Newton, Massachusetts, within the context of the wider American story.

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

Horatio Colony House Museum & Nature Preserve

A 3-generation home with all-original furnishings and a non-contiguious nature preserve with hiking trails

Hull Lifesaving Museum

Shipwrecks & Lifesavers

Institute for American Indian Studies

Located in Washington, Connecticut, the Institute for American Indian Studies museum and research center hosts permanent and temporary exhibits, a research & collections center, 15.5 acres and trails, and an outdoor replicated 16th century Algonkian village.

International Tennis Hall of Fame

The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum chronicles the rich history of tennis through a diverse collection of artifacts, art, fashion, and more. Historic grounds feature remarkable architecture and 13 grass tennis courts.

Ipswich Museum

At the Ipswich Museum, 400 years of history surround you at every turn. Our extensive collections of fine and decorative art celebrate the historical and architectural significance of Ipswich.

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum is a unique art museum which tells the harrowing story of Ireland’s Great Hunger (1845-52) in an extremely visual, expressive and informative manner with art work by Irish and Irish-American artists.

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery

Supporting and promoting the intellectual and cultural life of the College of the Holy Cross and the community

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Modeled after a Venetian palazzo, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston houses one of the world’s most remarkable art collections.

Jackson House

Jackson House is the oldest surviving wood-frame house in New Hampshire. The house was built by Richard Jackson, a woodworker, farmer, and mariner, on his family's twenty-five-acre plot.

John Brown House Museum

Living 18th-Century History!

John Cabot House

1781 home of merchant John Cabot and museum of Beverly history

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

Explore JFK's thousand days in office and so much more.

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

A unique museum experience highlighting President Kennedy's life, legacy and leadership.

Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum

Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum: Home a Maine Hero

Justin Morrill State Historic Site

Vermont’s first National Historic Landmark and state-owned historic site, featuring a Gothic Revival-style mansion and 19th-century Victorian-era gardens, was home to Senator Justin Smith Morrill, chief sponsor of the Land-Grant (College) Acts, making higher education possible for peoples from all w…

Keep Homestead Museum

Button Museum, House Museum, Hiking Trails

L. C. Bates Museum

An Early 20th Century Natural History and Cultural Museum.

Laconia Historical and Museum Society

Laconia Historical and Museum Society

Lamont Gallery

Contemporary non-profit/academic gallery with rotating exhibitions.

Leffingwell House Museum

Revolutionary Historic House Museum circa 1675

Lexington Historical Society

Lexington Historical Society is an energetic group of people interested in Lexington’s history and heritage and enthused about presenting it to the public. We give tours of our fascinating historic sites, where the events of the early days of the American Revolution unfolded.

Libby Museum

A small museum of natural history and an eclectic collection of oddities.

Linden Place Museum

Federal-style Mansion built in 1810 for the seafaring DeWolf Family

Litchfield Historical Society

The Litchfield Historical Society operates the Litchfield History Museum and the Tapping Reeve House & Law School, and uses its collections to tell the story of Litchfield, Connecticut

Longyear Museum

Longyear Museum is an independent historical museum dedicated to advancing the understanding of the life and work of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer, Founder, and Leader of Christian Science.

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

The "Home of Little Women" that's been preserving the past, educating the public, and inspiring hearts and minds for over 100 years!

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is a community-based art museum located in New London, Connecticut.

Lyman Estate

The Lyman Estate, also known as "The Vale," is one of the finest examples in the United States of a country estate following the principles of eighteenth-century English naturalistic design.

Lyman Estate Greenhouses

The Lyman Estate Greenhouses are among the oldest surviving greenhouses in the United States.

Lynn Museum & Historical Society

Lynn's memory starts here!

Lynn Museum & Historical Society

Lynn's memory starts here!

Maine Historical Society and Wadsworth-Longfellow House

Located in downtown Portland, we have lots of offer at Maine Historical Society—tours of the Wadsworth–Longfellow House, a visit the MHS Gallery and Store, and an opportunity to use the resources of our Brown Library.

Maine Maritime Museum

Celebrating Maine's maritime heritage

Manchester Historical Museum

Manchester Historical Museum in the 1825 Trask House

Marble House

Created by Alva Vanderbilt and Richard Morris Hunt in inspired by the Petit Trianon at Versailles, Marble House (1892) contains 500,000 cubic feet of marble.

Marblehead Museum

athe mission of the Marblehead Museum is to preserve, protect and promote Marblehead's unique history.

Marrett House

Marrett House is a classic example of the "big house, little house, back house, barn" configuration, with the house and all service buildings connected.

Martha's Vineyard Museum

The Martha's Vineyard Museum preserves and interprets collections that engage and connect the public to the Island's history, art and culture.

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center


Massachusetts Historical Society

The MHS is a center of learning dedicated to a deeper understanding of the American experience.

Massachusetts Historical Society

The MHS is a center of learning dedicated to a deeper understanding of the American experience.

Massachusetts Historical Society

The MHS is a center of learning dedicated to a deeper understanding of the American experience.

Massachusetts State Police Museum & Learning Center

Preserving the history of the first and oldest state police agency in the country

Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum and Carriage House

The Museum of the Mattapoisett Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of significant artifacts from Mattapoisett’s past which demonstrate the life and culture of this old New England town.

Mattatuck Museum

Adventures in Art & History!

Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

Art Museum on the campus of Amherst College

Medad Stone Tavern

The Medad Stone Tavern is an 1803 Dutch Gambrel Tavern Museum

Memorial Hall Museum

On Memorial Street is the village museum, MEMORIAL HALL, one of New England's oldest museums, filled with quilts, dolls, tools, furniture, and Native American American exhibits. Open May - October.

Merwin House

William and Elizabeth Doane purchased this handsome house in 1875 as their summer retreat. They named it "Tranquility," as it overlooks a peaceful bend in the Housatonic River.

Middlebury College Museum of Art

The Middlebury College Museum of Art, with 6,000 square feet of gallery space and a collection of more than 5,000 objects spanning the entirety of the history of art, is the largest learning laboratory on campus.

Millyard Museum

Discover the history of Manchester, NH

MIT Museum

A Museum dedicated to providing visitors with a glimpse into the unique culture and educational universe of MIT

Monadnock Center for History and Culture

The Monadnock Center connects people to the rich history and culture of the Monadnock region.

Montshire Museum of Science

A hands-on science museum dedicated to helping visitors experience the joy of science and discovery.

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

The Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, established in 1876, is one of the leading collegiate art museums in the country and also one of the oldest. The Museum's encyclopedic collection consists of more than 17,000 objects from Egyptian antiquities to Contemporary sculpture and painting.

Museum L-A

Museum L-A connects generations, strengthens community, and fosters creativity, discovery, and innovative thinking.

Museum of African American History

The Museum of African American History is New England’s largest museum dedicated to preserving, conserving and interpreting the contributions of African Americans. In Boston and Nantucket, the Museum has preserved four historic sites and two Black Heritage Trails® that tell the story of organized bl…

Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire

The Museum of Art presents eight to ten changing exhibitions yearly that cover a range of periods, styles, and media. Works from public and private collections throughout New England, as well as the Museum's permanent collection, provide the focus of important, widely acclaimed exhibitions.

Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

RI's only natural history museum & public planetarium.

Museum of Newport Irish History

Learn about Irish immigration to Newport County from the 1600s to the present.

Museum of Russian Icons

The Museum of Russian Icons inspires the appreciation and study of Russian culture by collecting and exhibiting icons and related objects; igniting the interest of national and international audiences; and offering interactive educational programs. The Museum serves as a leading center for research…

Museum of Science

Museum of Science, Boston

Museum of Work & Culture

A Fun, Kid-Friendly, Community Museum!

Museum of World War II

The Museum contains the most comprehensive World War II collection in the world.

Mystic Arts Center

An arts organization dedicated to cultivating creativity, culture and community.

Mystic Museum of Art

Art Museum in Historic Downtown Mystic

Mystic Seaport

Mystic Seaport — The Museum of America and the Sea, is the nation's leading maritime museum.

Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum

Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum preserves the memories of those islanders who risked their lives to rescue others from the over 700 shipwrecks in the surrounding waters of Nantucket - known as "a graveyard in the Atlantic".

Natick Historical Society

We share Natick's history through exhibitions, specialized research materials, and public programs

National Black Doll Museum of History & Culture

Black History through the eyes of a doll collector

National Museum of American Illustration

"Golden Age" American Illustration Art in "Gilded Age" Architecture!

National Museum of the Morgan Horse

Preserving the history of the Morgan Horse, America's First Horse


Experience Gilded-Age style and splendor at this marvelous estate, renowned for its elegant gardens and rare Berkshire “Cottage.”

Needham Historical Society

Needham's town museum

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! a vital hub for the arts at the heart of New Bedford

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

Art Museum with Educational Programming

New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!

A small urban art museum with 12 annual exhibitions, educational programming and community outreach.

New Britain Museum of American Art

New Britain Museum of American Art: the first museum in the country with a singular focus on American art.

New Canaan Historical Society

Museums - Library - Learning Center

New England Ski Museum

New England Ski Museum celebrates the history of winter sports in New England and elsewhere.

New England Air Museum

Preserving-Engaging and Inspiring

New England Quilt Museum

Experience world-class exhibitions that explore the artistry, history and significance of quiltmaking, past and present.

New Hampshire Boat Museum

An Educational organization focusing on the boating heritage and life on the lakes and rivers of New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Farm Museum

An Historic Working Farm and Museum

New Hampshire Telephone Museum

The evolution of telecommunications from Bell to Broadband!

New Haven Museum

Making the Past Present

Nichols House Museum

The Nichols House Museum's mission is: To preserve and interpret the 1804 townhouse that was from 1885 until 1960 the home of Rose Standish Nichols, landscape gardener, suffragist and pacifist. The house was built by Jonathan Mason and is attributed to Charles Bulfinch. The museum educates visitors …

Nickels-Sortwell House

Located on Wiscasset's Main Street, Nickels-Sortwell House is one of the region's finest examples of high Federal-style architecture.

Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society

The historic home of Noah Webster and the center for West Hartford history

Norfolk Charitable Trust Archive

Diverse collection of images, documents and artifacts related to the Kendall family

Norfolk Charitable Trust Archive

Diverse collection of images, documents and artifacts related to the Kendall family

Norfolk Charitable Trust Archive

Diverse collection of images, documents and artifacts related to the Kendall family

Norman Rockwell Museum

Norman Rockwell Museum holds the world's largest collection of original artwork by Norman Rockwell, and changing exhibitions on the art of illustration.

North Adams Museum of History & Science

A microcosm of life in Northern Berkshire

North Andover Historical Society

Your Story Starts Here!

Oakham Historical Museum Inc

The Oakham Historical Museum has geneological information and artifacts preserving the history of the town of Oakham

Oakham Historical Museum Inc

The Oakham Historical Museum has geneological information and artifacts preserving the history of the town of Oakham

Ogunquit Museum of American Art

Gardens, modern art galleries and open views just steps from Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, Maine.

Old Colony & Fall River Railroad Museum, Inc.

Static Railroad Museum

Old Colony History Museum

Our Past is Always Present at the Old Colony History Museum

Old North Church & Historic Site

"One if by land, two if by Sea"

Old South Meeting House

Where the Boston Tea Party Began!

Old State House

Boston's Revolutionary Museum

Old Sturbridge Village

An 1830s New England Living History Museum

Orleans Historical Society and Museum

Bringing history and culture to life, the Orleans Historical Society inspires a shared sense of community and pride in the rich heritage of the Town of Orleans.

Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education


Osterville Historical Museum

The Home of the Crosby Boats

Otis House

Otis House is the last surviving mansion in Bowdoin Square in Boston's West End neighborhood.

Owls Head Transportation Museum

Maine's Owls Head Transportation Museum is home to a world-class operating collection of rare, antique ground vehicles, aircraft & more. Open year-round.

Paul Revere House

The home of legendary patriot Paul Revere

Paul S. Russell, MD Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital

An exploration of two centuries of progress in medical discovery, patient care and research at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Peabody Essex Museum

The Peabody Essex Museum is a museum of international art and culture dedicated to connecting art to the world in which it is made.

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

From towering totem poles and large Maya sculptures to precious artifacts of the ancient world, the Peabody Museum at Harvard exhibits six continents of world culture just a short walk from Harvard Square.

Penobscot Marine Museum

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Phillips House

Phillips House is the only home on historic Chestnut Street open to the public, and it provides a glimpse into the private world of the Phillips family and their domestic staff during the early decades of the twentieth century.

Pierce House

Pierce House is one of the last surviving examples of seventeenth-century architecture in the city of Boston. Lived in by ten generations of one family, the house documents the building practices and tastes of the Pierces over three centuries.

Pilgrim Hall Museum

America's Museum of Pilgrim Possessions

Plimoth Plantation

17th-Century Living History Museum

Poland Spring Preservation Society

Poland Spring Preservation Society continues to celebrate the long history of Poland Spring, Maine!

Portland Museum of Art

It's all happening at the PMA.

Providence Children's Museum

RI's only museum especially for children and families

Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM)

PAAM is the cultural anchor of the oldest continuous artist colony in the country.

Public Health Museum

The First Public Health Museum in the Nation

Quincy House

This country estate overlooking Quincy Bay transports visitors to the Revolutionary War era and tells the story of a woman’s work to preserve her family’s history more than a hundred years later.

Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm

A historic homestead, a working farm and an agricultural museum.

Rhode Island Computer Museum

Teaching young people about computer electronics and programming

Rhode Island Computer Museum

Teaching young people about computer electronics and programming

RISD Museum

The Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design—also known as the RISD Museum—is the state’s leading museum of art and design.

Robbins Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Explore 12,000 years of the Native presence in Southeastern New England.

Rocky Hill Meeting House

Rocky Hill Meeting House is one of the best preserved examples of an original eighteenth-century meeting house interior.

Rokeby Museum

Rokeby Museum presents a national underground railroad story tucked inside a quintessential Vermont experience

Roseland Cottage

Roseland Cottage's picturesque landscape includes original boxwood-edged parterre gardens planted in the 1850s. The estate includes an icehouse, aviary, carriage barn, and the nation’s oldest surviving indoor bowling alley.

Rough Point

The Newport Home of Doris Duke

Rundlet-May House

Rundlet-May House shows four generations of family possessions, ranging from original 1807 wallcoverings and furniture to twentieth-century additions by the Rundlets' great-grandchildren. The gardens retain their original layout with plantings that were popular during the Colonial Revival period.

Saco Museum

Located on Saco's historic Main Street, the Saco Museum is a regional museum of fine and decorative arts and historic artifacts.

Saint Albans Museum

Sharing the history and heritage of St. Albans & northwestern Vermont.

Salem Witch Musuem


Sandwich Historical Society

Historical Society of Center Sandwich, NH

Sarah Orne Jewett House Museum and Visitor Center

Writer Sarah Orne Jewett (1849-1909) was born in her grandparents' eighteenth-century house, where she lived with her family until 1854, when a Greek Revival House was built next door. As Sarah gained attention as an author, she and her family continued to live in the two Portland Street homes in th…

Sayward-Wheeler House

Sayward-Wheeler House overlooks the York River. The parlor still contains the eighteenth-century furniture and portraits that were present on the eve of the Revolution. It is believed to be one of the best-preserved colonial interiors in the nation.

Seacoast Science Center

hands-on ocean education

Seal Cove Auto Museum

The Seal Cove Auto Museum shares the story of innovation and ingenuity in America through a collection of Brass Era (1895-1917) automobiles.

SEE Science Center

Hands-on science fun!

Shaw Mansion

Shaw Mansion is an historic house with a rich colonial and republic history

Shelburne Museum

Eclectic and surprising, from vintage decoys to Degas, Shelburne Museum contains prized collections of Americana and some of the finest Impressionist paintings in the Northeast, tucked away on a 45 acre hillside next to Lake Champlain.

Shirley-Eustis House

Royal Governor's Mansion & Grounds

Shirley-Eustis House Association

1747 Historic House Museum - home to two Governors

Shore Line Trolley Museum

experience a living history lesson on one of our trolley cars.

Skolfield-Whittier House

Skolfield-Whittier House: A Victorian Time Capsule

Skyline Farm Carriage Museum

Carriage and Sleigh Museum surrounded by open space and historic buildings

Southern Vermont Natural History Museum

Natural history museum with large collection of northeastern birds and mammals. Live animals and taxidermy exhibits of over 250 species.

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm is a family-friendly site with activities for visitors of all ages.

Springfield Museums

4 Museums. One Admission.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Live animal exhibit trail featuring native New Hampshire animals.

Sterling Historical Society, Inc.

The Sterling Historical Society established in 1968

Stetson Historical Society

The SHS promotes the history of central Maine through displays of home wares and farm tools of the 19th and early 20th century.

Storrowton Village Museum

Historic New England Village

Storrs House Museum

THE STORRS HOUSE MUSEUM is the home of the Longmeadow Historical Society and was built in 1786 for the Rev. Richard Salter Storrs, the second pastor of the First Church of Christ in Longmeadow, MA.

Strawbery Banke Museum

10-acre outdoor living history museum

Sudbury Historical Society

The Sudbury Historical Society, Inc.

Sullivan Museum and History Center

The Sullivan Museum & History Center welcomes visitors to explore Norwich University's rich 200-year history in a 21st-century, state-of-the-art facility.

Susan B Anthony Birthplace Museum

A Museum dedicated to preserving Ms. Anthony's Legacy

Swett-Ilsley House

In 1911, Swett-Ilsley House became the first property acquired by Historic New England, just a year after its founding.

Tantaquidgeon Museum

Native American Museum

Tate House Museum

1755 Georgian Colonial Home of British Mast Agent

Test Museum

Test desc

The 1875 Vera Estey Museum

small Victorian house museum

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

The Aldrich advances creative thinking by connecting today's artists with individuals and communities in unexpected and stimulating ways.

The Breakers

This 70 room villa was built by architect Richard Morris Hunt in 1895 for Cornelius Vanderbilt II, President and Chairman of the New York Central Railroad. Its interiors include rich marbles and gilded rooms, a 50 foot high Great Hall, mosaic tile floors and ceilings, and open-air terraces with mag…

The Brush Art Gallery and Studios

Art Gallery with museum quality exhibitions and artist studios

The Children's Museum in Easton

The Children's Museum in Easton engages families in interactive learning.

The Discovery Museums

Two great museums—for one admission price—blend the best of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning and intentional play on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus.

The Dudley Farm Museum

The Dudley Farm Museum is a small living history museum in North Guilford, Connecticut which seeks to reflect agricultural life common to the area during the late 19th century. The mission is “To preserve, restore, and operate the farm as an historical, educational, and recreational resource to serv…

The Dudley Farm Museum

The Dudley Farm Museum

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

At The Carle in Amherst, Massachusetts, picture books come alive through art exhibitions, art-making workshops, film, children’s theater, music, and story times.

The Fairbanks House

Oldest timber frame house in N. America

The General Henry Knox Museum


The General Henry Knox Museum


The Handy House

Operated by the Westport Historical Society, the Handy House is a portal into the history of the SouthCoast region

The House of the Seven Gables

A National Historic Landmark... An American Masterpiece

The Little Nature Museum

a unique hands-on nature center for all ages

The Little Nature Museum

a unique hands-on nature center for all ages

The Mark Twain House & Museum

"One of the Ten Best Historic Homes in the World" -National Geographic

The Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon

Unique museum focused on American bird art in a wide range of genres.

The Old Lighthouse Museum

1840 Granite Block Lighthouse

The Old Manse

The site of two American Revolutions

The Rotch-Jones-Duff House & Garden Museum

Whaling Museum

The Stanley Museum

The Stanley Museum, founded in 1981, is based in KIngfield, ME, the birthplace of the Stanley family., best known for their Stanley Steamer automobile.

The Stephen Hopkins House

Home of RI Signer of the Declaration of Independence!

The Stephen Hopkins House

Home of RI Signer of the Declaration of Independence!

The Stephen Hopkins House

Home of RI Signer of the Declaration of Independence!

The Telephone Museum

Pre-digital telephone switching equipment presented in an interactive environment links invention to the evolution of technology.

The Wiscasset, Waterville, and Farmington Railway Museum

Our living museum gives visitors an authentic experience of travel and life in rural Maine at the turn of the 20th century.

The Wood Library & Museum

A vibrant cultural center where history, nature, and the arts come alive!

Thomas Griswold House

The Thomas Griswold House is a 1774 saltbox located in historic Guilford, CT.

Tomaquag Museum

Tomaquag Museum:Engage, Educate, Experience

Touro Synagogue

Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site, is the oldest synagogue in the United States

Tufts University Art Gallery

Contemporary Art Gallery

Unbound Visual Arts

Educational Contemporary Art Exhibtions

University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMass Amherst

UMCA, the teaching museum of UMass Amherst, is a laboratory for the exploration and advancement of contemporary art.

University of New England Art Gallery


USS Constitution Museum

At the USS Constitution Museum you don't just learn about history, you EXPERIENCE it!

Vermont Granite Museum of Barre

The Vermont Granite Museum's mission is to preserve, honor and showcase Vermont’s granite industry and heritage.

Vermont History Center

The Vermont History Center offers heritage galleries and a touch-notch genealogical library.

Vermont History Center

Exhibit galleries, research library, and administrative offices for Vermont's state historical society

Vermont History Museum

Touch the past and experience Vermont's history in our award-winning, hands-on exhibit.

Vermont History Museum

400 years of Vermont history

Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum

Fulfilling our mission to collect, preserve, and celebrate Vermont’s skiing and snowboarding history needs significant, committed, consistent support from all people who care about preserving this heritage

Victoria Mansion

America's premier museum of pre-Civil War opulence.

Watson Farm

Visitors are welcome to explore the farmland on their own. By following a self-guided walking tour, visitors may explore farm fields with grazing livestock, stroll along the shore, observe wildlife, and view seasonal farm activities.

Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

Experience three centuries of rish, Connecticut history in the heart of historic Old Wethersfield, where we make the past relevant and fun during thought-provoking tours and captivating events for all ages.

Weir Farm National Historic Site

Designed and preserved by artists, Weir Farm National Historic Site welcomes everyone to experience the power of creativity, art, and nature. Escape to the only national park dedicated to American painting and rediscover the beauty of light and color in everyday life.

Wenham Museum

A Family Friendly Museum for Everyone

Westford Historical Society

Dedicated to preserving and sharing Westford's history

Whistler House Museum of Art

Birthplace of James McNeill Whistler

Whistler House Museum of Art

Whistler House Museum of Art

Wilson Museum

The Wilson Museum is a unique blend of outstanding exhibits on cultural development, history and geology from around the world and through time.

Wing Fort House

Established in the 1640's, Stephen Wing's house has traditionally been called The Fort House.

Winslow Crocker House

In 1936, Mary Thacher had Winslow Crocker House moved six miles down the Old King's Highway to its present location. Over a ten-month period, the house was taken apart, beam by beam, and reassembled next door to her ancestral home in Yarmouth Port. Miss Thacher remodeled the interior of the house to…

Wistariahurst Museum

Wistariahurst Museum, Archives, and Gardens

Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park

Woodlawn is a 180-acre historic estate located a quarter mile from downtown Ellsworth, Maine

Woods Hole Historical Museum

The Woods Hole Historical Museum is a lively small museum with changing exhibits and diverse programs.

Worcester Art Museum

The Worcester Art Museum, also known by its acronym WAM, houses over 37,000 works of art dating from antiquity to the present day, representing cultures from all over the world.

Wright Museum of World War II

World War II era museum featuring exhibits on the Home Front and Military during the years 1939 - 1945

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

4 billion years of Earth history and specimens under one roof.

Yarmouth Historical Society

Yarmouth History Center

Yarmouth History Center

Exhibit Gallery and Archives