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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum

Normally, Woodrow Wilson Museum Curator Andrew Phillips would have a pair of gloves on, handling a delicate artifact that dates back decades or even centuries.  This time, he was holding items he didn’t expect to sit...

Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum

Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum has opened a new exhibit, “Sequoyah’s Last Journey,” at the historic landmark near Sallisaw. The exhibit offers a closer look at Cherokee migration in pre-statehood Texas, as well as later attempts by individuals to discover...

Avoca Museum

In July, the Avoca Museum in Altavista is set to open its newest exhibit on the property, paying tribute to the passion of one of its former residents for Native American artifacts. “Points in...

Icebreaker Mackinaw Maritime Museum

Last weekend, a ribbon cutting ceremony was hosted on board the United States Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw Maritime Museum in Mackinaw City to honor the women who helped construct the vessel and many others....

Interview with Bill McCrea, Tryon Palace

William J. McCrea was appointed Executive Director of Tryon Palace in January of 2018, after serving as Associate Director of the North Carolina Museum of History and Director of Regional Museums.  He joined the...

The Old Stone House Museum and Historic Village

The Old Stone House Museum and Historic Village unveiled a new exhibit on Juneteenth in honor of the first Black man elected to the Vermont Legislature. Alexander Twilight was born in Bradford to a...

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

A few years ago, Diane Williams took her granddaughters to the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine. “I wanted to show my granddaughters what their great-grandmother did,” the Pennsylvania resident recalled. “So I took them through...

Grace Hudson Museum

It’s been a long 14 months, but for Grace Hudson Museum Director David Burton and Curator Alyssa Boge, the wait to reopen Ukiah’s exceptional museum is finally over. On Friday, May 7, the museum...

General George Patton Museum of Leadership

Visitors of the General George Patton Museum of Leadership on Fort Knox will be given a glimpse into the lives of World War II-era soldiers Saturday as the museum unveils the new World War...

The Parry Mansion Museum

The African American Museum of Bucks County, (AAMBC) will bring its exhibit, “Building on the Dream: From Africa to Bucks County” to another distinguished museum in Bucks County, The Parry Mansion Museum, located at...

Molly Brown House Museum

The musical “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” holds an interesting spot in Colorado history. It’s something Molly Brown House Tour Guide Pam Mahonchak regularly tells visitors.  “Not all of the listeners will remember the original movie musical,...

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will explore the birth of modern medicine and its scientific breakthroughs with a new exhibition titled, Health, Healing & Addiction in 19 th Century America. The exhibition will open on...

Davenport House Museum

The Davenport House Museum is a carefully restored landmark showcasing what life was like in Savannah 200 years ago – but the Davenports were not the only family living under this storied roof back...

Old State House Museum

Throughout the pandemic, Arkansas landmarks are getting creative to still bring the history that Arkansans want to see.  Downtown Arkansas is the home of three Arkansas museums with so much history and opportunities for...

Wilton House Museum

Over 20 years after an archaeological excavation uncovered a record of nearly a century of Black families who were enslaved on the Wilton House tobacco plantation in Henrico County, the home’s museum is finally...