Museums in the Midwest


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ILLINOIS

Abraham Lincoln Pres Library & Museum

http://www.alplm.org

Anthropology Museum at NIU

http://www.niu.edu/anthro_museum/

Arlington Heights Historical Museum

http://www.ahmuseum.org

Art Institute of Chicago

http://www.artic.edu

Batavia Depot Museum

http://www.bataviahistoricalsociety.org/depot_museum.htm

Bishop Hill Heritage Association

http://www.bishophill.com

Blackberry Farm Pioneer Village

http://www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org

Blackwell History of Education Museum (Northern Illinois University)

http://www.cedu.niu.edu/blackwell/

Burpee Museum of Natural History

http://www.burpee.org

Butterworth Center & Deere-Wiman House

http://www.butterworthcenter.com

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

http://www.cahokiamounds.org

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

http://www.cedarhurst.org

Chicago Academy of Sciences — Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Chicago Architecture Foundation

http://caf.architecture.org

Chicago Cultural Alliance

http://www.chicagoculturalalliance.org

Chicago History Museum

http://www.chicagohistory.org

Chicago Maritime Society

http://www.chicagomaritimesociety.org

Chicago Public Library

http://www.chipublib.org

Children’s Discovery Museum

http://www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net

DePaul University Museum

http://museums.depaul.edu/artwebsite

Des Plaines Historical Society

http://www.desplaineshistory.org/

Discovery Center Museum

http://www.discoverycentermuseum.org

DuPage Children’s Museum

http://www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org

DuSable Museum

http://www.dusablemuseum.org

Elgin Area Historical Society

http://www.elginhistory.org

Elgin Public Museum

http://www.elginpublicmuseum.org

Ellwood House Museum

http://www.ellwoodhouse.org

Elmhurst Historical Museum

http://www.elmhurst.org/elmhurst/museum

Erlander Swedish Home Museum

http://www.swedishhistorical.org

Evanston History Center

http://www.evanstonhistorycenter.org

First Division Museum of Cantigny

http://www.firstdivisionmuseum.org

Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust

http://www.gowright.org

Freeport Art Museum

http://www.freeportartmuseum.com

Glen Ellyn Historical Society

http://www.gehs.org

Glessner House Museum

http://www.glessnerhouse.org

Hellenic Museum and Cultural Center

https://www.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/

Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

http://www.ilholocaustmuseum.org

Illinois State Historical Society

http://www.historyillinois.org

Illinois State Museum

http://www.museum.state.il.us

International Walldog Mural & Sign Art

http://www.muralmuseum.com

Jack Olson Gallery

http://www.niu.edu/olsongallery/

John G. Shedd Aquarium

http://www.sheddaquarium.org

Joliet Area Historical Museum

http://www.jolietmuseum.org

Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum Benedictine University

http://www.ben.edu/museum

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

http://www.klehm.org

Lake County Discovery Museum

http://www.lcfpd.org/discovery_museum

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

http://www.nps.gov/liho/

Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens

http://www.lpzoo.org

Lombard Historical Society

http://www.lombardhistory.org

Loyola University Museum of Art

http://www.luc.edu/luma/

Loyola University of Chicago Cuneo Mansion and Gardens

http://www.luc.edu/cuneo

Macon County Historical Society

http://www.mchsdecatur.org

Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art

http://www.blockmuseum.northwestern.edu

McHenry County College

http://www.mchenry.edu/artgallery

McHenry County Historical Society

www.mchenrycountyhistory.org

McLean County Museum of History

http://www.mchistory.org

Mendota Museum & Historical Society

http://www.mendotamuseums.org

Midwest Open Air Museums Coordinating Council

http://www.momcc.org

Morton Grove Park District

http://www.mortongroveparks.com

Museum of Contemporary Art — Chicago

http://www.mcachicago.org

Museum of the Grand Prairie

http://www.earlyamericanmuseum.org

Museum of Science & Industry

http://www.msichicago.org

Museums at Lisle Station Park

http://www.lisleparkdistrict.org/museum.htm

Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

http://www.govst.edu/sculpture/

National Great Rivers Museum

http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Rivers/

Northern Illinois University Art Museum

http://www.vpa.niu.edu/museum

Norwood Park Historical Society

http://www.norwoodparkhistoricalsociety.org

Oriental Institute Museum

http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/default.html

Ottawa Scouting Museum

http://www.ottawascoutingmuseum.org

Peoria Historical Society

http://www.peoriahistoricalsociety.org

Peoria Riverfront Museum

http://www.peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum

http://www.poplargrovewingsandwheels.com

Raupp Museum

http://www.bgparkdistrict.org/museum/

Richard H. Driehaus Museum

http://www.driehausmuseum.org

Robert R. McCormick Museum

http://www.cantignypark.com

Rockford Art Museum

http://www.rockfordartmuseum.org

Ronald Reagan Museum at Eureka College

http://reagan.eureka.edu

Schingoethe Center, Aurora University

http://www.aurora.edu/museum/

SIUE University Museum

http://www.siue.edu/community/museum.shtml

Springfield Art Museum

http://www.springfieldart.org

St. Charles Heritage Center

http://www.stcmuseum.org

Streamwood Park District

http://www.streamwoodparkdistrict.org

Swedish American Medical Museum

Swedish American Museum

http://www.swedishamericanmuseum.org

Tarble Arts Center

http://www.eiu.edu/~tarble/

The Field Museum of Natural History

http://www.fieldmuseum.org

The Geneva History Center

http://www.genevahistorycenter.org

The Science Center of Southern Illinois

http://www.yoursciencecenter.org

Tinley Park Historical Society

http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1166172

Ukrainian National Museum

http://www.ukrainiannationalmuseum.org

University Museum at Southern Illinois University — Carbondale

http://www.museum.siu.edu

West Chicago City Museum

http://www.westchicago.org

Wilmette Historical Museum

http://www.wilmettehistory.org

Windmill Cultural Center

http://www.cityoffulton.us/


INDIANA

Art Museum of Greater Lafayette

http://www.artlafayette.org

Auburn-Cord Dusenberg Museum

http://www.acdmuseum.org

Ball State University Museum of Art

http://cms.bsu.edu/Web/MuseumofArt.aspx

Brauer Museum of Art

http://www.valpo.edu/artmuseum

Charley Creek Foundation

http://www.charleycreekfoundation.org

Conner Prairie Living History Museum

http://www.connerprairie.org

Creative Company

http://www.creativesitebooks.com

David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University

http://www.bsu.edu/artmuseum

Depauw University

http://www.depauw.edu

Eiteljorg Museum

http://www.eiteljorg.org

Evansville Museum of Art, History and Science

http://www.emuseum.org

Fort Wayne Museum of Art

http://www.fwmoa.org

General Lew Wallace Study & Museum

http://www.ben-hur.com/

Haan Mansion Museum of Indiana Art

http://haanmuseum.org/index.aspx

Hall of Fame Museum Indianapolis Motor Speedway

http://www.indianapolismotorspeedway.com

Historic Madison, Inc.

http://www.historicmadisoninc.com

Indiana Historical Society

http://www.indianahistory.org

Indiana Medical History Museum

http://www.imhm.org

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

http://www.iupui.edu

Indianapolis Art Center

http://www.indplsartcenter.org

Indianapolis Museum of Art

http://www.imamuseum.org

Johnson County Museum of History

http://www.johnsoncountymuseum.org

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

http://www.vonnegutlibrary.org

Mathers Museum of World Cultures

http://www.indiana.edu/~mathers/

Minnetrista Cultural Center

http://www.minnetrista.net

Morris-Butler House Museum

http://www.indianalandmarks.org

National Model Aviation Museum

http://www.modelaircraft.org/museum.aspx

North Manchester Center for History

http://www.nmanchesterhistory.org

President Benjamin Harrison Home

http://www.presidentbenjaminharrison.org

Purdue University Agricultural Communication

https://ag.purdue.edu/Pages/default.aspx

Richmond Art Museum

http://www.richmondartmuseum.org

School of Fine Arts Gallery Indiana University

http://www.indiana.edu/~grunwald/

South Bend Museum of Art

http://southbendart.org/

Studebaker National Museum

http://www.studebakermuseum.org

Switzerland County Historical Society

http://scpl.info/historicalsociety.html

Swope Art Museum

http://www.swope.org

The Anderson Center for Fine Arts

http://www.andersonart.org

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

http://www.childrensmuseum.org

The History Museum

http://www.historymuseumsb.org

The Monroe County Historical Society Inc

http://www.monroehistory.org

Thorntown Public Library & Heritage Museum

http://www.Bccn.boone.in.us/tpl/

http://www.countyhistory.com/thorntown/


IOWA

African American Historical Museum & Cultural Center of Iowa

http://www.blackiowa.org

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art

http://www.crma.org

Charles H. MacNider Art Museum

http://www.macniderart.org

Dubuque Arboretum Association

http://www.dubuquearboretum.com

Dubuque Museum of Art

http://www.dbqart.com

Family Museum of Arts & Science

http://www.familymuseum.org

Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College

http://www.grinnell.edu/faulconergallery

Figge Art Museum

http://www.figgeartmuseum.org

German American Heritage Center

http://www.gahc.org

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

http://www.hoover.archives.gov

Linn County Historical Society

http://www.linnhistorical.com

Museum of Danish America

http://danishmuseum.org

National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library

http://www.ncsml.org

National Motorcycle Museum

http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org

Palmer Museum of Chiropractic History

http://www.palmer.edu/PFCH/museum.htm

Pella Historical Society

Putnam Museum of History & Natural Science

http://www.putnam.org

Salisbury House & Gardens

http://www.salisburyhouse.org

Sanford Museum and Planetarium

http://www.sanfordmuseum.org

Science Center of Iowa

http://www.sciowa.org

The Higgins Museum

http://www.thehigginsmuseum.org

University of Iowa Museum of Art

http://uima.uiowa.edu

University of IA Pentacrest Museums

http://www.uiowa.edu/mnh

University of Northern Iowa Museums

https://museum.library.uni.edu/

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

http://www.vesterheim.org/index.php

Waterloo Museum of Art

http://www.waterloocenterforthearts.org


MICHIGAN

Alden B. Dow Home and Studio

http://www.abdow.org

Alfred P. Sloan Jr. Museum

http://sloanmuseum.com

Allegan County Old Jail Museum and Historical Society

http://www.alleganoldjail.org

American Museum of Magic

http://www.americanmuseumofmagic.org

Arab American National Museum

http://www.theaanm.org

Bay County Historical Society

http://www.bchsmuseum.org

Berrien County Historical Association

http://www.berrienhistory.org

Broad Art Museum MI State University

http://www.artmuseum.msu.edu

Calvin College Center Art Gallery

http://www.calvin.edu/centerartgallery/

Cranbrook Institute of Science

http://science.cranbrook.edu

Dennos Museum Center—Northwestern Michigan College

http://dennosmuseum.org

Detroit Institute of Art

http://www.dia.org

Detroit Zoological Society

http://www.detroitzoo.org

DeVos Art Museum—Northern Michigan University

http://art.nmu.edu/department/museum/index.htm

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

http://www.fordhouse.org

Ella Sharp Museum

http://www.ellasharp.org

Flint Institute of Arts

http://www.flintarts.org

Gerald R. Ford Library and Museum

http://www.ford.utexas.edu

Grand Rapids Art Museum

http://www.artmuseumgr.org

Grand Rapids Children Museum

http://www.grcm.org

Holland Museum

http://www.hollandmuseum.org

Holocaust Memorial Center

http://www.holocaustcenter.org

Kelsey Museum

http://www.lsa.umich.edu/kelsey/

Krasl Art Center

http://www.krasl.org

Lakeshore Museum Center

http://www.muskegonmuseum.org

Mackinac State Historic Parks

http://www.mackinacparks.com

Mason Co Historical Society

http://www.historicwhitepinevillage.org

Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame

http://www.michiganwomenshalloffame.org

Museum of Cultural and Natural History

North Berrien Historical Society

http://www.northberrienhistory.org

Organization for Bat Conservation

http://www.batconservation.org

Plymouth Historical Museum

http://www.plymouthhistory.org

Public Museum of West Michigan

http://www.grmuseum.org

Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society

http://www.sdhistoricalsociety.org/

The Henry Ford

http://www.thehenryford.org

The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts

http://www.kiarts.org/museum

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum

http://www.airzoo.org

The Museum at Southwestern Michigan College

http://museum.swmich.edu

Tri-Cities Museum

http://www.tri-citiesmuseum.org

Turtle Museum of Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Museum of Art

http://www.umma.umich.edu


MINNESOTA

American Swedish Institute

http://www.americanswedishinst.org

The Bakken

http://www.thebakken.org

Carleton College

http://www.carleton.edu

Dakota County Historical Society

http://www.dakotahistory.org

Dorothy Molter Museum

http://www.mpm.edu

Excelsior Springs Historical Museum & Archives

http://www.exsmo.com/museum

Flaten Art Museum St. Olaf College

http://www.stolaf.edu/collections/flaten/

Gammelgarden Museum

http://www.scandiamn.com/gammelgarden

Goldstein Museum of Design at the University of Minnesota

http://www.goodhuehistory.mus.mn.us/

Goodhue County Historical Society

http://www.goodhuehistory.mus.mn.us

Hennepin History Museum

http://www.hhmuseum.org

Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County

http://www.hcscconline.org

Koochiching County Historical Society

McLeod County Historical Society

http://www.mcleodhistory.org

Midwest Art Conservation Center

http://www.preserveart.org

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

http://www.artsmia.org

Minnesota Children’s Museum

http://www.mcm.org

Minnesota Discovery Center

http://www.mndiscoverycenter.com

Minnesota Historical Society

http://www.mnhs.org

National Frontier Trails Museum

http://www.ci.independence.mo.us

Richfield Historical Society

http://www.richfieldhistory.org

Rochester Art Center

http://www.rochesterartcenter.org

Science Museum of Minnesota

http://www.smm.org

Stearns History Museum

http://www.stearns-museum.org

Textile Center

http://www.textilecentermn.org

The Ramsey County Historical Society

http://www.rchs.com

The Works

http://www.theworks.org

Tweed Museum of Art — University of Minnesota, Duluth

http://www.d.umn.edu/tma

Walker Art Center

http://www.walkerart.org

Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota

http://www.weisman.umn.edu

Wells Fargo History Museum

http://www.wellsfargohistory.com

Winona County Historical Society

http://www.winonahistory.org


MISSOURI

Advertising Icon Museum

http://www.advertisingiconmuseum.org

Air & Military Museum of Ozarks

http://www.ammomuseum.org

Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art

http://www.albrecht-kemper.org

Andrew County Museum and Historical Society

http://www.savannahmo.net/museum.html

Bootheel Youth Museum

http://www.bootheelyouthmuseum.org

Campbell House Museum

http://www.campbellhousemuseum.org

Clay County Historic Sites

http://www.claycogov.com

Contemporary Art Museum St Louis

http://www.camstl.org

Delta Dental Health Theater

http://www.ddhtstl.org

First Missouri State Capitol SHS

http://mostateparks.com/park/first-missouri-state-capitol-state-historic-site

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center

http://www.hmlc.org

International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum

http://www.iphf.org

Kansas City Museum/Union Station Kansas City, Inc.

http://www.kcmuseum.com

Laumeier Sculpture Park

http://www.laumeier.com

Laura Ingalls Wilder Home Association

http://www.lauraingallswilderhome.com

Margaret Harwell Art Museum

http://www.mham.org

Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum

http://www.marktwainmuseum.org

May Gallery — Webster University

http://www.webster.edu/maygallery/

Missouri History Museum

http://www.mohistory.org

Missouri State Museum

National Churchill Museum

http://www.churchillmemorial.org

National World War 1 Museum

http://www.theworldwar.org

Ralph Foster Museum

http://www.rfostermuseum.com

Saint Louis Art Museum

http://www.slam.org

Saint Louis Science Center

http://www.slsc.org

SEMO State University Museum

http://www.semo.edu/museum/index.htm

Shoal Creek Association

Spiva Center for the Arts

http://www.spivaarts.org

Springfield Art Museum

http://www.springfieldmo.gov

St. Louis Zoo

http://www.stlzoo.org

The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog

http://www.museumofthedog.org

The Division of State Parks and Recreation

http://www.mostateparks.com

Field House Museum

http://www.eugenefieldhouse.org

The Magic House — St. Louis Children’s Museum

http://www.magichouse.com

The Museum of Osteopathic Medicine

http://www.atsu.edu/museum

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

http://www.nelson-atkins.org

The Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City

http://www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org

U.S. Army Engineer Museum

University of Central Missouri Archives and Museum

http://www.ucmo.edu/archmusm


OHIO

Canton Museum of Art

http://www.cantonart.org

Cincinnati Museum Center

http://www.cincymuseum.org

Cincinnati Public Library, Acquisitions

http://www.cincinnatilibrary.org

Cleveland Clinic Art Program, Arts & Medicine Inst

http://my.clevelandclinic.org/arts_medicine/default.aspx

Cleveland Museum of Art

http://www.clevelandart.org

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

http://www.cmnh.org

Codington County Heritage Museum

http://cchsmuseum.org

Columbus Museum of Art

http://www.columbusmuseum.org

DAAP Galleries University of Cincinnati

http://www.daap.uc.edu/galleries.html

Decorative Arts Center

http://www.decartsohio.org

Denison Museum

http://www.denison.edu/museum

Great Lakes Science Center

http://www.glsc.org

Kennedy Museum of Art

http://www.ohiou.edu/museum/

Maritime Museum of Sandusky

http://www.sanduskymaritime.org

Massillon Museum

http://www.massillonmuseum.org

McKinley Memorial Library

http://www.mckinley.lib.oh.us

Miami University Art Museum

http://www.muohio.edu/artmuseum

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

http://www.nurfc.org

Oberlin Heritage Center

http://www.oberlinheritage.org

Ohio Historical Society

http://www.ohiohistory.org

Richard M Ross Art Museum

http://www.rossartmuseum.blogspot.com

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

http://www.rockhall.org

Ross Art Museum

http://www.owu.edu/admission/ross.html

Springfield Museum of Art

http://www.springfieldart.museum

The Canton Museum of Art

http://www.cantonart.org

Toledo Museum of Art

http://www.toledomuseum.org

Western Reserve Fire Museum

Western Reserve Historical Society

http://www.wrhs.org

Wilmington College Quaker Heritage Center

http://www2.wilmington.edu/qhc/

Zanesville Art Center

http://www.zanesvilleartcenter.org


WISCONSIN

Aldo Leopold Nature Center

http://www.aldoleopoldnaturecenter.org

Arvid E. Miller Library/Museum

http://mohican-nsn.gov/Departments/Library-Museum/

Bergstrom-Mahler Museum

http://www.bergstrom-mahlermuseum.com

Cable Natural History Museum

http://www.cablemuseum.org

Camp 5 Museum/Wisconsin Forestry Museum

Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion

http://www.pabstmansion.com

Chazen Museum of Art

http://www.chazen.wisc.edu

Charles Allis/Villa Terrace Art Museum

http://www.charlesallis.org

http://www.villaterracemuseum.org/

Children’s Museum of Fond Du Lac Inc

http://www.cmfdl.org/

Chippewa Valley Museum

http://www.cvmuseum.com

City of Platteville — Museum Department

http://www.platteville.org/CityDepts/MiningRolloJamisonMuseums/ tabid/1859/Default.aspx

Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum

http://www.dekeslaytonmuseum.com

Door County Maritime Museum & Lighthouse Preservation Society

http://dcmm.org

Dunn County Historical Society

http://www.dunnhistory.org

Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

http://www.woodtype.org

Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

http://www.textilecollection.wisc.edu

Jewish Museum Milwaukee

http://www.jewishmuseummilwaukee.org

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

http://www.jmkac.org

Kenosha County Historical Society/Kenosha History

http://www.kenoshahistorycenter.org

Kenosha Public Museum

http://www.kenosha.org

La Crosse County Historical Society

Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

http://www.lywam.org

Logan Museum of Anthropology

http://www.beloit.edu/logan/

Madeline Island Museum

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org

Madison Children’s Museum

http://www.madisonchildrensmuseum.org

Marathon County Historical Society

http://www.marathoncountyhistory.com

Military Veterans Museum & Education Center

http://www.mvmwisconsin.com

Miller Art Museum

http://www.millerartmuseum.org

Milwaukee Art Museum

http://www.mam.org

Milwaukee Public Museum

http://www.mpm.edu

Mitchell Gallery of Flight

http://www.mitchellgallery.org

Museum of Wisconsin Art

http://www.wisconsinart.org

Neville Public Museum

http://www.nevillepublicmuseum.org

Oneida Nation Museum

http://www.oneidanation.org/museum/

Oshkosh Public Museum

http://www.oshkoshmuseum.org

Outagamie County Historical Society

http://www.foxvalleyhistory.org

Port Washington Historical Society

http://www.portwashingtonhistoricalsociety.org

Racine Heritage Museum

www.racineheritagemuseum.org

Racine Art Museum

http://www.ramart.org

Rahr-West Art Museum

http://www.manitowoc.org

Rock County Historical Society

http://www.rchs.us

Sheboygan County Historical Society & Museum

http://www.co.sheboygan.wi.us/html/d_museum.html

The Charles Allis and Villa Terrace Art Museums

http://www.cavtmuseums.org

UW Geology Museum

http://www.geology.wisc.edu/~museum

Washington County Historical Society

http://www.historyisfun.com/index.htm

Waukesha County Museum

http://www.wchsm.org

Wisconsin Automotive Museum

http://www.wisconsinautomuseum.com

Wisconsin Historical Museum

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/museum/

Wisconsin Maritime Museum

http://www.wisconsinmaritime.org

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

http://museum.dva.state.wi.us

Wright Museum of Art — Beloit College

http://www.beloit.edu/wright/