- The Romanian Peasant Museum (2013-10-15)
The Romanian Peasant Museum in Bucharest, Romania, is a typical heritage museum with a rich and extensive collection of Romanian peasant objects, with the oldest piece dating back to 1746. This national heritage museum is part of the Ministry of Culture's patronage, and our unique collection of nearly 90 000 pieces gives visitors an interesting, informative insight and understanding of the peasant world of years gone by. The ceramics collection housed at The Romanian Peasant Museum contains about 18 000 pieces dating back to 1746, and the costume collection of 20 000 pieces of costume have been sourced from Romanian provinces and date back to the early 19th century. Many other collections at our heritage museum date back to the 19th century, and all items help us to understand the hardships of peasant life in a bygone era.
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- York County Historical Museum (2013-09-28)
York County Historical Museum in Yorktown, Virginia offers a wonderful glimpse into Yorktown's past with Native American tools, colonial Yorktown, Revolutionary and Civil War, and 20th Century exhibits and has a Naval Weapons station and more. Fascinating exhibits include artifacts and more showcasing York county's 400 year history, including the battlefield golf course, the archaeology of several historic sites, the Coleman Bridge and more, and group tours are available. Take a walk back in time and learn all about a bygone era and the history of Yorktown and surrounds, it's all here.read more »
- St. Michaels Museum (2013-09-19)
St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square in St. Michaels, Maryland promotes the unique history of the town and surrounds through preservation and education. This heritage museum offers dynamic programs and activities, fascinating exhibits and historic artifacts as well as a vivid interpretation of St. Michaels culture and history. There is a museum store at St. Michaels Museum, so buy a souvenir, book or merchandise and historic, guided walking tours are available to give visitors a glimpse into the life of St. Michaels 200 years ago, come experience it.read more »
- Bayside History Museum (2013-09-10)
Bayside History Museum in North Beach, Maryland offers several fascinating exhibits for visitors to explore including the Amusement Park at Chesapeake Beach which is complete with merry go round and carved carousel animals. Other exhibits available are "A day at the beach" featuring paleontology, archaeology, bathing beauties, restaurants, boating, fishing and gambling, the Camp Roosevelt exhibit, Maryland's first permanent Boy Scout Camp, the war of 1812 exhibit and so much more. Bayside History Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Chesapeake Bay and is wheelchair friendly.read more »
- Crisfield Heritage Foundation (2013-08-27)
The Crisfield Heritage Foundation in Crisfield, Maryland serves to preserve the history and heritage of Crisfield and its environs, by educating and providing local information to the public. The heritage museum at the Crisfield Heritage Foundation, namely the J. Millard Tawes Museum is a historical museum that tells the story of the city and the forming of Chesapeake bay, and includes fascinating exhibits of Native American artifacts, the history of the seafood and oyster industry, military memorabilia, carvings, boat building displays and more. There is also a museum shop perfect for gifts, toys and cookbooks, and tours are also available.read more »
- The Geneva Historical Society (2013-08-16)
The Geneva Historical Society in Geneva, Illinois, is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting materials relating to local history. After a name change to The Geneva History Center and a relocation to larger premises in 2004, this historical society now has two exhibition galleries, a meeting room, archival reading room and award winning exhibits. Through combining research, artifacts and informative commentaries, The Geneva Historical Society presents interesting and educational history lessons about the development of Geneva, as well as permanent and temporary exhibitions. Our historical society is funded exclusively through private donations, and is run by dedicated volunteers, facts which attest to the pride the community take in their history.
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- The Museum of Indian Culture (2013-06-04)
The Museum of Indian Culture in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been a heritage museum and educational resource dedicated to teaching people of all ages about American Indian tribes including the Lenape. This heritage museum affords visitors with a unique and interesting opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the tribes, see tools knapped out of stone, and the primitive tools used for making fires. Visitors will be enthralled with the displays of authentic beadwork, pottery, basketry and more, items that were handmade by tribes such as the Iroquois, Passamaquoddy, and Lenape. The Museum of Indian Culture runs a fascinating, hands on program known as Lifeways and Lore Programs which concludes with children making crafts to take home with them. This heritage museum is a popular educational resource center with something of interest for all ages.
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- Stuart Heritage Museum (2013-05-15)
Stuart Heritage Museum in Stuart, Florida, came into being in 1988, and the purpose of this heritage museum is to preserve the heritage, history and artifacts of Stuart and its surrounding communities for future generations. The relics and artifacts on display in the museum tells visitors about the history of the people, businesses and the community spirit of an era gone by. Stuart Heritage Museum is open to the public free of charge, seven days a week, and is staffed by volunteers who can answer all questions and also furnish information about the exhibits and artifacts. Over the years the inventory of Stuart Heritage Museum has increased steadily, with nearly 80% of the artifacts being locally acquired in order that the rich history of Stuart can be preserved.
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- Amelia Island Museum of History (2013-04-16)
The Amelia Island Museum of History in Fernandina Beach, Florida offers a story telling tradition of spoken tours, that cater to many interests and age levels. With fascinating permanent and current exhibits allowing visitors a step back in time, this heritage museum also has on-line archives, public records, a veterans history project and more. The Amelia Island Museum of History also has a gift shop with convenient on-line ordering facilities and showcases adult and children's books, and there are also fun exploration and informative summer programs for kids available too.read more »
- The Havre de Grace Decoy Museum (2013-04-12)
The Havre de Grace Decoy Museum is a heritage museum in Havre de Grace, Maryland that strive to convey the importance of the Upper bay decoy to audiences. A decoy was used to lure waterfowl within range of hunters, and were simple representations of ducks and geese rough-hewn from wood. Today they are collector's items and some even sophisticated works of art with skills passed down from master to apprentice through the centuries. The Havre de Grace Decoy Museum showcases over 1200 decoys and decorative carvings by masters, so come and enjoy works of American folk art in a stunning setting.read more »