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Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
- A Scottish organization dedicated to telling the story of a person who was the worlds richest man. Contains biographical information and links. Located in Dunfermline, Scotland.
- Dedicated to preserving the legacy of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, and the Southern soldier. Maintains a collection of furniture, art, textiles and archival materials belonging to the Davis family, and militaria. Located in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Boyhood Home of President Woodrow Wilson
- Features a Presbyterian Manse where Wilson lived from 1860-1870. Includes a virtual tour, an events calendar, programs, membership, hours, admission fees and directions. Located in Augusta, Georgia, United States.
Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave
- Offers retrospective of Cody's life as a hero of American Plains and founder of the Wild West show. Exhibits include Native Americans, Wild West performers and events, historic firearms. Includes hours, admission fees and directions. Located in Golden, Colorado, United States.
Edgar Allan Poe Museum
- Features the history of this author's life in nineteenth century Richmond, Virginia. Includes pictures, relics and verse.
Edison Birthplace Museum
- Ohio based organization dedicated to one of America's early inventors. Includes compilation of inventions, history, and birthplace tour. Located in Milan.
Ernest Hemingway Museum
- Features an online tour of this authors childhood home in Oak Park, Illinois. Includes interior photos and history of the home.
Ethan Allen Homestead
- The last home of the Revolutionary War hero, located in Burlington, Vermont.
The Freud Museum
- London home of Sigmund and his daughter Anna. Now contains this psychologist's library and collection of antiquities.
The Jimmy Stewart Museum
- Family home celebrating the life and career of this film star. Includes family photos, newsletter, directions and other local area attractions. Located in Indiana, Pennsylvania.
The John G. Neihardt State Historical Site
- Features the works and life of Nebraska's Poet Laureate, John G. Neihardt. Includes hours and contact details. Located in Bancroft, Nebraska, United States.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum
- Collections are housed in a series of buildings, including an 1898 depot, an 1880's school chapel, and an onion-domed house. Includes events, admission fees, photos, brochures, and a direction map to Walnut Grove, Minnesota, United States.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Park and Museum
- Non-profit organization and nationally recognized landmark was Laura's childhood home. Provides membership details, a history and links to area attractions. Located in Burr Oak, Iowa, United States.
The Liberace Museum
- Located in Las Vegas, NV, this facility features jewelry, wardrobe, automobiles, antiques and pianos belonging to the late entertainer. Includes family photos and history as well as contact information.
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial
- Childhood home of the 16th President of the United States. Includes contact information, photos, copies of documents and Civil War information. Located in Lincoln City, Indiana.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
- Dallas based facility containing the papers, memorabilia and tape recordings of the 36th United States President. Includes map, archive, exhibits and upcoming events. Located in Austin, Texas.
Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
- Features photographs and archival exhibits that tell the story of the author of the classic novel, "Gone With The Wind". Includes details of displays, upcoming events, history of the house, photos, hours, ticket prices, membership and directions. Located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mary Kay Museum
- Celebrating the life of makeup entrepreneur Mary Kay Ash.
The Mount: Estate & Gardens
- Designed and built by the author, Edith Wharton, in 1902 and restored to show the 'private sanctum' where she wrote her first bestsellers. Includes her life story, hours, tickets and directions. Located in Lenox, Massachusetts.
Mozart's Birthplace in the Getreidegasse, Salzburg
- Founded in 1880, this historic Salzburg home once housed the family of this composer. Includes photos, family history and information about the related music foundation.
National Steinbeck Center
- Salinas Valley, California center celebrating the life of this Nobel Prize winning author. Includes event calendar, photos and educational resources.
Patrick Henry National Memorial - Red Hill
- Last home and burial place of the "voice of American liberty". Features tour of 7 historic buildings, Henry's grave site and grounds. Includes biographical information, calendar of events, hours, admission rates and directions. Located in Brookneal, Virginia.
Pearl S Buck Museum
- Features the 1892 restored home of the American novelist. Includes a short biographical sketch, hours, and directions to the location in Hillsboro, West Virginia.
Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre
- Located in Buckinghamshire, UK. Provides details of archives and educational programs.
South Dakota Hall Of Fame
- Non-profit organization honors individuals whose lives have made an impact on the local, state and/or the national community. Includes history, membership form, nomination form, virtual tour, hours and directions. Located in Chamberlain.
The State Museum of V.V. Mayakovskii
- Exhibits and artifacts concerning the life and works of this Russian poet. Includes photos and English translation.
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
- Former home of Ansley Wilcox where following the assassination of President William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt took the oath of office as the 26th President of the United States on September 14, 1901.
Tycho Brahe Museum
- Tells the story of this Danish astronomer and the instruments he constructed. Exhibition also gives a short orientation in Renaissance Man's view of the world. Includes hours and directions. Located in Uraniborg, Sweden. [Swedish, German, and English].
- Features galleries with artifacts and memorabilia, theaters, interactive television and a children's museum. Includes details of displays and hours. Located in Claremore.
The William Herschel Museum
- Dedicated to the many achievements of these British astronomers. Includes news, events, online tour and visitors information. Located in Bath, England. Also available in French.
The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library
- Staunton, Virginia hosts this landmark of the 28th United States President. Includes historical facts, links and visitors information.
The Wordsworth Trust
- Features Dove Cottage, in Grasmere, home of poet William Wordsworth. Separate museum has exhibits of art works and memorabilia. Includes virtual tour, hours, fees and directions. Located in the UK.
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