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  Models Pages AK-CACT-IA, IL-KS, KY-MA, MD-ME, MI-MTNC-NJ, NY-OHOR-TN, TX-ZZ   
 

 
Illinois
Arlington Heights
Arlington Heights Historical Museum
110 W Fremont Street
Arlington Heights IL 60004
Phone 847 255-1225
Web Site http://www.ahmuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:ahmuseum@ahpd.org
Description local history complex includes 1882 house, 1908 house, replica log cabin, and 1906 soda pop factory
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Factory
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection G-M Models
Collection N-Z Tools
Era 1900

Bloomington
Prairie Aviation Museum
Central Illinois Regional Airport
2929 East Empire Street
Bloomington IL
Phone 309 663-7632
Web Site http://www.prairieaviationmuseum.org/
Description aviation history with models, photos, Ozark Airlines memorabilia, several airplanes, helicopters & military ground vehicles
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
Collection G-M Models
New or Updated: 04/12/2003

Illinois
Chicago
MSI Model Railroad
Address
Chicago IL
Phone
Web Site http://www.msichicago.org/info/tlc/railroad.html
Description
Type of Resource
Activity
Primary Focus
Railroad
Collection G-M Models
 

  IL

  Elmhurst

  American Movie Palace Museum

  152 North York 2nd Floor

  York Theatre Building

  Elmhurst  IL 60126    

  Phone  630 782-1800

  Web   http://www2.hawaii.edu/~angell/thsa/museum.html

  Description  drawings, photos, memorabilia of the great movie palaces

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Entertainment

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Collection G-M  Models

  Collection   Photography

  Owner/Operator:  Theatre Historical Society of America

  New or Updated   1/19/2006

 

 

 

 

  Indiana

  Delphi

  Wabash & Erie Canal Interpretive Center

  1030 N Washington St

  Delphi  IN  46923    

  Phone   765 564-6572

  Web Site  http://www.wabashanderiecanal.org/subpage/interpretive/generalinfo.html

  E-mail  mailto:mccain@carlnet.org

  Description  3 mile long stretch of rewatered canal with 60 exhibit museum, 7 mile trail system

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type   Canal

  Kind of Activity   Trails

  Industry /Profession Transportation

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:   1/6/2005


Jeffersonville
Howard Steamboat Museum
1101 East Market Street
Jeffersonville IN 47130
Phone 812 283-3728
Web Site http://www.steamboatmuseum.org/
E-mail  david@reinhardt.com
Description home of steamboat builders with original furnishings, memorabilia of steamboats
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Decorative Arts

Collection G-M Models
Collection N-Z Photography
Era 1894

  Indiana

  Muncie

  Academy of Model Aeronautics

  5161 E Memorial Dr

  5151 East Memorial Drive

  Muncie   IN  47302    

  Phone  765 287-1256

  Web Site http://www.modelaircraft.org/

  Description  museum just for model aircraft -- 1000 acre flying site

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Collection G-M   Models

  New or Updated:  9/2/2007

Terre Haute
Children's Science & Technology Museum
523 Wabash Avenue
Terre Haute IN 47807
Phone
812 235-5548
Web Site
http://www.cstm.org/
Description
Space Simulator, model airplanes, TV studio, music corner, thermal imaging
Type of Resource
Science
Primary Focus Children
Collection G-M Models
New or Updated: 06/27/2003

Indiana
Vevay
Switzerland County Historical Society Museum
210 East Market St
PO Box 201
Vevay IN 47011
Phone 812 427-2692
Web Site http://www.switzcpl.lib.in.us/historicalsociety.html
Description riverboat models, piano, local memorabilia, tools, voting booth
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection G-M Models
Collection N-Z Tools
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/30/2003
 

  KS

  El Dorado

  Kansas Oil Museum

  383 East Central

  El Dorado  KS  67042    

  Phone   316 321-9333

  Web Site  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/museums/kom/index.html

  Description  Oil Exploration in Kansas - derrick, theater, scale models, 10 acres of

                    field equipment & historic buildings

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Industrial

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Oil

  Collection  Machinery

  Collection G-M  Models

  Research  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Butler County Historical Society

  New or Updated:  3/25/2006


Kansas
Goodland
High Plains Museum
1717 Cherry Ave
Goodland KS 67735
Phone 785 899-4595
Web Site http://www.goodlandnet.com/museum/
Alt Web http://skyways.lib.ks.us/museums/ - gG
Description first patented helicopter (1909) replica, dioramas, Depression, Dust Bowl exhibits, prehistoric tools, mammoths
Type of Resource Museum
Collection A-F Helicopter
Collection G-M Models
Owner/Operator: City of Goodland
New or Updated: 04/25/2003

  Great Bend

  Kansas Oil & Gas Museum

  5944 10th St

  Great Bend KS    67530    

  Phone   620 793-5742

  Alt Phone   620 792-7033

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.visitgreatbend.com/aviaoil.htm

  Description  products, models of production facilities, drilling equipment, geology

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group   Hall of Fame

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  Industry /Profession Energy

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:  12/1/2004


Kansas
Leavenworth
Frontier Army Museum Association
55 McClellan Avenue
Leavenworth KS 66027
Phone 913 682-2880
Web Site http://leav-www.army.mil/museum/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Nature of Group or Site Association
 
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